by Ken Pishna – MMAWeekly.com
The son of
mixed martial arts fighter Rob Wince – who fights for Mark Coleman’s
Hammer House and trains with the likes of Coleman, Kevin Randleman, and Wes
Sims – found his 12 year-old son, Cayden, dead on Wednesday evening.
by the Newark Advocate, Cayden “accidentally killed himself by playing the
‘choking game,’ which involves any activity that achieves a brief high or
euphoric state by stopping the flow of oxygen containing blood to the brain.”
In a tragic
state of events, Cayden was found hanging in a basement area of his home by his
With a few
days of reflection, Wince told the Advocate, “He is dead now. There’s nothing I
can do about it, but I want others to know.”
to Cayden’s stepmother, Lisa Garrett, “Cayden was a very happy, outgoing,
athletic kid.” He enjoyed hunting, 4-wheeling, football, baseball, and most
wanted to get into wrestling because I do Ultimate Fighting," Wince said
as he wore the fourth-place medal Cayden won last week at his first wrestling
understandably distraught Wes Sims told MMAWeekly of his good friend and
training partner, “Rob is just beside himself. I mean… [pausing to compose
himself] can you even imagine?”
the answer is no, most of us can’t even imagine, but we do have that option, on
Wednesday night, that option was taken away from Rob Wince and his family.
information about Cayden’s passing, comments from family and friends, and more information
for parents about the “choking game,” go to href="http://www.newarkadvocate.com">www.newarkadvocate.com.