The KOTD family feels incomplete. We are deeply saddened to inform the battle community of a giant loss to the scene. We lost not only a talented battler but a loving son and brother. Bender made his mark as King of the Dot Champion and a writer ahead of his time. Everything from his paintings to his novels spoke volumes to his creative skillset. His history has touched countless lives and left a permanent footprint on artists everywhere. Let’s take this time to celebrate his legacy and reflect on his involvement in the the art form we have grown to love. ‘Sorry Player’ will forever be a staple in the hearts of battle fans and his memory will continue to captivate audiences worldwide. We love you man. Thank you for allowing us to be part of your journey.