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In The War Between An Angry Ginger And Aspiring Ultimate Fighter, The Ginger Won With A Kill-Shot

The St. Petersburg Times's "Man accused of beating to death aspiring 'ultimate fighter' at Zephyrhills party" headline comes nowhere near telling the whole story of Samuel Smith's death (allegedly) at the ruddy hands of Richard Starks Jr.

But after the requisite explanation that verbal conflicts between "a man with anger issues" and that "aspiring ultimate fighter" prompted friends to unsuccessfully quash the violence with a "supervised fight" amid vodka and Sailor Jerry rum, this paragraph does:

The Sheriff's Office did not release a motive for the fight. According to Wansor, the fatal fisticuffs appeared to emerge from a few minor insults. Starks, whom his friends call "Red" after the color of his hair, didn't like Smith calling him a "ginger." He didn't like Smith taunting him for having "weak knees."


This quote just serves as the cherry on top:

"He's not a fighter," Starks' 48-year-old father, Rick, said. "He's never been a fighter."


Man accused of beating to death aspiring 'ultimate fighter' at Zephyrhills party [St. Petersburg Times]

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