by Sven Bean, Ring of Fire (ROFMMA.com)
Two Berthoud, Colorado Wrestlers – Tyler Carron and Niko Landeros – were seriously injured late last Monday night in a car accident. They had pulled over on the side of a road in Berthoud to fix a flat tire, they were pulling the spare tire out of the back of their SUV when they were sturck by another SUV. Niko was airlifted to Denver Memorial and Tyler was taken to Mckey Medical Center, where he was later flown to Denver Memorial. Tyler lost both of his legs and the docters were not able to reattach either leg. Niko was able to have one of his legs reattached but the doctors are not sure if the body will accept the leg. Both are in serious conditon.
An account has been set up at Bank of the West in Longmont, CO. Checks can be made to The Tyler Carron/Niko Landeros Charitable Fund. The checks can be sent to: Bank of the West, 1610 Hover Rd. Longmont, CO 80501. All of the proceeds will be divided between the two families to help cover medical expenses/rehab./etc.
Both young men are fans of MMA and supporters of Ring of Fire. These are the times when the MMA community needs to stand up and show the rest of the world what we are truly all about.
Please help us with this cause.
Local wrestling coach and Ring of Fire veteran Leister Bowling is also helping to cooridinate these efforts. He is accepting donations from MMA teams/fighters such as t-shirts, signed gloves, programs, etc. These kids are big fans of the sport, and everything will make a differance. To Contact Leister Bowling you may call him at his work 303-442-1898 (ask for Leister III) or 303-827-5441
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