The Fight Network has reported that Sammy Vasquez, 35-year-old mixed martial artist from Houston, Texas, died on Friday, Nov. 30. Vasquez’s death appears to be the first documented fatality resulting from a regulated MMA fight.
This is a sad and unfortunate day in our sport's history. I'm sure, that I am safe in saying that the entire staff of BloodyElbow.com sends our condolences to Sammy's family and friends. Especially to his wife, Sandra, and 7-year-old son.
R.I.P. Sammy Vasquez 1971-2007