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The Wrestling World Reacts To The Passing Of UFC Legend Stephan Bonnar

On Saturday evening, the UFC announced the tragic news that MMA legend Stephan Bonnar has passed away at the age of 45, after what is believed to be from heart complications. Bonnar reportedly passed away on Thursday, with the news just coming out. The official UFC statement stated, “The UFC family is saddened by the […]

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The Wrestling World Reacts To The Passing Of UFC Legend Stephan Bonnar

On Saturday evening, the UFC announced the tragic news that MMA legend Stephan Bonnar has passed away at the age of 45, after what is believed to be from heart complications. Bonnar reportedly passed away on Thursday, with the news just coming out. The official UFC statement stated,

“The UFC family is saddened by the tragic passing of UFC Hall of Famer Stephan Bonnar Thursday from presumed heart complications while at work.”

“Stephan Bonnar was one of the most important fighters to ever compete in the Octagon,” said UFC President Dana White. “His fight with Forrest Griffin changed the sport forever, and he will never be forgotten. The fans loved him, related to him and he always gave them his best. He will be missed.”

Following the news of his passing, the wrestling world has taken to social media to pay their respects to the UFC Hall of Famer. You can check out some of the reactions below:

R.I.P legend.

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