UFC Fighter Josh Samman Dead At 28

October 5, 2016
UFC fighter Josh Samman passed away Wednesday. He was only 28.

Josh had been in a coma for a week after being found unresponsive at his apartment last Thursday.

Samman's manager Gary Ibarra issued a statement to FOX Sports on Wednesday regarding the fighter's passing:

"It is with a heavy heart that the family of Joshua Samman, well known professional mixed martial artist, promoter and author have announced his passing this morning at 7:20 a.m. at Regional Memorial Hospital in Hollywood, Florida. He was 28 years old.

"The cause of death has yet to be determined pending an autopsy. The family asks that Josh's privacy be respected and that everyone continue to keep them in your thoughts and prayers during this extremely difficult time."

-Mike Draup

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