Very sad news in the mixed martial arts community this morning as we learn of the passing of former Xtreme Couture head coach, Robert Follis. According to reports from girlfriend, Myra Fukuno, Follis passed away on December 15.
Follis broke away from the Las Vegas based fight team in November, after a more than four year tenure there. Prior to his time at Xtreme Couture, he was the head coach and co-owner of Team Quest in Portland, Oregon.
Details as to the cause of death have not yet been released. We will keep you updated as more information becomes available. A fundraiser has been set up at youcaring.com.
****** UPDATE: A coroner has ruled the death of Robert Follis as suicide from a self-inflicted gun shot to the head along Route 160.
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