224 Search Results for jail

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...

Oct 23, 2016 6:48 pm

Conman fakes Conor McGregor friendship to scam a woman

A serial conman has faked having a friendship with current UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor to exploit a woman out of €1,500. A young Irish woman named Lauren Caffrey-Byrne, who resides in Dublin, made waves Saturday morning after posting the following story on her Facebook page. My good friend, (who wishes to remain anonymous) met...

Oct 14, 2016 10:29 am

Police afraid Julian ‘Julz the Jackal’ Wallace fled to U.S. to dodge court sentencing

More disheartening news surrounds Australian MMA fighter Julian “Julz the Jackal” Wallace. You may recognize the MMA fighter covered in tattoos from a video that went viral on the Internet. In 2014, Wallace and Ben “10” Nguyen had the infamous weigh-in staredown where “Julz the Jackal” seemingly “bullied” Nguyen only to be knocked out in...

Sep 14, 2016 9:27 am

Matt Brown Hopes He Can “Speak in Near-Full Sentences” When Fighting Career is Done

Earlier this summer, on the main card of UFC 201, gritty welterweight Matt Brown was flattened by the brick-fisted Jake Ellenberger. It was the first knockout loss on Brown’s long record. On the heels of this loss, Brown made an appearance on MMA Junkie Radio to discuss his concerns about sustaining long-term brain damage. On...

Sep 5, 2016 11:15 am

MMA Fighter Marcus Kowal’s 1-year-old son killed by drunk driver

Another hit-and-run incident has dealt the MMA community a devastating blow. 3-1-1 professional MMA fighter Marcus Kowal’s 15-month-old baby boy passed away after being hit by a 72-year-old drunk driver in Hawthorne, California. From the Hawthorne Police: “On September 3rd, 2016 at approximately 4:15 pm, Hawthorne Police Department officers were dispatch to the instersection of...

Aug 12, 2016 11:19 am

VIDEO | Danny Trejo was boxing champion while incarcerated

It’s no secret that famed actor Danny Trejo is a big fan of the UFC. What MMA fans may not know however is that Trejo did numerous stints in various prisons and jails, with his final stint in the 70s being a 5-year prison bid. During that time, Trejo not only became an accomplished boxer,...

Aug 11, 2016 1:22 pm

Jon Jones takes plea deal in drag racing case

Prior to UFC 200, news surfaced that former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones had been pulled over in Albuquerque, New Mexico and handed 5 traffic tickets. Included in the list of tickets was one for drag racing, something Jones vehemently denied. The same week, video surfaced of the encounter starting from the point where...

Jul 11, 2016 11:00 am

Jason ‘Mayhem’ Miller arrested again, allegedly spit in police officers face

Jason “Mayhem” Miller has made headlines once again for being arrested. The OC Register reported on Sunday that the former UFC fighter was arrested on “suspicion of assaulting a police officer – for spitting in the officer’s face – assault and battery, and public intoxication, authorities said.” At around 2 a.m. on Sunday, Miller was...

Apr 30, 2016 9:34 am

Lavar Johnson sentenced to 5 years for horrific assault on girlfriend

Former UFC fighter Lavar Johnson made headlines several months ago when it was revealed that he brutally assaulted his girlfriend. Johnson allegedly slammed the woman’s head into the wall and ground before landing a barrage of knees and fists. During a court appearance in Fresno County, Johnson admitted to the incident, and despite friends testifying...

Apr 13, 2016 1:05 pm

Daniel Cormier: ‘I don’t know how to beat Jon Jones’

Everyone including the current UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier has not been able to crack the code on physically beating former champion Jon “Bones” Jones. Matt Hamill is the only one that has a win over Jones on record, but that came after Hamill was brutalized by elbows from Jones that were ruled illegal....

Apr 5, 2016 9:42 am

Jon Jones opens up on traffic incident, why he feels let down

UFC pound for pound kingpin Jon Jones has had his share of legal troubles, however he feels that the recent traffic stop which landed him in jail for 3 days was unnecessary. Jones was ultimately released from jail and ordered to complete anger management courses, as well as driver awareness classes. In addition, Jones must...

Apr 5, 2016 2:49 am

Daniel Cormier and Jon Jones duke it out on twitter

Former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones and the current champion Daniel Cormier are sadly not fighting one another at UFC 197. Cormier suffered an injury in training that forced him out of the championship rematch with Jones. Ovince Saint Preux has stepped in to face Jones on short notice and the two will fight...