PFL Fighter, Bellator Alum Jordan Young Dead At 27

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The MMA world was shocked Sunday (December 19) morning as it was revealed that Jordan Young suddenly passed at the age of 27.

Derik Santos, Young's coach, broke the news of the death of the fighter. American Top Team's social profiles would also present the news via social media. The cause of death is unknown at this time.

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"It’s with a heavy heart, we have learned about the passing of our teammate Jordan Young. Our team is shocked and deeply saddened by this news. A great teammate, he will be deeply missed by all of us. Thoughts and prayers to his family. RIP to this warrior"

Young made his MMA debut in 2014. Fighting for MCC and Victory FC, he joined Bellator in 2017. On a six-fight win streak, Young would finally lose his perfect record against Julias Angiickas in 2019.

Following a run with Bellaor, Young decided it was time to make a change. He did not enjoy being inactive and joined the Professional Fighters League for its 2021 season. Young lost his debut bout for the promotion against Tom Lawlor in June. The Iowa native rebounded during the PFL Finals in October, beating Omari Arkmedov via third-round TKO. Young was set to be a part of the PFL's 2022 season.

Young's career stands at 12-2 and has been honored by many within the MMA community since the news broke.

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