193 Search Results for jail

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...

Nov 20, 2017 11:49 am

Update: Volkan Oezdemir’s arrest stems from August bar fight

Over the weekend, we learned that UFC light heavyweight contender Volkan Oezdemir had been arrested ad charged with “aggravated battery causing bodily harm or disability.”After a brief stay in the Broward County jail in Florida, his surety bond was set at $10,000.  According to a report from the South Florida Sun-Sentinel, which includes video of Oezdemir’s court...

Nov 19, 2017 12:19 pm

UFC releases statement on Volkan Oezdemir arrest

This morning, news surfaced that top UFC light heavyweight contender Volkan Oezdemir had been arrested and charged with “aggravated battery causing bodily harm or disability.” Oezdemir, according to reports, is being held in Broward County jail in Florida. According to the Broward County Sheriff’s Office database, his bail has been set at $10,000.  The UFC has now...

Nov 19, 2017 7:13 am

Report | UFC light heavyweight Volkan Oezdemir arrested on battery charge in Florida

According to a report from MMAJunkie.com, surging UFC light heavyweight contender Volkan Oezdemir has been charged with “ aggravated battery causing bodily harm or disability.” Oezdemir’s arrest occurred in Florida, where he is being held in Broward County jail, pending a bail hearing. At this time, the details about this incident are quite hazy. Not much else...

Nov 1, 2017 6:16 am

Dana White buries Jon Jones: “you’re unfixable”

Jon Jones is currently awaiting sentencing for his latest, gut-wrenching brush with the United States Anti-Doping Agency. Whatever happens, he seems to be in good spirits, as he recently posted a brief training clip to Instagram, suggesting it is time to “pick himself and start again.” UFC President Dana White doesn’t share Jones optimism. On...

Oct 11, 2017 6:02 pm

Jorge Masvidal Has Been Watching Karate Kid to Prep for Stephen Thompson

Next month, fight fans will be awarded with an embarrassment of riches when UFC 217 goes down in the Big Apple. Leading into — three count’em, three — title fights, Jorge Masvidal is going to fight Stephen Thompson. It’s the new breed going to war with each other in a wild clash of styles. You take an...

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...

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...