347 Search Results for arrest

May 23, 2012 7:48 am

Dana White Speaks out on Jon Jones Arrest; Plea Bargain Expected | UFC NEWS

UFC Light Heavyweight Champion Jon “Bones” Jones met with UFC President Dana White and UFC CEO Lorenzo Fertitta last night to address Jones’ recent drunken driving arrest, according to the Boston Herald. Jones wrecked his Bentley into a utility pole early on the morning of Saturday, May 19. He was not seriously injured. In the...

May 21, 2012 9:30 am

UFC Champ Jones Addresses DUI Arrest, Issues Apology on Facebook | UFC NEWS

UFC Light Heavyweight Champion Jon “Bones” Jones took to Facebook this morning to address his recent DUI arrest. Jones’ spokesperson had previously issued a statement, but this is Jones’ first time to address his arrest directly. From Bones’ Facebook page: “Man I haven’t added anyone new to my Facebook page in like three years and...

May 19, 2012 11:26 am

Jon Jones Arrested For DUI This Morning | UFC NEWS

By Jonathan Kirschner UFC Light Heavyweight Champion Jon Jones was arrested earlier this morning for a DUI (Driving Under the Influence) after crashing his Bently, and ultimately totaling it in Upstate NY, TMZ learned. Law enforcement stated that the UFC fighter crashed his car into a pole at 5:00 AM on Saturday morning in Binghamton,...

May 16, 2012 2:19 pm

QUICK TWITT | Paul Kelly Debunks Drug Arrest Rumors | MMA NEWS

Earlier today we ran a story coming out of the UK that former UFC fighter Paul Kelly had been arrested in conjunction with a drug raid at his home. Part of this report was accurate; however Kelly was not detained by authorities as evidenced by his latest twitter post.


May 16, 2012 9:44 am

UFC Vet Paul Kelly Arrested in Drug-Sting | MMA NEWS

By: Jason Kindschy The Liverpool Echo reports that former UFC fighter Paul “Tellys” Kelly was been arrested Monday, and charged with conspiracy to supply Class A and Class B drugs. Kelly was one of three assailants apprehended due to the drug-sting in which 14 search warrants were executed. Cannabis plants, heroin, firearms, ammunition, and large...

May 2, 2012 7:18 am

Ross Pearson Arrested On Suspicion Of DUI In Las Vegas | UFC NEWS

By: David Park UFC featherweight Ross “The Real Deal” Pearson was arrested this past weekend in Las Vegas on suspicion of driving under the influence. This according to TMZ.com, according to the report Ross was pulled over around 4AM early Sunday morning when police noticed his car swerving on the road. When police approached the...

Nov 30, 2016 8:48 pm

VIDEO | Anthony Pettis’ car gets broken into in driveway

It’s been a rough couple of months for former UFC lightweight champion Anthony ‘Showtime’ Pettis. Last month, Pettis’ Milwaukee home was targeted as several of his cars were damaged and set on fire in his driveway. Fortunately, while the cars were destroyed, no one was injured by the fire. Shortly after the incident took place,...

Oct 29, 2016 11:34 am

TUF and WSOF competitor Cody Bollinger stops thieves from breaking into his car

Two burglars in California picked the wrong car to break into. Former Ultimate Fighter contestant and current World Series of Fighting bantamweight Cody Bollinger stopped two thieves who were attempting to break into his car, leaving one of the suspects with a black eye and both suspects in handcuffs. The incident occurred at 4:00 a.m...

Oct 27, 2016 4:39 pm

BREAKING: Three cars lit on fire at Anthony “Showtime” Pettis’ home in Milwaukee

When Anthony “Showtime” Pettis returned home on early Thursday, three vehicles were engulfed in flames outside of his home. The former UFC lightweight champion and current featherweight contender was targeted by an unknown suspect or suspects, according to Milwaukee police, who are investigating the car fires as arson. Pettis’ neighbor Carson Blaszak was the first person...

Oct 21, 2016 8:07 am

Jordan Parsons becomes first MMA fighter diagnosed with CTE

Tragic news surfaced Thursday evening that former Bellator MMA fighter Jordan Parsons, who was fatally struck by a vehicle earlier this year, was posthumously diagnosed with Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy, also known as CTE. The Boston Globe broke the story, which revealed that Dr. Bennet Omalu, the doctor who discovered the disease in football players, was...

Oct 19, 2016 8:18 am

Driver who killed Jordan Parsons posts bail

Earlier this year, tragic news surfaced that Bellator MMA prospect Jordan Parsons had been struck by a vehicle in Florida. While initial reports regarding the situation, and what happened, were a bit scarce, it was then revealed that Parsons was in the hospital, where he was forced to have his leg amputated as a result...

Oct 14, 2016 2:30 pm

Conor McGregor responds to the recent scary clown epidemic and it is hilarious

If you haven’t been keeping up with current events, there has been quite a few cases of some scary-looking clowns going around and literally freaking people out. Some have been harmless while others have gone beyond just scaring people and have resulted in arrests. UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor was asked in a Facebook interview...

Oct 11, 2016 8:44 am

Former Dallas Cowboy Greg Hardy Prepping for Jump to MMA

Earlier this year, we saw former WWE star CM Punk, a man with no real martial arts experience, make a foray into the perilous world of mixed martial arts. It did not go well for him. Now, former NFL defensive end Greg Hardy, who has a similar deficit in terms of martial arts experience, is poised to...

Oct 5, 2016 10:37 pm

Bryan Caraway offers to replace BJ Penn against Ricardo Lamas at UFC: Manila

With our namesake BJ Penn officially out of the fight with Ricardo Lamas, fellow UFC featherweight Bryan Caraway has offered to take his place. Caraway took to Twitter immediately after the news was announced and offered his services in a polite yet enthusiastic call-out: @arielhelwani 100% #Respect I WANT THIS FIGHT! #UFC #UFCManila @RicardoLamasMMA is...

Sep 14, 2016 9:14 am

Canadian Welterweight Jordan Mein Emerges from Retirement

Last August, Canadian welterweight Jordan Mein announced his decision to hang up the gloves. He did so at just 25 years old – though he’d competed in a whopping 39 professional fights, many of them quite gruelling. On Tuesday, news broke that the ever-exciting welterweight has nixed those retirement plans, and is hoping for a...

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 1:59 am

Anthony Johnson gets a reality check, says he will never get his fight with Jon Jones

Former UFC title contender Anthony Johnson was once scheduled to face Jon Jones for the UFC light heavyweight title. That all got scrapped when Jones was arrested after being involved in a hit-and-run accident and then was suspended from the UFC and stripped of his title. With Jones most recent debacle of testing positive for...

Jul 26, 2016 11:20 am

New Zealand BJJ practitioner kidnapped by men wearing police uniforms in Rio de Janeiro

As the Rio Olympic Games are approaching, many people are wondering about the levels of safety in Brazil. Recently, Jason Lee who is a Brazilian jiu-jitsu practitioner from New Zealand says he was kidnapped by men wearing police uniforms in Rio. From NZHerald: On Facebook, Lee wrote “yesterday I got kidnapped in Brazil.” Lee said...

Jul 12, 2016 12:00 pm

Jon Jones slips by probation violation with failed USADA drug test results

Jon Jones remains on probation for his stint with the law when he left the scene of an accident in 2015. Jones was last arrested in March for violating his probation after receiving traffic violations in Albuquerque, New Mexico. With Jones’ recent potential USADA violation, TMZ reports that “a rep for the Bernalillo County DA’s...

Jul 3, 2016 12:06 pm

Ryan Jimmo proposed to his girlfriend just hours before his death

Tragedy struck the MMA community earlier this week when it was announced that UFC light heavyweight veteran Ryan Jimmo had been killed in a hit-and-run accident in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. The two suspects involved in the hit-and-run incident that left Ryan Jimmo dead have since been arrested and taken in to custody. The two young...

Jun 29, 2016 7:18 pm

Two suspects charged in the hit-and-run death of former UFC fighter Ryan Jimmo

Two suspects have been arrested and charged in connection with the death of former UFC fighter Ryan Jimmo. Edmonton Police Service confirmed with MMA Fighting on Wednesday that 23-year-old Anthony Getschel was arrested and charged with “second degree murder, criminal negligence causing death, dangerous operation of a motor vehicle causing death, and fail to stop...

Jun 28, 2016 10:39 am

UFC veteran passes away from stomach cancer

UFC veteran and alleged contract killer Amar Suloev passed away this week in his hometown of Anapa after a long battle with stage 4 stomach cancer according to BloodyElbow. Suloev, who trained alongside Fedor Emelianenko, fought professionally from 1999-2008, amassing a record of 24-7 throughout the course of a fight career that saw him fight...

Jun 24, 2016 7:31 pm

Problems between Anderson Silva and Dana White?

UFC President Dana White runs into issues with his fighters from time to time and usually resolves things fairly quickly so that everyone can continue doing their jobs. Most recently, former middleweight champion Anderson Silva posted an interesting photo and caption to his Instagram account. The “Spider” posted a photo of White with a quote...

Jun 7, 2016 7:27 pm

Dada5000 pays tribute to Kimbo Slice

Back in February, Kimbo Slice and Dada 5000 fought under the Bellator MMA banner at Bellator 149. The bout was a highly anticipated matchup between two men who earned their stripes through bareknuckle boxing. Leading up to the fight there was no shortage of trash talk between the two enemies. While their fight ended up...

May 25, 2016 12:14 pm

Diego Brandao suspended 9 months, fined 30% of purse for failed drug test

Diego Brandao recently found himself as a free agent in the MMA market after he was arrested for aggravated assault, aggravated battery, and assault with a deadly weapon last month. Prior to that however, Brandao was submitted by Brian Ortega back at UFC 195. Following the fight, Brandao failed a drug test when he tested...