The body of the professional fighter and former UFC champion, Evan Tanner, 37, was found in the Palo Verde mountain area of California on September 8th, 2008. He was found a few miles away from his campsite on foot, with no water, where the temperatures were around 110 degrees fahrenheit. The coroner's report listed the cause of death as from heat exposure.
Tanner left Oceanside, California on September 2nd. On September 4th, he sent a text message to a friend telling him that his motorcycle was out of gas, that he was out of water, and if his friend didn't hear from him the next day, to call the authorities. Unfortunately, Evan never returned home.
I'm not the hugest MMA fan, I consider myself a casual fan, and a n00b at best. I was listening to Dave Meltzer and Bryan Alvarez of the Wrestling Observer Radio, and the story of Tanner's life sounded intriguing.
As fantastic as it sounds, Tanner ventured into the deserts in search of treasure and adventure. I kid you …
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seemingly disbanded. But from the ashes
of the past, a new threat has risen. Out
of the fallen Empire, a new army called the First Order has spawned,
threatening to finish off what the Empire set out to do – eliminate the force by terminating the last
known Jedi, Luke Skywalker. But as the
Empire has evolved so have the Rebels.
Led by General Leia Organa, the Resistance (or the new Rebels) aims to
find Luke first, to stop the First Order.
We are told
this story through two new main characters.
Rey, who is a scavenger on the planet Jakku, who harvests scrap metals
to earn a meal. Finn, a turncoat stormtrooper
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