He may not have been fighting in the Octagon or in front of the camera, but few had the impact Bruce Connal did on the UFC during his two decades as a producer for the promotion.
Sadly, Connal suddenly passed away this week. He was 61.
A producer of more than 300 live events, Connal was loved and respected by everyone who had the good fortune of crossing his path, and his innovative work set a high bar for those in television production.
The UFC family will miss Bruce, who is survived by his wife Karen and children Tyler, Carly and Trevor
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