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Former Ultimate Fighter (TUF) contestant and WEC champion Lodune Sincaid dead at 45

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Former World Extreme Cagefighting (WEC) Light Heavyweight champion, Lodune Sincaid, has passed away at the age of 45. Sherdog was the first to confirm his passing, with his official website confirming the news while revealing that he died on April 7, 2019. issued a statement.

Lodune Sincaid was found dead April 7, 2019. Lodune was a true friend and will be missed by those close to him as well as those who crossed his path during his time on this earth. He held no grudges and left this life in peace.

Sincaid was one of the original cast members of season one of The Ultimate Fighter (TUF) alongside the likes of Diego Sanchez, Kenny Florian and Forrest Griffin. As a member of Team Couture, Sincaid lost his first fight in the tournament to Bobby Southworth via knockout. Still, Lodune was given a chance to compete at the first-ever TUF Finale, where he eventually suffered the first loss of his career way back in 2005.

Sincaid eventually made his way over to WEC, winning the now-defunct promotion's Light Heavyweight strap by defeating Dan Molina at WEC 2O. Following his stint with WEC, Lodune competed in several regional promotions such as Palace Fighting Championship and World Fighting Alliance.

Lodune last competed in 2010, and ended his professional combat career with a 15-9 mark. Details regarding the cause of his death have yet to be revealed.

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