Mark Coleman, UFC legend, fights for his life after saving his parents from a fire in their house – La Opinion

Mark Coleman, UFC legend, fights for his life after saving his parents from a fire in their house – La Opinion



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Mark Coleman, legend and UFC Hall of Famer, He is hospitalized and fighting for his life after inhaling smoke while heroically saving his parents. of a fire in the house where he grew up near Toledo, Ohio.

According to a post on your Facebook page, Wes Sims, an old friend of Mark Coleman and also a former UFC fighter, explained that the former heavyweight champion took out Dan and Connie Foos Coleman, but returned for his dog Hammer. Then He was transported by helicopter to the hospital where he is intubated and sedated.

“I firmly believe in the power of prayer. I sent family and some friends some photos of Mark Coleman’s current condition. I know Mark, if he could talk he’d be like, ‘Record this s**t, Wes, we’ll go viral!’ Mark’s parents’ house caught fire last night. Mark saved Dan and Connie (his parents from him) and went back to look for Hammer, his dog.. He was flown to Toledo and is currently intubated and sedated. I swear to God he is one of the toughest individuals ever created, he has been through so much that a movie at this point couldn’t do justice to his life’s work! “Life is precious,” Sims wrote.

Morgan Coleman, daughter of the fighter, offered more details of what happened on his Instagram account and He revealed that despite the ex-fighter’s efforts he could not save his dog Hammer. “Our father has always been our hero and means a lot to us. He is and always will be a fighter. The strongest and bravest man I know. Please continue to pray for him and our family during this extremely difficult time. We will deeply miss our sweet Hammer,” he posted alongside a photo with his daughter’s father.

The fire reportedly broke out in the kitchen of the home, although the cause has not yet been revealed. Members of seven different fire departments responded to the scene and After the flames were extinguished, the property was declared a total loss.

Mark Coleman, 59, He was a Pride FC and UFC heavyweight champion.. He won the belt at UFC 10 and then repeated as champion at UFC 11. In 2008 he was included in the Hall of Fame as one of the best fighters in the category.

In MMA since 1996, The American fighter participated in 26 fights, won 16 and lost ten times. His main wins were over Don Frye, Dan Severn, Gary Goodridge, Igor Vovchanchyn, Maurício ‘Shogun’ Rua and Stephan Bonnar.

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