A former UFC Champion Evan Tanner was found dead in Palo Verde Area in California. His body was recovered after reported missing in a solo camping trip off to the region north of Brawley, California. It was reported that he had died due to an exposure in a massive heat which reached 144 degrees last sunday. It was reported in cagepotato.com that he had ran out of gas and was attempting to walk back which he did not get the chance to see the civilization again.
Evan Tanner, died at 37 is an American professional mixed martial arts figther, who was recently fought for the UFC last june was a former UFC Middleweight and USWF Heavyweight champion. He has a professional record of 32 wins and 8 losses. He won Pancrase Neo-Blood tourney in Tokyo which made him the first American to have the honor.
His career started when he defeated Heath Herring at USWF 7 and defended the same title five times. He won at UFC 51 wherein he had the UFC Middleweight title from David Terrell.
Rest in Peace Evan Tanner.