Last week Reports surfaced that Ultimate Fighter veteran and current UFC contender Josh Samman was found by a friend in his apartment unresponsive. Sources close to the situation says that what happened was a heroin overdose, Samman was comatose with a the needle still in his arm while his friend, Troy Kirkingburg who is an MMA announcer for local Florida promotions was dead on arrival. Samman was immediately rushed to the hospital.
Many members of the MMA community are mourning the fighters death in wake of the news of his passing this morning. Check it out.
— Gilbert Jamal Smith (@JamalSmithMMA) October 5, 2016
— The MMA Kings (@mma_kings) October 5, 2016
The world lost an amazing fighter, writer and human being. RIP Josh Samman. pic.twitter.com/S4KDMGZMs7
— Justin Hartling (@justinhartling) October 5, 2016
— Fat Boy Jiu Jitsu (@FatBoyJiuJitsu) October 5, 2016
— MyMMANews.com (@MyMMANews) October 5, 2016