Bellator featherweight Robin van Roosmalen was seriously injured after a car accident in his native country of the Netherlands on Wednesday. His 29-year-old sister Melissa, who was with him at the time, died from her injuries.
- The incident happened in Nieuwegein in Utrecht. According to the initial report, the siblings were stopped on the shoulder of the road when an oncoming truck collided with their vehicle. The driver was reportedly arrested soon after. No further details have been provided regarding van Roosmalen's condition.
- The 31-year-old van Roosmalen was a kickboxing champion under Glory, where he held both the lightweight and featherweight titles. He decided to transition to MMA in May 2019 and signed with Bellator.
- Van Roosmalen was supposed to make his MMA debut at Bellator 232 in October 2019. However, he was forced off the bout after failing to make the 145-pound weight limit.