UFC veteran and wife found shot to death

WEC, UFC and IFL veteran, Justin Levens, 28, and his wife Sarah, 25 were found dead on Wednesday, Dec. 17, in their condominium home in Laguna Niguel, California, apparently the victims of gunshot which is believed to be a murder-suicide.

It was reported Sarah Levin’s mother found the bodies and notified authorities around 2:30 pm PST on Wednesday. The investigation into the deaths is ongoing.

Levens who went by the nickname “The Executioner,” fought Evan Tanner at UFC 59 and Jorge Santiago at Ultimate Fight Night 5. His last fight was at Palace Fighting Championship in October of last year where he was submitted by Kenny Ento. Levens had a record of 9-8. He fought five times in 2007 but lost each match.

Levens had actually been scheduled to fight at Affliction: Banned back in July but the fight was cancelled. It was later announced Levens had tested positive for the painkiller, oxymorphone during pre-fight testing.

Levens, in his earlier days, had been a student of the “King of the Streets,” Marco Ruas.

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