Prayers up for former UFC fighter Corey Hill.
Shortly after reports hit the Internet on Thursday evening that Hill had died of pneumonia, his wife is telling TMZ Sports that he is still alive, but fighting for his life.
Lauran Hill told the website that Corey is "resting and still alive" and "my husband is a strong fighter...please everyone pray for him."
This comes after family and friends of Hill's told media outlets, including TMZ, that the ex-UFC fighter died Thursday morning after a bout with pneumonia.
The 36-year-old Hill amassed a 6-9 record as a mixed martial arts (MMA) competitor.
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