195 Search Results for jail

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....

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...

Feb 2, 2016 3:27 pm

Ronda Rousey’s coach suspended for falsifying paperwork

At a California State Athletic Commission hearing on Tuesday afternoon Ronda Rousey’s head coach Edmond Tarverdyan was suspended for 3 months for falsifying documents. Tarverdyan was also handed a $5,000 fine and given 3 years of probation according to MMAFighting.com, who confirmed the news with CSAC Executive Director Andy Foster. Tarverdyan apparently responded ‘no’ to...

Jan 22, 2016 1:33 am

Ronda Rousey’s coach Edmond Tarverdyan in trouble with the CSAC, gets corner license revoked

Edmond Tarverdyan, widely known as the coach of the former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey, is in trouble with the California State Athletic Commission. MMA Fighting reported on Tarverdyan’s situation and what lead to his issue with the CSAC. Apparently Tarverdyan had his corner license revoked in California for allegedly lying on his application regarding...

Dec 21, 2015 8:28 am

UFC fighter Julianna Pena arrested

A UFC women’s bantamweight fighter has been arrested after allegedly fighting outside of a bar early Sunday morning. 26-year-old Julianna Pena, winner of season 18 of The Ultimate Fighter was arrested and charged with two counts of assault by the Spokane Police Department in Washington. In a report from MMA Fighting, Cpl. Jordan Ferguson of...

Oct 27, 2015 10:17 pm

Rousey on Diaz suspension: Diaz got life sentence for ‘parking tickets’

During today’s UFC 193 pre-fight news conference Ronda Rousey fielded questions from reporters about things from her upcoming UFC 193 fight against Holly Holm to Nick Diaz’s suspension. When asked about Diaz’s 5 year suspension Rousey compared it to going to jail for parking tickets. “You know what it reminds me of? It reminds me...