This morning the shocking news was announced that Victoria Lee had died on Boxing Day. The 18 year old was undefeated in MMA and the younger sister of ONE Championship title holders Angela Lee and Christian Lee.
She had been scheduled to fight Zeba Bano at ONE Fight Night 6 this weekend in what would have been the fourth fight of her professional career. The teenager was following in the footsteps of her older siblings who have been extremely successful in their MMA careers.
No cause of death has been announced but the teenager passed away on December 26th. ONE Championship announced the tragic news this morning:
The ONE Championship team is devastated over the tragic passing of Victoria Lee. We send our most heartfelt condolences to her family and friends at this difficult time. pic.twitter.com/EUIp8jplxN
— ONE Championship (@ONEChampionship) January 8, 2023
Angela Lee, paid tribute to her younger sister in an emotional Instagram post,
She has gone too soon and our family has been completely devastated since then. We miss her. More than anything in this world. Our family will never be the same. Life will never be the same.
She was inundated with support from ONE Championship fighters such as Aung La Nsang and Rodtang Jitmuangnon in the comments. CEO Chatri Sityodtong also paid tribute to Victoria Lee on the promotion’s official website writing that,
I am heartbroken by Victoria Lee’s passing. May you rest in peace, Victoria. We will all miss you.