In the hospital in San Diego for the 45th year of life died Kevin Randleman, a former UFC champion in the heavyweight division, reports Fox Sports.
He was hospitalized several days ago with the diagnosis «pneumonia». The athlete died of cardiac arrest.
Kevin Randleman is two-time NCAA champion in freestyle wrestling (I was in the team of Ohio University).
In MMA he has spent 33 fights, 17 of which have won.
In 1999-2000 Kevin Randleman was the champion of UFC in heavy weight. 17 November 2000 in the title fight knocked out Randy Couture.
Then the fighter acted in RFC, Pride, Sengoku, Strikeforce.
In 2004 Kevin Randleman lost to Fedor Emelianenko. In this battle, Rendleman remembered for a spectacular throw, vpechatlil the Russian to the Mat.