MMA fighter, 26, dies after suffering brain injury during match
A mixed martial arts fighter Saeideh Aletaha, 26 died after suffering a brain injury during a match in Britain on Saturday and police said they were investigating.
Saeideh was injured during a sports fight at a Fast and Furious Fight Series match in Southhampton and was taken to the hospital shortly after, police said. She died Sunday, according to BBC.
Saeideh Aletaha was a lovely character with a beautiful soul. Her dedication to the sport was 110% travelling miles every day just to train,” the gym wrote. “She found her place with us just a few months ago but has become apart [sic] of the family and will be sorely missed.”
“Thank you to our team on the night who acted with utmost professionalism and carried their duties out above and beyond to react to the situation, and again we are here for any of you that needs it in this sad time.”
Exile Gym, where Aletaha trained, posted a tribute to her.