MMA Fighter Opens Up on Being 'Dead' in Cage for 5 Minutes

There's a saying in football that the scariest injuries are those that involve no physical contact. On November 3 in Houston, that extended to MMA. During the second round of his fight with Charlie Ontiveros, Clovis "C.J." Hancock, a 32-year-old fighting for the regional Legacy Fighting Alliance promotion, collapsed onto his back and went into cardiac arrest. Then his kidneys failed. Medical professionals rushed to his aid and later told Hancock he was dead for five long minutes inside the cage.

There's a saying in football that the scariest injuries are those that involve no physical contact. On November 3 in Houston, that extended to MMA.During the second round of his fight with Charlie Ontiveros, Clovis "C.J." Hancock, a 32-year-old fighting for the regional Legacy Fighting Alliance promotion, collapsed onto his back and went into cardiac arrest. Then his kidneys failed.Medical professionals rushed to his aid and later told Hancock he was dead for five long minutes inside the cage...