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Secret of Dane Fayers The Ultimate Fighter’s Death in Red River


The dead body of Dane Fayers, The Ultimate Fighter, was found in the Red River over the weekend at the young age of 33; the world of Mixed Martial Arts confirmed the tragic news on Monday (June 7, 2021). RIP.

Fans want to know what happened to Dane Fayers from Fargo, North Dakota, after the successful competitor, compiling a 12-4 record as a professional fighter, was pulled from the river on Saturday (June 5) by kayakers.

Fargo police reported that they responded to a call, reporting a body found in the river at 2:20 p.m. at approximately the 2100 block of 5th Street South, near Riverside Cemetery, in Fargo, as we said.

The dead body of Dane Fayers, The Ultimate Fighter, was found in the Red River
Image source: Twitter

Dane Sayers was remembered by The world of Mixed Martial Arts Monday, June 7, as a successful competitor who compiled a 12-4 record as a professional fighter, while his heartbroken mother, Bonnie, remembered her late son for other things as well as his good heart.

However, lets to see what really happened to Dane Fayers, The Ultimate Fighter, after his autopsy result was clarified:

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Dane Fayers The Ultimate Fighter’s Autopsy Clarifies the Cause of Death

On the first day after the tragedy, Police had not revealed how Sayers lost his life; but they announced that while the investigation is ongoing, an autopsy has been performed, and they’re awaiting results. 

Officials finally reported Monday that the autopsy had been done; nevertheless, no more information was officially revealed.

“We loved him very much,” his mom said about her son, who was found dead Saturday. Bonnie Sayers then came to announce that authorities have informed the family that her son’s passing was due to accidental drowning.

Sayers’ often explored along the banks of the Red River to collect driftwood and gift them to various people. Over the years, these gifts had been used to make artwork and adorn wedding venues. He additionally made driftwood carvings and would leave them along with hiking trails.

The dead body of Dane Fayers, The Ultimate Fighter, was found in the Red River
Image source: Twitter

Born in Moorhead, ND, and rose in West Fargo, Sayers nickname as a fighter was ‘Red Horse,’ which was given to him by Chief Earl Old Person of the Blackfeet Nation. According to his father, Dale Sayers, he was a listed Turtle Mountain Chippewa Tribe member and was of both Chippewa and Blackfeet heritage.

The family are going to hold a celebration of Dane Fayers’ life for June 25.

A Short Review of Dane Fayers

Sayers first appeared in pro-MMA in 2008 in the North Dakota-based promotion MAX fights. He went 7-1 to kick off his career and, after two years, joined the cast of The Ultimate Fighter Season 12: Team GSP vs. Team Koscheck.

He became the seventh pick of Team GSP after defeating Ariel Sexton in the elimination round while Michael Johnson, Jonathan Brookins, Alex Caceres, and Cody McKenzie were other members of that team.

Red Horse lost to Sako Chivitchian by the public decision on Episode 7 of the series and was dropped from the fight. Dane did not star for the UFC following his credit on TUF.

The dead body of Dane Fayers, The Ultimate Fighter, was found in the Red River
Image source: The Forum of Fargo-Moorhead

Appearing on the regional scene around the Dakotas since 2010, the beloved fighter improved his pro record to 12-3. In his last MMA fight, he decided to lose the competition to Indalecio Romero at LFA 38 in 2018. In 2019 he starred in Ken Shamrock’s Valor Bare Knuckle promotion, where he lost to Joshua Dyer.

During his lifetime, Sayers served in IT, and additionally, he was a strong chess player. His mother claimed that he would play chess with Georges St-Pierre.

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