UFC 3 fighter Emanuel Yarbrough died on Monday at the age of 51.
The athlete passed away in Richmond, Virginia; the cause of death has not been revealed.
At 6-foot-8 and over 800 lbs, Yarbrough was named by the Guinness Book of World Records as the world's largest living athlete!
Yarbrough joined UFC just when the competition was taking off, losing in the third ever championship match — in which he was defeated by Keith Hackney. Before joining UFC, he played other sports like football and sumo wrestling.
UFC officials released the following statement to Fox Sports on Tuesday, sending its "sincerest condolences to the family and friends of Emanuel Yarbrough".
Yarbrough's manager also released a statement to UFC's website, writing: