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Firstly, I would like to apologise for the delay in answering all the kind messages I have received on this forum, I have found it very difficult to respond as the pain of the loss of my son is still very raw.
Tomorrow the 10th of March would have been Rik's birthday, that will be a tough one :-(
On a positive note, Rik's son Jay, who like his father started Aikido at the age of 5 yrs - Jay fought his third professional MMA fight at ` Fusion 15 ` on Saturday March 7th - winning by a KO in the first round - this is his third consecutive win as a 20 yr old professional - all three by first round KO - just like his father :-) Rik would have been so proud Jay.
Jay has been voted the most promising UK youngster to make it to the UFC.
Thank you once again for your kind words and thoughts.