239 Search Results for jail

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...

Apr 1, 2016 8:21 am

Jon Jones comments on recent traffic incident

For a brief period, there was fear that Jon Jones recent traffic incident would force him out of his UFC 197 light heavyweight title fight with Daniel Cormier on April 23rd. Thursday morning however, Jones appeared in front of a judge, who ordered him to attend anger management training, driver improvement courses, and get permission...

Mar 30, 2016 1:14 pm

VIDEO | Jon Jones & Daniel Cormier intense face-to-face interview

Despite Jon Jones turning himself in to the Albuquerque Police Department earlier this week, his team remained confident that his UFC 197 light heavyweight title fight with Daniel Cormier will go off without a hitch. While Jones is scheduled to appear in court Thursday morning, the UFC released this sneak peek at ‘UFC Counterpunch’ hosted...

Mar 29, 2016 12:21 pm

Report: Officer who pulled over Jones has been accused in the past for racial profiling

Earlier today we reported that former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon “Bones” Jones had turned himself in to Albuquerque PD and is now being held at the county jail. Jones had recently received 5 traffic citations, among them were tickets for drag racing, and an illegal modification to his car’s exhaust. According to FrontRowBrian, the...

Mar 29, 2016 11:05 am

BREAKING: Jon Jones arrested for probation violation

Yesterday UFC pound for pound kingpin Jon Jones revealed that he had been given 5 tickets. Among them were tickets for drag racing, and an illegal modification to his car’s exhaust. Jones was scheduled to appear in court on April 5th, just over two weeks before his UFC 197 title fight against Daniel Cormier. While...

Feb 12, 2016 11:19 pm

Tito Ortiz cited for battery in Las Vegas

News surfaced late Friday evening that former UFC champion Tito Ortiz had been cited for misdemeanor battery outside of a Las Vegas nightclub. The situation in question was with a woman over a cell phone which lead to Ortiz allegedly getting physical in an attempt to take the phone. When police arrived at The Cromwell...

Feb 11, 2016 11:54 am

Jason ‘Mayhem’ Miller arrested again!

Jason “Mayhem” Miller has been buzzing in the media this week. It was recently announced that “Mayhem” would be returning to fighting after a nearly four-year hiatus from the sport. However, more news involving Miller has surfaced, and it isn’t good news. It looks like “Mayhem” might have been celebrating his fight a bit early...

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...