UFC lightweight Reza Madadi was arrested Friday in Sweden after allegedly burglarizing a designer handbag store, according to a report from Swedish tabloid Expressen.

Madadi and two associates allegedly made off with roughly $150,000 in stolen bags. Those actions were reportedly caught by a security camera, and an alarm sounded just after 5 a.m. on Friday. According to the report, several limited edition bags were allegedly stolen from a display that was separate from the store proper. Madadi denies the charges levied against him, according to the report.

An Iranian-born Swede, Madadi, 32, began his mixed martial arts career in 2006 and posted 11 wins in his first 13 outings en route to capturing the Superior Challenge lightweight title in 2011. “Mad Dog” made his Octagon debut the following year at UFC on Fuel TV 2, where he submitted previously unbeaten Yoislandy Izquierdo with a second-round guillotine choke.

Since his auspicious UFC foray, Madadi has gone 1-1, falling in a split decision to “The Ultimate Fighter 15” alum Cristiano Marcello to close out last year before kicking off 2013 with a third-round submission of “TUF 12” finalist Michael Johnson last month at UFC on Fuel TV 9. Madadi owns eight of his 13 career victories by way of submission and has never been stopped in more than six years as a pro.

view original article >>
Report here if this news is invalid.

Related News

No, Cain Velasquez is Not Out of His UFC 207 Fight with Fabricio Werdum | MMAWeekly.com

  • 28 days ago
  • 153 views

Despite a report that Cain Velasquez was out of his scheduled UFC 207 bout with Fabricio Werdum, he said he is "in shape and ready to go." read news >>

UFC 207: Bleacher Report Main Card Staff Predictions

  • 22 days ago
  • 24 views

At long last, Ronda Rousey is back and boy, does she look scary. The UFC women's bantamweight champion, Amanda Nunes, though? Well, just look at the state she left Miesha Tate in at UFC 200. This is read news >>

Report: Injury knocks Stefan Struve from UFC Fight Night 105 headliner vs. Junior Dos Santos in Halifax

  • 8 days ago
  • 7 views

Stefan Struve has suffered a shoulder injury and is out of a headlining rematch against former UFC heavyweight champion Junior Dos Santos, according to a report.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

Corey Anderson vs. Jimi Manuwa, Joseph Duffy vs. Reza Madadi, more set for UFC Fight Night 107 in London

  • 2 days ago
  • 6 views

The UFC’s return to England continues to build with the addition of four fights for March in London. Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

That time Tito Ortiz met Chael Sonnen backstage at UFC 136, and how it (allegedly) led them to Bellator 170

  • 2 days ago
  • 47 views

LOS ANGELES – Bellator light heavyweight Tito Ortiz remembers the day he walked into Chael Sonnen’s dressing room after Sonnen’s submission of Brian Stann at UFC 136.Filed under: Featured, Featured V read news >>

Watch Germaine de Randamie Finish Anna Elmose (UFC 208 Free Fight) | MMAWeekly.com

  • 2 days ago
  • 18 views

Watch Germaine de Randamie defeated Anna Elmose in May of 2016. She faces Holly Holm for the inaugural UFC women's featherweight championship next. read news >>

Titan FC 43's Caio Rocha expects to stay unbeaten, end up in UFC sooner or later

  • 2 days ago
  • 2 views

Caio Rocha has a couple goals. The first is due on Friday night when he meets Michel Quinones at Titan FC 43.Filed under: News read news >>

BJ Penn’s Coach: ‘I’m Very Supportive of BJ Retiring’ | MMAWeekly.com

  • 2 days ago
  • 9 views

Former two-division UFC champ BJ Penn came out of retirement to fight rising star Yair Rodriguez, but is it time he call it quits for good? read news >>

Hometown favorite Manuwa set to face Anderson in London

  • 2 days ago
  • 0 views

UFC® have added four more explosive bouts to the card set for The O2 in London on Saturday, March 18. Tickets for UFC FIGHT NIGHT® LONDON will go on general sale on Friday, January 27 and are read news >>

Watch MMAjunkie Radio here (1 p.m. ET): UFC featherweight and ex-Strikeforce champ Gilbert Melendez

  • 2 days ago
  • 2 views

MMAjunkie Radio kicks off today at 1 p.m. ET (10 a.m. PT) with guest Gilbert Melendez.Filed under: MMAjunkie Radio, News, UFC read news >>