UFC Veteran Dan Spohn Saves Neighbors From House Fire

UFC veteran Dan Spohn is flying to Las Vegas today and is preparing for his role as a backup for PFL 9, as he will only compete if one of the fighters in the playoffs misses weight or cannot compete for a different reason.

However, a potentially soon to be fighting Spohn saved his neighbors from a fire that engulfed their house this past Saturday. Spohn reportedly saved members of the unnamed family and even saved their pets as well before the firefighters arrived.

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“It was pretty hard to see in there, it was about ready to fill up with smoke on the inside, I didn’t think it was that bad,” Spohn said to Bluegrass MMA. “But it was already pretty bad. I just had to cover my mouth up a little bit and run through and just flash my light through and find all the people I could. I hollered out through all the buildings and upstairs, and I just had to get out of there after that.”

Spohn was coming home after working a 16 hour shift at a prison and despite risking his life, still reported to work the next day. Spohn has an 18-7-0 record as a professional MMA fighter, appearing in such promotions as the UFC, Bellator MMA, PFL and more during his near decade career. 

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