UFC Fan Dies In Arco Fall

An Ultimate Fighting Championship fan fell some 30 feet to his death from a smoking balcony at Arco Arena in Sacramento July 7th.

Eraldo Cano of Merced, Calif., apparently went over a 3-foot balcony wall inside the arena and didn’t realize there was a 30- to 40-foot drop on the other side, Sacramento County Sheriffs Dept. spokesman Sgt. R.L. Davis told the Sacramento Bee.

Davis added that the incident is still under investigation, and awaits toxicology testing results.

Arco Arena, owned and managed by Maloof Sports & Entertainment, contracts with the SCSD to provide security for the venue. A Maloof spokeswoman referred calls to Davis, who was unavailable at press time.