28 year old UFC middleweight Josh Samman has passed away in South Florida after being in a coma. He was hospitalized late last week after being found unresponsive Thursday night when a friend found him and his roommate Troy in their apartment. Troy was found dead at the time.
Detectives are investigating the case.
Just 2 days before he was found unresponsive, Samman posted a picture of him signing a contract to fight on December 9th at the UFC show in Albany, New York.
On September 18th he posted this picture with the caption: Found an old friend in Texas: Uriah Hall. The two were castmates on The Ultimate Fighter 17.
Samman's most memorable performance was his headkick knockout over Eddie Gordon in December 2014.
Samman was also a talented writer and journalist, he penned a memoir where he chronicled his struggles with addiction, career-threatening injuries, and the death of his lover.
2016 has seen the passing of many MMA fighters including Kevin Randleman, Ryan Jimmo, Kimbo
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