218 Search Results for jail

Sep 29, 2015 9:24 am

Jon Jones Releases Official Statement Following Court Hearing

On Tuesday morning former UFC champion Jon Jones entered a courtroom and plead guilty to a felony charge of fleeing from a hit and run. It was a part of a plea deal that Jones and his legal team agreed to. The judge heard what his lawyers had to say, then Jones spoke up and...

Sep 29, 2015 8:18 am

Jon Jones Looks Ready For His Court Appearance

Former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones hasn’t been active on social media since his arrest for an alleged hit and run incident back in April. So aside from a few short clips of him training we haven’t seen or heard from Jones basically at all. He’ll be appearing in court today and many suspect...

Sep 22, 2015 12:44 am

Chris Leben: ‘Not a Bad Place to Spend My Last 24 Hours of Freedom’

Retired UFC fighter and TUF 1 cast member Chris Leben reported to jail on Monday after being sentenced to 120 days. Leben plead guilty to breaking into his ex-wife’s apartment back in June and the judge sentenced him to 120 days in jail, along with three years of probation and a 52-week domestic violence course....

Aug 26, 2015 8:54 am

Chael Knows! ‘Jon Jones Will Be Back Sooner Than You Think’

Does former UFC fighter Chael Sonnen know something the rest of the world doesn’t? The ‘Original Ganster’ himself recently said in an interview that former UFC light heavyweight champion, Jon Jones, would be returning to the octagon ‘a lot sooner than you think.’ Sonnen has a knack for predicting things, so, do you think he...


Aug 12, 2015 8:25 am

‘Jon Jones Could Be Heavyweight Champion’

UFC welterweight contender and fan favorite Matt “The Immortal” Brown believes that former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon “Bones” Jones is pretty much untouchable inside the UFC’s octagon. The UFC’s #5 ranked welterweight (Brown) was recently on the GreatMMADebate podcast where he discussed the idea of Jon Jones becoming the UFC’s heavyweight champion, his words:...

Aug 2, 2015 1:45 pm

Nick and Nate Diaz are Banned from WSOF Events After Saturday’s Brawl

Nick and Nate Diaz attended Saturday’s World Series of Fighting event in Las Vegas to show support for their friend and teammate Jake Shields as he challenged Rousimar Palhares for the World Series of Fighting Championship. Tempers ran high inside the decagon AND outside, apparently. At one point in the evening, Nate Diaz confronted fellow...

Jul 21, 2015 3:28 am

Report! Former Muay Thai Champ Was Executed By ISIS

A report came out not to long ago that former Muay Thai champion Valdet Gashi, who decided to leave Germany to go join the terrorist group ISIS, was killed in an airstrike. Now, another report, from Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, states that he was actually executed by ISIS for trying to escape. Check out...

Jul 10, 2015 12:31 pm

Travis Browne’s Ex-Girlfriend Slams His Manager, Will Not Press Charges

  UFC heavyweight Travis Browne was accused of domestic abuse by his ex-girlfirend, Jenna Renee Webb, who posted photos of bruises all over her body and said that it was Browne who caused them. Since then, Browne’s manager, John Fosco, has come forward and said that the allegations are false and Browne is innocent. He...

Jun 13, 2015 7:01 am

UFC Signs Fighter Fresh Out Of Prison

The UFC just re-signed a fighter who spent 14 months in prison for burglary. The Swedish fighter, Reza Madadi, already has a 2-1 record with the promotion and his last fight, before going to prison, was a win against top UFC lightweight Michael Johnson. Here’s what the fighter had to say on The MMA Hour:...

May 21, 2015 8:00 am

Promoter Defends Emelianenko, Says He’s a Victim of ‘Political Persecution’

Aleksander Emelianenko was recently sentenced to four and a half years in prison after being convicted of assaulting a woman who was cleaning his house. The woman accused Emelianenko of beating her up, keeping her captive overnight and stealing her passport. Emelianenko’s last professional fight took place against Dmitriy Sosnovskiy in Coliseum Fighting Championships which...

May 7, 2015 1:03 pm

Rockhold: ‘Jones was a ticking time bomb… It was bound to happen!’

  The MMA world is still trying to wrap it’s head around the recent Jon Jones saga. The pound-for-pound top ranked fighter in the world and the now former UFC light-heavyweight champion, is now neither of those things. He was stripped of his title and suspended indefinitely following his arrest stemming from a hit-and-run car...

May 5, 2015 9:33 am

Brain Damage? Rogan Suggests Head Trauma Led to Jon Jones’ Incident

Just over two weeks ago, Jon Jones was involved in a hit-and-run incident that cost him his championship and ultimately his position in the UFC. UFC commentator Joe Rogan feels for Jones, but believes that there may be an issue that nobody is addressing. Rogan suggested on his podcast, “The Joe Rogan Experience” that Jones...

Apr 28, 2015 10:28 pm

FOX Legal Rep. Says Jones Could Serve For 3 Years

Well really, the next step is up to the prosecution. They have to decide whether to go in front of the grand jury and get the indictment. But given that it seems clear what this guy did and that there are so many witnesses to it, I think it’s inevitable there will be an indictment....

Apr 28, 2015 2:04 pm

UH OH — Dana White & UFC Officials Have Met with Jon Jones!

UFC President Dana White, CEO Lorenzo Fertitta and COO Lawrence Epstein all flew to Albuquerque, New Mexico on Tuesday to meet with Jon Jones. The light heavyweight champion, his legal team and UFC officials will be discussing the fallout of his arrest on Monday on a felony charge of leaving the scene of an accident...

Apr 28, 2015 1:05 pm

Drug Free? Jon Jones Not Getting Charged for Drugs, Court Date Set

UFC Light Heavyweight Champion Jon Jones is set to appear at the Bernalillo County Metropolitan Court before Judge Rosemary Dominguez at 1:30 PM in New Mexico, according to court spokesman Camille Corvana. Jones found himself in a heap of trouble on Sunday evening as he allegedly fled the scene of a three car accident. Before...

Apr 28, 2015 9:08 am

WATCH! Jon Jones Runs From Reporters After Posting Bail

Jon “Bones” Jones has a lot more on his hands than just an upcoming championship defense against Anthony “Rumble” Johnson at UFC 187. Jones found himself in some trouble on Sunday after an alleged hit and run. After turning himself in to the police, the current UFC Light Heavyweight Champion has posted his $2,500 bail...

Apr 28, 2015 8:56 am

Jon Jones’ Mugshot Photo Has Been Released

UFC Light Heavyweight Champion Jon Jones’ mugshot has been released by the Bernalillo County Metro Detention Center. Jones is currently facing a felony charge for an alleged hit and run on Sunday. Jones turned himself in to the police earlier this week and is already out after posting his $2,500 bail. Stay tuned to BJPENN.COM...

Apr 28, 2015 2:00 am

Victim from UFC Champ Jon Jones’ Accident Speaks

This past Sunday, Jon Jones was reportedly involved in a three car accident involving a pregnant female. Jones fled the scene of the crime and eventually turned himself in to police on Monday evening. The victim shared her thoughts on the matter in the video above. After turning himself in, Jones stayed long enough to...

Apr 27, 2015 7:28 am

MMA Fighter Accused Of Sexual Abuse Dies From Apparent Suicide

  Eben Kaneshiro, a veteran MMA fighter, who was arrested and charged with several counts of first-degree sex abuse and first-degree sodomy involving a boy under the age of 12 last week has died of an apparent suicide. According to KTVZ, Kaneshiro was in jail being held on a $50,000.00 bail. On Sunday, early in...

Apr 6, 2015 3:33 pm

Emelianenko Gets Hitched Behind Bars?

The brother of MMA legend Fedor Emelianenko, Alexander Emelianenko, has tied the knot….while in jail. Alexander is currently in Russian jail awaiting the final sentencing in his sexual assault case. He was charged with sexual assault, kidnapping by withholding a passport, and forced use of “narcotic drugs or psychotropic substances.” TOFIGHT.RU confirmed the news of...

Mar 6, 2015 10:55 am

Renzo Gracie Sentenced To Community Service Following Nightclub Brawl

MMA legend Renzo Gracie recently plead guilty to misdemeanor assault in New York. As such the former UFC fighter has agreed to 1–15 days of community service. The New York Post has it: Mixed-martial arts fighters Renzo Gracie and his cousin Igor, part of the famed Gracie clan, and five of their pals took no​-​jail...

Feb 24, 2015 3:01 pm

Rob Emerson Clears The Air, And You Should Listen — Exclusive

Contestant on season 5 of The Ultimate Fighter and former UFC lightweight Rob Emerson recently spoke with BJPENN.COM. Emerson, who has been fighting under the Bellator MMA banner in their bantamweight division, talked about several hot topics including his past trouble with the law, the rumors about him and Ian McCall’s ex-wife and the failed...

Jan 27, 2015 4:22 pm

Former WEC Champion Brian Bowles Arrested For Meth And Other Charges

Former WEC bantamweight champion Brian Bowles was arrested earlier this month, and remains in jail, on several charges involving drugs and weapons. The Jackson County (Georgia) Sherriff’s office released the following: Man and Woman Arrested on Drug Related Charges Arcade, Georgia – January 14, 2015 On January 14, 2015, The Jackson County Sheriff’s Office arrested...

Jan 16, 2015 10:52 am

McCall’s Ex Files Charges Against Mayhem After Alleged Strangulation

  Ian McCall’s ex wife, Shay McCall, has reportedly pressed charges against Mayhem Miller for physical abuse. She explains via Instagram: “3 days I was physco ally assaulted by #mayhem #miller #ufc just for confronting him on something I didn’t want to be around. I was strangled…. Ext yes I did press charges.” “Thank you...

Jan 9, 2015 11:19 am

War Machine Finds Jesus Behind Bars

Incarcerated MMA Fighter, War Machine has found god, and realized the errors of his ways. At least that’s what he’s preaching in his latest behind-bars blog. Check it: (VIA TWITTER) Where to begin? It’s sad to say that I am 1000 times more embarrassed of what I’m about to tell you, than I am of...

Dec 26, 2014 12:23 pm

TUF 19 Fighter Arrested For Rape, Other Charges

TUF 19’s Doug Sparks (pictured) is spending the holidays behind bars following gross allegations of sexual assault on a female, and other charges. MMAWeekly.com has the scoop: The 32-year-old light heavyweight was arrested Saturday in Bloomington, Ind., for allegedly detaining a woman against her will and assaulting her repeatedly over a several day period. Sparks...

Dec 7, 2014 9:28 am

QUICK TWITT: Stephan Bonnar live-Tweets DUI stop, narrowly avoids arrest

Former UFC fighter turned Bellator MMA fighter Stephan Bonnar had quite the eventful night last night. Bonnar live-tweeted a traffic stop last night, which started when he was texting and driving, but quickly became a DUI stop when Bonnar admitted to drinking earlier in the day. Holy shit…don't text and drive. I just got pulled...

Dec 6, 2014 12:14 pm

Emelianenko Bans Smoking In Prison Cell

Alexander Emelianenko, the brother of MMA legend Fedor Emelianenko, who is currently incarcerated for allegedly raping a female maid, has banned smoking in what appears to be his cell, as well as his immediate area. According to our understanding via Google Translate, in the ‘chamber rules’, with chamber likely meaning cell, Emelianenko can ban others...