5 Nov 2010 10:08:39 AM
Andre ‘Dida’ Amade and Brother Mauricio Veio Lucky to Be Alive Following Shooting in Toronto Last Month
(Dida demonstrating the importance of good head movement.)
Both Dida and his brother Mauricio Veio were getting into the vehicle of a student to catch a ride home after class on the afternoon of October 20 when a gunman shot two rounds into the back seat of the SUV they were sitting in.
The popular trainer of UFC light heavyweight champion Mauricio "Shogun" Rua was grazed on the back of the head by one of the bullets while another student who was sitting beside him in the vehicle was hit in the arm.
Fortunately both men survived.
In spite of the ten staples he required to close the gash, Dida, who has since opened his own gym in Toronto is still planning to compete on Monday’s K-1 Max card against Hinata.Read More ADD COMMENTS (905) DIGG THIS