Dane Sayers, who participated on Season 12 of The Ultimate Fighter, passed away on June 5.
The case of death was not revealed. A tweet by the AM 1100 The Flag WZFG said that Sayers was pulled from the Red River on Saturday June 5 and that an autopsy is pending.
BREAKING: Fargo Police say 33-year-old Dane Sayers was the man pulled from the Red River Saturday, June 5th. Sayers was a professional MMA Fighter out of Moorhead. An autopsy has been performed, and results are pending #wdaynewsfirst
— AM 1100 The Flag WZFG (@theflagwzfg) June 7, 2021
On TUF 12, Sayers was coached by Georges St-Pierre against Josh Koscheck’s team. He defeated Ariel Sexton by submission to get into the house.
Sayers, whose “Red Horse” nickname is a tribute to his Native American heritage, compiled a 12-4-0 record from 2008 – 2018, with organizational stops in the LFA, Dakota FC, Impact Fighting Championships, Crowbar MMA, and Vivid MMA.