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UFC fighter Luis Pena accused of punching his girlfriend and breaking her iPhone 11

Adam D Martin - June 24, 2021

UFC lightweight fighter Luis Pena has been accused of punching his girlfriend and breaking her iPhone 11 during a domestic violence incident. According to, Pena is accused of the domestic violence incident that allegedly took place on June 14. Police documents revealed that Pena’s girlfriend of one year called the police and said that “Violent Bob Ross” had gotten angry after accusing her of looking at other men’s photos on Instagram and decided to destroy her iPhone 11. According to the woman, whose name has not been made public, Pena also left her face with marks and bruises. She reportedly also had a lump on the top of her head as well.

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UFC lightweight Luis Pena arrested, charged with robbery by sudden snatching and battery

Chris Taylor - June 19, 2021

UFC lightweight Luis Pena was arrested by Florida Police on Friday and charged with robbery by sudden snatching, battery and criminal mischief. According to online records, Pena (9-3 MMA), was picked up by the Coral Spring Police Department on an extradition warrant issued by a police department in another county in Florida. According to a police spokesperson, the former TUF 27 contestant was picked up following an anonymous tip (via MMA Fighting).

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Luis Pena tests positive for marijuana, receives suspension from NSAC

Tom Taylor - August 5, 2020

Luis Pena has tested positive for marijuana, has received a suspension from the Nevada State Athletic Commission, according to a report from Damon Martin of MMA Fighting. In addition to Jamahal Hill and Tim Elliott, the Nevada Commission has extended a temporary suspension for Luis Pena after he tested positive for marijuana around his last fight on June 27. #UFC

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EXCLUSIVE | Steven Peterson out to prove he's more violent than Luis Pena

Cole Shelton - March 22, 2019

At UFC Nashville, fan favorite Luis Pena will be moving down from 155lbs to 145lbs to take on Steven Peterson. ‘Violent Bob Ross’ was already a big 155’er, and Peterson thinks the weight cut will be a mistake for Pena.

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EXCLUSIVE | Khabib's training partner Luis Pena explains how a rematch against McGregor would play out

Cole Shelton - November 28, 2018

At UFC 229, Conor McGregor made his long-awaited return to the Octagon. He took on Khabib Nurmagomedov for the lightweight title. Ahead of the fight, not many people knew how it would turn out. Some people believed McGregor would be able to catch Nurmagomedov and knock him out. Others thought Nurmagomedov would just take McGregor down and ground and pound him or submit him, which ultimately is what happened.


Luis Pena dropping down to featherweight, wants to fight Artem Lobov

Drake Riggs - November 14, 2018

At UFC Denver this past Saturday, we got a clash between season 27 of The Ultimate Fighter contestants. One of which was the lightweight winner, Mike Trizano. Standing across from him was one of the season’s fighters with the most obvious potential, “Violent Bob Ross” Luis Pena.

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EXCLUSIVE | Luis Pena has eyes set on next opponent then a move to 145

Jordan Colbert - July 15, 2018

The Ultimate Fighter 27: Undefeated contestant Luis Pena entered the ranks of the stacked UFC lightweight division with a bang at the TUF 27 Finale with a first-round submission win over Richie Smullen. Only five fights into his professional career, Pena is already beginning to make waves and develop a cult following largely due to his unique persona to go along with an electric fight style. The man known as  ‘Violent Bob Ross’ hopped on a call with for an exclusive interview as he looks ahead to his future inside of the UFC.