Stephan Bonnar died on December 22nd at the age of 45, and on Monday, it was declared that his death was an accident caused by ‘Fentanyl, Parafluorofentanyl and Mitragynine intoxication’. While he was originally thought to have passed away due to presumed heart complications, the coroner’s office in Nevada released a letter indicating that he had overdosed on Fentanyl, an extremely potent synthetic opioid, along with Parafluorofentanyl and Mitragynine, an active alkaloid found in Kratom, a medicinal plant. Bonnar, who had a 15-9 professional record, was a UFC Hall of Famer who fought for the promotion between 2004 and 2012, and appeared in the first season of The Ultimate Fighter. Dana White, the president of the UFC, paid tribute to Bonnar stating that he was one of the most important fighters the UFC had ever had and that he would be missed.
Cause of death of UFC icon Stephan Bonnar disclosed
- 6 May 2023
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