RIP Evan Tanner – UFC Fighter and Warrior Poet

“It is a shame that in this society we’ve been taught to judge a man’s worth by what he owns instead of who he is. Everything is surface, and so few look beyond it. A man will sell his soul, he will lie, cheat and steal, for money. If he has it, he can buy respect. Wear the right clothes, drive the right car, have the right friends, that’s all that matters. Our lives are consumed in a selfish, self absorbed quest for possessions, the latest and the best in a never-ending cycle until the day we die. We forget what it means to be truly human. We forget the things that really matter. We lose the magic of what life should be. I won’t live by rules that make no sense to me.” – Evan Tanner on his Spike TV Blog

More on the Evan Tanner Story

  • MMA Fightline: Evan Tanner Dead At Desert Camping Site (click here)
  • MMA Scraps: Evan Tanner Dead at 37 (click here)
  • Sherdog: Former UFC Champ Tanner Dead at 37 (click here)
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