224 Search Results for jail

Sep 5, 2016 12:01 pm

VIDEO | Prisoners organize insane ‘Fight Club’ style matches in jail

Prisoners at the Mt Eden Corrections Facility in Auckland, New Zealand have found out a way to go viral, despite being behind bars. Insane footage captured on contraband cell phones caught the “Fight Club” style fights taking place in the facility and were uploaded to YouTube in 2015. People are seen watching the fights go...

Apr 19, 2016 9:05 am

VIDEO | Jon Jones opens up on his 3 days in jail

Last month, Jon Jones was pulled over and given 5 tickets by a police officer who accused the pound for pound kingpin of drag racing, in addition to numerous other things. Jones ultimately turned himself in to police the next day and spent the next 3 days in jail leading up to a hearing, where...

Apr 1, 2016 8:14 am

VIDEO | Jon Jones goes right back to training after being released from jail

Thursday morning a judge ordered Jon Jones to complete anger management training, driver improvement courses, and must get approval from his probation officer before he is allowed to drive anywhere. Immediately after being released from jail, Jones was back in the gym training for his UFC 197 fight against Daniel Cormier on April 23rd. Fortunately,...


Mar 30, 2016 11:11 am

Jon Jones jailed in a segregated cell ‘for his own protection’

Former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones was arrested on Tuesday after turning himself into police in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Jones was recently issued five traffic citations by an Albuquerque police officer, which included one for drag racing. A judge ruled the drag racing ticket was a violation of his probation terms. Jones spent Tuesday...

Mar 30, 2016 8:27 am

Update: Jon Jones is still in jail, hearing set for tomorrow morning

We reported yesterday morning that former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones had turned himself in to the Albuquerque PD, this after he received five traffic citations that had violated his parole sentence. According to new reports from both Ariel Helwani and Marc Raimondi, “Bones” is still in jail and has a hearing in front of a...

Oct 23, 2015 12:05 pm

UFC vet Lavar Johnson in jail after brutal alleged assault on girlfriend

Former UFC, Bellator and Strikeforce fighter Lavar Johnson is currently in jail after allegedly brutally assaulting his girlfriend. Johnson was arrested back in August according to a new report from TMZ however, he remains in jail in Fresno California on $120,000 bond. Johnson’s girlfriend alleges that Johnson slammed her against the wall and ground before...

Oct 9, 2015 10:24 am

Still In Jail — #FreeLeben

Chris Leben, retired UFC fighter and TUF 1 cast member, is currently serving his 120 day jail sentence and seems to still be in good spirits. Leben has been staying busy on social media, even while in jail, and has kept his fans up to date on his current situation. Leben retired from MMA after...

Oct 3, 2015 10:59 am

Leben All Smiles In Latest Jailhouse Pic… Here’s Why

Currently, retired UFC fighter Chris Leben is serving a 120 day stint in jail. Leben entered the jail on Sept. 21 and has since been keeping fans updated with social media posts pretty frequently. Leben was sentenced to 120 days after pleading guilty to breaking into his ex-wife’s apartment back in June. For those 120...

Sep 26, 2015 2:07 am

Chris Leben Stays In Touch With Fans While In Jail

Retired UFC fighter Chris Leben is currently serving out a 120 day jail sentence. It came about after he plead guilty to breaking into his ex-wife’s apartment back in June. Leben entered jail on Sept. 21 and has since been updating fans on his situation using his social media. He’s posted on Twitter and Facebook,...

Jul 20, 2015 9:53 am

Nick Diaz Gets Jail Time for DUI Cases

Nick Diaz’s absence from the octagon has not gone unnoticed. The UFC fighter failed a post-fight drug test at UFC 183 and a future hearing with the NSAC will decide his fate as a fighter. Diaz recently learned, however, that he will be serving jail time for an incident in September 2014. Diaz was arrested...

Jun 16, 2015 10:51 am

UFC Vet: ‘I Made More Sitting In Jail, Than At Work’

“People are like what’s wrong with manual labor? Man, I’m doing it. What do you mean what’s wrong with it? I just don’t make as much as what it would be to sit in jail. That’s just the way it was. It was more economical for me to go to jail than it was to...

Jun 13, 2015 8:21 am

Former UFC Fighter Can’t Afford To Pay Traffic Ticket, Goes To Jail

A former UFC fighter and TUF cast member decided to go to jail because he could afford to pay for his traffic ticket. Bubba McDaniel is having a hard time finding fights outside of UFC and isn’t making the money he needs. The fighter was recently given a traffic ticket for not wearing his seatbelt....

May 23, 2015 11:25 am

UFC Vet Jailed for Negligent Homicide

A former UFC fighter has plead guilty to negligent homicide. That’s right, according to The Register Guard, former UFC fighter Gerald Strebendt was sentenced to four years and 10 months for pleading guilty to negligent homicide. Strebendt fought once in the UFC and bounced around a few smaller promotions before retiring from MMA in 2008....

Apr 28, 2015 6:03 am

UPDATE: Jon Jones released from jail on $2,500 bail

Just a few hours after surrendering to authorities, UFC light heavyweight champion Jon “Bones” Jones is already out of jail. Jones posted $2,500 bail on Monday evening and was released shortly after 10pm, this according to Bernadillo County Metro Detention Center (MDC) release records. On Monday Jones, who is expected to defend his title against...

Nov 22, 2014 5:03 am

Glory WS star sentenced to four years in jail for drug charges

Kickboxing veteran Hesdy Gerges has been sentenced to 54 months in jail stemming from a 2010 arrest for cocaine charges. Despite Gerges’ 2-2 record in Glory WS, he has compiled a 45-14-1 record throughout his 11 year career, and notched wins over Anderson Silva (Not the Anderson Silva), kickboxing legend Badr Hari, and Daniel Ghita...

Oct 21, 2014 12:08 pm

‘Mayhem’ Miller Walks Out Of Jail, Takes To Tweeting Once More

Following a week in Orange County lockup, former UFC middlweight, Jason ‘Mayhem’ Miller has been released from his OC Jail cell, following yesterday’s plea of not guilty. Check it: I walked out the back door. — THE NOTORIOUS MMA (@mayhemmiller) October 20, 2014 Court went well. I have faith in America and California. I have...

Oct 16, 2014 4:55 pm

War Machine Found Unresponsive Following Attempted Suicide In Jail

According to numerous reports, former MMA fighter War Machine attempted suicide today while jailed in Las Vegas. The former UFC and Bellator star tried to hang himself, and was found unresponsive this morning in his jail cell. TMZ has the scoop: The officer went into the cell and found the ex-MMA fighter had a piece...

Oct 10, 2014 3:19 pm

Grispi Still Jailed, Indicted On Several New Charges

Former UFC featherweight Josh Grispi, who was arrested over the summer for grotesque domestic abuse charges, was indicted yesterday afternoon on several new counts. According to a report coming out of The Boston Globe, Grispi picked up animal cruelty, assault and battery with a dangerous weapon – a dog, six counts of witness intimidation, two...

Jun 24, 2014 10:21 am

Jeremy Stephens Grateful For Time In Jail

Nearly three years ago UFC Fight Night 44 headliner Jeremy ‘Lil Heathen’ Stephens found himself incarcerated on assault charges for nearly beating a man to death. After spending two weeks behind bars, Jeremy Stephens proved his innocence, and was a changed man from the experience. He spoke with Fox Sports today to discuss how the...

Mar 7, 2014 2:32 pm

Thiago Silva Released From Jail

Over a month ago now, former UFC light-heavyweight fighter Thiago Silva, was jailed after a very scary domestic incident between his wife, her lover, and himself. After originally being denied bond, Silva’s legal team was able to get the fighter released on house arrest and as a result he paid a $25,000 bond fee and...

Feb 11, 2014 6:14 am

Reza Madadi Still Not Jailed Following Sentencing In Burglary Case, Returns To MMA

In 2013, former UFC lightweight Reza Madadi found himself in some very hot water. Taking the familiar mantra of ” the UFC doesn’t pay its lower-level fighters enough money!” to an entirely new level, Medadi was arrested in Sweden last year for an alleged “smash and grab” robbery. According to Swedish tabloid “Expressen“, Madadi and an associate allegedly broke into...

Feb 7, 2014 6:20 am

VIDEO | A Jailed Thiago Silva: Wife ‘Wants My House, Wants My Money’

Reporter: Did you pull a gun on your wife? Silva: No. Reporter: Why did you go there? Silva: She want my money. Reporter: It was your money? What happened? Tell me. Silva: She want my money. She want my house. She want my money. Want more on Thiago Silva’s legal issues, including what sent him...

Aug 27, 2013 11:56 am

Details Emerge Of Mayhem Miller’s Court Appearance, Fighter Still Jailed, Bond Doubled

Jason ‘Mayhem’ Miller appeared in court Monday to face felony charges of corporal injury of spouse.  Details of the court appearance have emerged.   By Christopher Murphy @MurphMMA Jason ‘Mayhem’ Miller has been jailed twice this month for domestic violence charges.  He appeared in court Monday, and MMA news site, SciFighting.com, released details about the...

Jun 28, 2013 10:13 am

No jail time for Guillard

Melvin Guillard (30-12-2 MMA, 11-8 UFC) has lost four of his past five fights in the octagon, but not all of his troubles have been in the cage. It was recently revealed that Guillard was facing assault charges as well as a failure to appear in court charge in New Mexico. However, according to Melissa...

May 17, 2013 5:57 pm

UFC Vet Paul Kelly Convicted For Heroin Trafficking, Facing Serious Jail Time

Former UFC lightweight competitor Paul ‘Tellys’ Kelly was unanimously convicted earlier today for heroin trafficking in his native Liverpool, England. As reported by the Liverpool Echo, the 28 year old Kelly is being held in custody to await sentencing following a four day court deliberation. The investigation surrounding Kelly and his best friend Christopher St....