239 Search Results for jail

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....

Apr 17, 2013 11:29 am

Yoshihiro Akiyama’s Manager Jailed For Allegedly Stealing $140K From Him

  Fan favorite Yoshihiro Akiyama is back in the limelight but this time, it’s not for his fighting career. Instead Akiyama makes headlines today for being the alleged victim of an embezzlement scandal five years ago that saw his now-former manager steal approximately $140,000 from Akiyama. Sawayama Tarou is in custody for taking advantage of...

Oct 18, 2012 11:21 am

VIDEO | Jeremy Stephens Talks About His Time In Jail, Happy To Be Free | UFC NEWS

UFC lightweight fighter Jeremy Stephens released this video blog explaining his innocence and apologizing for being arrested just a few short weeks ago on felony assault charges. From his youtube channel: “Got arrested for a warrant on something a year ago that I had no part in. Here is my release from custody en route...

Oct 18, 2012 11:08 am

UFC’s Jeremy Stephens Finally Released From Jail | UFC NEWS

After being jailed just hours before his scheduled UFC on FX 5 bout with Yves Edwards on a felony warrant, Jeremy Stephens has now been released from jail. In a statement on his website the Stephens camp stated the following: Today, at 3:30pm, Jeremy was released from custody from the Polk County Jail. As you...

Aug 30, 2012 2:02 pm

After Serving 17 Days in Jail, Ian McCall A Free Man | UFC News

UFC flyweight Ian McCall posted on twitter this Thursday: This is after the 17 days he spent in jail.  McCall was originally sentenced to 30 days in jail after being pulled over and was discovered to have two outstanding warrants in his name.   McCall’s attorney, George Vargas states the warrants included one related to...

Jun 14, 2012 7:19 am

War Machine Jail Blogs Season 2 | MMA NEWS

Controversial MMA Fighter, “War Machine”, has landed back in jail and is in the process of serving another year long sentence. Shortly after his first stint in prison he was forced to answer pending charges in another case which resulted in him going back to jail to serve more time. In typical “War Machine” fashion...

Mar 27, 2012 4:29 pm

Alistair Overeem Avoids Being Jailed For Battery Case

We reported last January that Alistair Overeem had been charged with misdemeanor battery stemming for a New Year’s Eve Party In Las Vegas. He has now gone to court and answered for the charges. The Las Vegas Review Journal Got The Scoop:   [box_light] Ultimate Fighting Championship heavyweight Alistair Overeem was sentenced to 50 hours...

Feb 27, 2012 12:05 pm

War Machine's First Blog From Las Vegas Jail

By War Machine: Who would have thunk it? Well besides all of you haters that is. Fuck man! Even you fucking haters can’t hate this time!! I was behaving! No problems on probation, no going out partying, no fist fights, no nothing! I did a year straight, got released, and TKO’d Roger Huerta 3 months...

Sep 20, 2017 12:36 pm

Charles Bennett Says He Needs to Fight to Pay Rent and a Former UFC Fighter Steps Up

You may have not heard much from Charles “Felony” Bennett, better known as the now-dead nickname, Krazy Horse. A cult favorite of early 2000’s MMA and his few PRIDE appearances, Bennett blasted back into fight fan’s lives with a lightning quick, seven-second finish of Minoru Kimura in RIZIN in September of last year. He was...

Aug 13, 2017 8:50 pm

Photo | Friend posts photo with Matt Hughes says his progress is “a miracle”

UFC Hall of Famer Matt Hughes was involved in a horrific accident on June 16 when his pickup truck was struck by an oncoming train in Raymond, Illinois. Hughes was airlifted to a nearby hospital immediately following the accident and it was later revealed that the former UFC welterweight champion of the world was in a...

Jul 23, 2017 8:54 am

NBA champion Draymond Green calls out Conor McGregor, “Mystic Mac” responds

Draymond Green was not very happy to see current UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor rocking a Golden State Warriors jersey. The NBA champion, Green, took to Instagram where he posted the following photo of McGregor with this caption, “We rocking with Floyd bro not you… take that off bruh @thenotoriousmma”. We rocking with Floyd bro...

May 22, 2017 5:55 am

Victor Cui explains why ONE Championship would never sign Conor McGregor

Conor McGregor is the biggest star in mixed martial arts. In fact, he’s probably the biggest star in combat sports outright. As such, you’d assume that most MMA promotions would absolutely love to make him a part of their roster. While this might be true for most promotions, it is not the case for Singapore-based ONE Championship....

May 10, 2017 12:53 pm

Human Trafficker and Neo-Nazi Frank Kortz added to M-1 Challenge fight card

On May 22, M-1 will touch down in Orenburg, Russia with M-1 Challenge 78. At a glance, this is fairly average card, headlined by a Maxim Divnich vs. Daniel Ismalugov lightweight title fight. As Ryan Thomas of CombatDocket.com has pointed out, however, this card’s lineup is marred by the presence of one Frank Kortz, a convicted human...

Mar 21, 2017 7:31 am

Ex-fighter War Machine found guilty on 29 of 34 charges

Over the last few weeks, the trial of Bellator and UFC veteran War Machine (born Jonathan Koppenhaver) has dominated headlines. This trial stemmed from a grisly 2014 incident, during which the former fighter brutalized ex-girlfriend Christy Mac and her then boyfriend Corey Thomas. After several weeks of court proceedings, during which many horrifying details about...

Mar 14, 2017 9:50 am

Christy Mack’s mother delivers emotional testimony at War Machine trial

Throughout the course of the past several weeks, the combat sports community has tuned in for updates regarding the trial of MMA veteran Jon Koppenhaver, also known as War Machine. Throughout the course of the trial, Mack has delivered harrowing details regarding her abusive relationship with Koppenhaver which ultimately escalated to the point of the...

Mar 3, 2017 8:01 am

Mark Hunt continues verbal onslaught of Brock Lesnar

It has now been nearly eight months since former UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar and heavyweight veteran Mark Hunt stepped into the Octagon together at UFC 200. In that fight, Lesnar was awarded a unanimous decision win after using his wrestling to take Hunt down repeatedly throughout the course of the three round scrap. Ultimately...

Jan 19, 2017 9:21 am

Brett Rogers reportedly homeless and accused of sexual misconduct by three different men

Former Strikeforce and Bellator heavyweight fighter Brett Rogers is in a world of trouble, according to Sarah Horner of the Pioneer Press. Rogers, who is reportedly homeless, has been accused of sexual misconduct by three different men from three different incidents in St. Paul, Minnesota. According to the Pioneer Press report, Rogers “was charged with...

Jan 11, 2017 12:39 pm

Conor McGregor fires a very personal shot at Floyd Mayweather

The beef between UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor and undefeated boxing legend Floyd Mayweather likely just took a turn to getting real personal. The buzzing fantasy matchup between the MMA star versus the boxing star has been going on for quite some time now. However, a social media post from “The Notorious” on Wednesday took...