Former UFC champ Kevin Randleman dead at 44

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Former UFC heavyweight champion Kevin Randleman died Thursday, according to Fox Sports. He was 44.

Randleman was in the hospital for pneumonia and died due to heart failure, Fox Sports reported.

Randleman, a native of Sandusky, Ohio, won two national championships (1993 and 1994) and was a three-time All-American and three-time Big Ten champion for the Buckeyes.

Randleman is survived by a wife and four children.