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MattHughesFan

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The death of Sam Vasquez marks the first death as a casualty of a regulated MMA. Sherodg followed this up with a recounting of another MMA death from an unsanctioned MMMA bout



http://www.sherdog.com/news/articles.asp?n_id=10270

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Post #1   12/7/07 6:11:19PM   

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Saddening, but from what I gathered from the article, he was having health problems during training. If he stepped into the ring knowing that he would have to exert himself 100x more than in training, then his death cannot be blamed on the sport of MMA. I know it sounds cold, but his death was his own doing.

Post #2   12/8/07 8:51:01AM   

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he had a pre existing blood clot, and should not have been fighting.

Terrible news just the same

best wishes to his family

Post #3   12/10/07 12:45:20PM