“The Ultimate Fighter 12” alum Dane Sayers died at age 33 over the weekend.
WZFG-1100 AM in Fargo, N.D., tweeted that Sayers was pulled out of Red River on Saturday. Autopsy results are still pending.
BREAKING: Fargo Police say 33-year-old Dane Sayers was the man pulled from the Red River Saturday, June 5th. Sayers was a professional MMA Fighter out of Moorhead. An autopsy has been performed, and results are pending #wdaynewsfirst— AM 1100 The Flag WZFG (@theflagwzfg) June 7, 2021
During his stint on “TUF 12,” Sayers submitted Ariel Sexton to make it into the house, where he was chosen to be on Georges St. Pierre’s team. The man known as “Red Horse” fell to Sako Chivitchyan via unanimous decision in the opening round to be eliminated from the show.
The Fargo, N.D., native compiled a 12-4 mark over the course of a professional MMA career that began in 2008. He last competed at Legacy Fighting Alliance 38 on April 27, 2018, when he lost a unanimous decision to Tat Romero.
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