Kevin Randleman Saved My Life

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  1. ReadWrite Banned Banned

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    On The Ropes
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    I had this thought that I should really just end my life.

    I went onto Twitter, This is the end of the ropes. I can’t take life anymore. Goodbye.”

    I was really going to do it. I went somewhere, found rope wherever my dad’s shed was.

    I get a notification on Twitter. It was from Kevin Randleman.” I think it was a private message.

    Hey, are you okay?” asked Kevin. What’s going on?”

    I’m just about to kill myself.”

    What’s your number?” he asked.

    I gave it to him. A couple minutes later I get a call from a withheld number...

    Hello, is this Marcus?”

    It was Kevin and I broke the f—k down.

    One minute you’re about to kick the chair out from under you, and the next second you’re talking to The Monster himself. He talked to me a lot about what happened in his childhood.

    About 20 minutes goes by and I told him I want to make a change for myself.

    You have to do something about it,” he said. I don’t want you to get off this phone and not do nothing about it. Do something about it.”

    I thanked him and I went and got into counseling. I had never talked about when I was molested when I was younger. If Kevin hadn’t talked to me about it, I wouldn’t have faced that issue. Without Kevin Randleman calling me, I’d probably be dead.

    -Marcus S., A Fighter’s Legacy

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  2. GeoffNeal2022 Jimi Manuwa 2022 HW Belt.

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    Now if only some rich dude can just wire me 1 million and put it in my savings account.....

    That'll surely prevent me from offing myself.
     
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    That was touching. War big Kev
     
  4. Aerosol Purple Belt

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    Randleman is the man
    Great dude by all accounts
    Sad he left us too soon
    So many memories
     
  5. PlayswellwithLawnDarts Banned Banned

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    This Kevin Randleman sounds like such a nice young man.
     
  6. Red Dragoniop LITT ROMNEY

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    Kevin randleman is a legend when he knocked out cro cop so brutal
     
  7. The-AxeMurderer Gold Belt

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    Randleman seemed like a genuinely good dude.

    Also one of the highest level athletes to compete in MMA.

    He truly was a monster.

    Rest in peace.
     
  8. Dorkman Silver Belt

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    Kevin was a great guy. His big heart always shined through when he wasn't in the ring or cage competing.
     
  9. Rum Champion of Champions

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    Thanks for posting that TS

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  10. baba2008 Magnus Eisengrim

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    I think I can help you with that ! What's your bank account info?
     
  11. KID Yamamoto PREMIUM DYNAMITE

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    For such a threatening-looking dude Randleman was THE man.
     
  12. faustian Plutonium Belt Platinum Member

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    Impossible to not be a fan of Kevin Randleman
     
  13. Combat Wombatt Black Belt

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    Damn, that was cool of Kevin. Gone too soon.
     
  14. ulysse Life is tough ; Life is good

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    At that time I was not a fan
    Randleman.gif
    Now I can appreciate his career
     
  15. Aerosol Purple Belt

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    This is the stuff I care about
    Fuck money
    Fuck all kinds of fighting

    This is the stuff that makes me a fan for life
     
  16. NicholasJBasile Hoping to fight some day...

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    Kevin Randleman is my favorite -- before Facebook and Twitter, he emailed me a few times after I had emailed him. He inspired me to train hard which greatly contributed to me making the wrestling team in college as a walk on during my 2nd year in school. I wasn't a starter or anything, but he was a significant reason why I got 4 unforgettable years wrestling in college at Cal Poly. He was always from the heart. RIP Monster.
     
  17. Blayt7hh Titanium Belt

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    Kevin seemed like completely genuine nice guy. I wish I could have known him personally.
     
  18. Law of One IG: andrewkdang

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    One of my past coaches used to corner Randleman back in Pride, and told me a few stories.

    What I remember is that Kevin was a great guy with a big heart who was always haunted by his past. RIP Monster.
     
  19. CleverNameEh All out of bubblegum

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    The Monster was a good dude.

    I'll even risk my sherdog street cred and post a photo I got with Kevin at a live event.

    Because of the winter coat, I'm thinking it was Hendo V Spider in Columbus OH. (any sher-sleuths care to investigate)

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    Hespekt. RIP.
     
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