UFC middleweight fighter passes away at 28

Josh Samman had been in a coma since being found unconscious at his home

BY Raf Diallo 18:43 Wednesday 5 October 2016, 18:43 5 Oct 2016

Image: Jae C. Hong / AP/Press Association Images

UFC fighter Josh Samman has passed away at the age of 28.

The middleweight had been in a coma since being found unconscious at his home in Florida last week.

The Iowa native had been found alongside his friend and room-mate Troy Kirkingburg, who was pronounced dead on arrival hospital.

Samman was in a critical condition before passing away.

His last fight was in July.   

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