Mixed-martial-arts competitor Michael Kirkham died this morning as a
result of injuries sustained from a professional mixed-martial-arts bout
this past Saturday at the USC Aiken Convocation Center in South
WRDW News in Augusta, S.C., first reported the news.
Kirkham, 30, suffered repeated blows to the head during an MMA event
dubbed "Confrontation at Convocation Center" and collapsed afterward. An autopsy is scheduled for Tuesday.