Dane Sayers, a cast member on Season 12 of “The Ultimate Fighter,” has died.
Sayers, also usually known as “Red Horse” for his native roots, died this previous weekend at 33, a household member told MMA Junkie on Monday.
The explanation for his sudden death was no longer revealed, but WZFG-1100 AM in Fargo, N.D., on Monday tweeted that Sayers was pulled out of the Red River this previous Saturday and that results of an autopsy calm are pending.
BREAKING: Fargo Police remark 33-12 months-aged Dane Sayers was the man pulled from the Red River Saturday, June 5th. Sayers was a official MMA Fighter out of Moorhead. An autopsy has been performed, and results are pending #wdaynewsfirst
— AM 1100 The Flag WZFG (@theflagwzfg) June 7, 2021
Sayers competed 16 times as a official MMA fighter from 2008-2018. He compiled a 12-4 chronicle with wins in Dakota FC, Impact FC, Crowbar MMA and MAX Fights.
In 2010, Sayers punched his price into the national spotlight with a station on “TUF 12,” coached by Georges St-Pierre and Josh Koscheck. Within the round of fights to catch into the residence, Sayers beat Ariel Sexton by second-round submission.
Wearing his signature crimson mohawk, Sayers was drafted onto St-Pierre’s team. He misplaced in the outlet round of the match to Sako Chivitchian in a two-round unanimous resolution.
Sayers’ most latest MMA war got right here in April 2018 when he was defeated by Indalecio Romero at LFA 38. He also competed for Valor Bare Knuckle Combating in November 2019, when he misplaced to Joshua Dyer by TKO.