Thursday, August 16 2012 8:14 AM EDT2012-08-16 12:14:47 GMT
By Nikki Gaskinsngaskins@abcnews4.com CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCIV)—About an hour before what would be Tyrone Mims' final fight he did an interview with a TV production company called Reflecting Pool Productions.More >>
About an hour before what would be Tyrone Mims' final fight he did an interview with a TV production company called Reflecting Pool Productions.More >>
Sunday, August 12 2012 2:52 PM EDT2012-08-12 18:52:52 GMT
Mount Pleasant police and staff on scene have confirmed that a fighter was taken to the hospital in critical condition after a bout Saturday night.More >>
The Charleston County Deputy Coroner Dottie Lindsay has confirmed Tyrone Mims from Augusta, GA died after an MMA fight Saturday night.More >>
CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCIV) -- After almost two months, there are still no answers in what killed a mixed martial arts fighter after his bout last summer.
Charleston Coroner Rae Wooten says her "extensive forensic microscopic investigation on each of his organs" failed to find out what killed 30-year-old Tyrone Mims of Augusta, GA after a fight last August.
The mixed martial arts fight, called "Fight Night at the Point 6" was held by Conflict MMA Promotions and took place at the Omar Shrine Center at Patriots Point.
Wooten told ABC News 4 that there was no evidence of concussion in his brain that she could see, and his heart looked normal and healthy. The rest of his organs also appeared normal.
The coroner said the only thing it could have been was an "electrical malfunction" of his heart which would not show up in an autopsy.
Toxicology tests also came back as negative for any drugs in the fighter's system.
The official cause and manner of death is now "undetermined."
Evangelist Franklin Graham prayed on a sidewalk outside the Pentagon Thursday after his invitation to a prayer service inside was withdrawn because of comments that insulted people of other religions. More>>