Tuff-N-Uff President Barry Meyer Passes Away
Posted by Jeremy Thomas on 10.16.2013
Meyer loses battle with depression at 42...
Tuff-N-Uff president Barry Meyer has passed away at the age of forty-two. Tuff-N-Uff Vice President Jeff Meyer has confirmed that his brother lost his battle with depression and took his own life.
"Barry fought valiantly against depression for several years," Jeff told MMAjunkie. "Today, unfortunately, he lost that battle."
Barry Meyer was a practitioner of martial artts and a black belt in tae twon do; he was inducted into the Masters Hall of Fame in 2010 and founded amateur fight promotion Tuff-N-Uff in 2003. Memorial services are being planned and Jeff Meyer was not ready to speculate on the future of Tuff-N-Uff.
On behalf of 411, our condolences to the family, friends and fans of Mr. Meyer.