Bellator Fighting Championships
and M-1 Global
was arrested Tuesday on charges of filing false workers’
compensation insurance claims, the Los Angeles County District
Attorney’s Office recently announced.
According to the official release, Davis, 35, was arrested at his
Lomita, Calif., home at around 9 a.m. and is currently being held
on $30,000 bail. Four felony counts have been filed against the
fighter and Los Angeles city firefighter, who allegedly filed for
workers’ compensation insurance from Dec. 2, 2008 to May 20, 2011,
during which time he fought seven times.
If convicted, Davis could face up to five years in jail, district
attorney officials said.
A 6-foot-3 light heavyweight, Davis competed four times for
Bellator, posting a 3-1 record with the Chicago-based promotion.
“Noodle” participated in Bellator’s Season 4 light heavyweight
tournament, falling in the quarterfinals to D.J.
Linderman at Bellator 38 just over one year ago. Most recently,
Davis earned his 12th career victory on March 24, finishing
Balijagic via second-round technical knockout.
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