Former UFC Fighter Ryan Jimmo Dead at 34

By Staff  |  06/27/2016

Ryan Jimmo

Former UFC fighter Ryan Jimmo died early Sunday morning (June 26), after he was struck by a vehicle in Edmonton, Alberta during a parking lot altercation. He was just 34.

According to ESPN, he police believe he had approached the driver of a vehicle and was walking back to his own car when he was struck by a vehicle, which then fled the scene.

Jimmo was pronounced dead at a nearby hospital.

Police are still looking for the suspect vehicle, described as a dark colored, customized older model pickup truck.

During his MMA career, Jimmo went by the nickname "The Big Deal", and recorded a 19-5 record, going 3-4 record seven UFC fights.

Following news of his death, UFC president Dana White tweeted a photo of Jimmo with the caption "RIP Ryan Jimmo."