According to the UFC, Gilbert Aldana drowed in Lake Pleasant, Arizona over the weekend. Aldana jumped into the cold, choppy lake to retrieve his T-shirt without a life jacket. A massive search for the body was conducted, but their was no sign of the body as of Sunday. Lake Pleasant is around 150ft deep at the location of the accident.
Ã¢“‚¬Å“Gilbert Aldana was a real fighter and he always gave 100% in every bout he was in,Ã¢“‚¬Â said UFC President Dana White. Ã¢“‚¬Å“He will be sorely missed by everyone in the mixed martial arts community and the thoughts and prayers of our organization are with his family and friends.Ã¢“‚¬Â..UFC
Aldana had two exiting UFC fights with Paul Buentello and Cheick Kongo. He was 29 and left behind a wife and two kids.