Angela Lee car accident

Angela Lee car accident came as a shock to everyone. However, she has been unstoppable ever since.

Angela Seung Ju Pucci, also known as Angela Lee, is a Canadian-American mixed martial artist currently competing in ONE Championship.

She became the youngest-ever individual to win a world title in MMA by defeating Mei Yamaguchi to earn the ONE Women’s Atomweight Title.

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Angela Lee Car Accident Update 2023

Angela Lee was involved in a horrific car accident in November 2017 that forced her out of a ONE Championship title defense matchup.

Then-21-year-old Angela, who had a record of 8-0 at the time, was had to let go of the fight with challenger Mei Yamaguchi (16-10-1), slated for “ONE Championship 65: Immortal Pursuit” on November 24 in Singapore.

In a message on Instagram, Angela said she fell asleep while driving early morning to practice and apologized to fans and Yamaguchi.

Fortunately, no serious injuries were sustained to Angela or anyone else. However, the information came as a warning about driving while tired.

ONE Championship officials announced the accident, and we saw a photo of Angela’s mangled Audi.

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Angela Lee’s car after the accident. (Source: Twitter)

The story of the terrifying 2017 car crash and her inspiring return has resurfaced. Her nickname, ‘Unstoppable,’ represents the adversity she has overcome.

The MMA champion is always ready to overcome obstacles, from brutal injuries to fighting pneumonia.

Following the traumatic experience of the incident, she was initially unable to go back to the gym.

“It was hard to return to training because I felt very weak. I could not even step on the mat without crying,” Angela said. 

She said watching her brother, Christian, win in the circle helped put her mind back where it needed to be.

Angela hopes that her story inspires others to rise above the adversity they face.

What Happened To Victoria Lee, Angela Lee Sister?

Victoria Lee (2004-2022), the youngest sibling of ONE World Champions Angela Lee and Christian Lee, is no more.

On January 7, 2023, Angela announced on Instagram that her sister had died on December 26, 2022. The cause of her death is yet to be disclosed.

The ONE women atom weight MMA athlete Victoria tragically passed away at age 18. 

The ONE Championship team is devastated by the news and sends their most heartfelt condolences to her family and friends at this difficult time.

Chairman and CEO Chatri Sityodtong also paid tribute to social media. “I am heartbroken by Victoria Lee’s passing,” he wrote, remembering how she had blossomed over the years since he first met her when she was 11.

Sityodtong praised how “wise, thoughtful, and selfless she was beyond her years” and noted her “purest heart of gold and a brilliant mind.”

“May you rest in peace, Victoria. We will all miss you,” he added and sent his condolences to Ken (Father), Jewelz (mother), Angela, Christian, Adrian (siblings), and all of their loved ones.

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ONE Championship MMA fighter Victoria Lee is dead at 18. (Source: New York Post)

Victoria, one of the emerging stars in mixed martial arts, made her successful MMA debut aged 16 on February 26, 2021.

She scored 3-0 as a professional, winning all three fights in Singapore in 2021 using different methods.

Her pro debut was against Sunisa Srisan via rear-naked choke in February 2021, followed by an armbar submission over Wang Luping in July 2021 and a second-round TKO over Victoria Souza in September 2021.

After not fighting in 2022, Victoria was set to take on Zeba Bano on January 14, 2023, at ONE in Bangkok, Thailand.

Angela Lee Family Background In Detail

Angela Lee was born in Vancouver, Canada, to her parents, Ken Lee and Jewelz Lee, both martial artists.

She is of Singaporean, Chinese, and Korean heritage since her Father is Chinese-Singaporean and her mother is South Korean-born Canadian. She holds Canadian and American citizenship.

The Lee family moved to Hawaii when Angela was seven. Due to her parents’ background and her immense interest, Angela started training at a young age and competing at six.

Angela is the eldest child with younger brothers, Christian and Adrian, and a sister, Victoria.

All four siblings are into MMA. Christian is also an MMA fighter and the reigning ONE Welterweight World Champion and ONE Lightweight World Champion, while Victoria (2004-2022) and Adrian also trained in martial arts.

Angela Lee family
ONE Championship stars Angela, Victoria, and Christian Lee. (Source: Bleacher Report)

Angela is married to fellow mixed martial artist Bruno Pucci, with whom she shares a daughter named Ava Marie (b. April 2021).

Angela and Bruno are head coaches at United BJJ Hawaii, a gym they founded in 2021. 

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