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Josh Samman Celebration of Life Set for Friday, Foundation Created

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UFC middleweight fighter Josh Samman has passed away on Oct. 5, 2016, at the age of 28 in a hospital in Hollywood, Fla.

Following Samman’s passing, his family and friends have scheduled a Celebration of Life for Friday, Oct. 14, at 1 p.m. ET. It will take place at The Moon located at 1105 East Lafayette St., Tallahassee, Fla., 32301.

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His parents have also created the Josh Samman MMA Foundation, which they hope to use to help aspiring young athletes.

Below is the description of the Josh Samman MMA Foundation, which you can donate to at: https://www.youcaring.com/josh-samman-mma-foundation-667761

Josh Samman was a talented artist in many aspects of life as well as a huge advocate for the sport of mixed martial arts. In addition to starting an MMA promotion that toured the state of Florida giving young athletes a chance to compete; he spent countless hours doing interviews and writing articles to bring more attention to the sport that changed his life. For Josh, it was about more than helping the sport of MMA grow, it was about helping people in need. Through his promotion he teamed up with multiple local charities, ranging from pediatric cancer to military veteran programs.

It is in this spirit that we have decided to start a non-profit to help young athletes get a chance to have those same life changing experiences. We hope to help cover training expenses, travel expenses, and proper education on being a professional in the sport. Our goal is to one day have a sponsored athlete pass on the good deed to others in need.

We ask that in lieu of sending flowers or gifts to the family for his Celebration of life that you donate to ….View full article

Source:: mmaweekly