Former UFC middleweight Drew McFedries was stabbed Saturday night while working security at a nightclub in Davenport, Iowa. confirmed McFedries’ injury Tuesday with the fighter’s manager, Monte Cox, who relayed that McFedries was stabbed on the left side of his back, with the blade hitting his scapula. McFedries, who has worked at the club for about six months, managed to control the man until police arrived, according Cox, who revealed that the fighter was released after a few hours in the hospital.

According to a recent report from the Quad-City Times, 42-year-old Calvin Hammock allegedly stabbed McFedries on Saturday night at The Chorus Line. Police reportedly arrived on the scene at 11:44 p.m. and took Hammock to the Scott County Jail in Davenport.

According to the jail’s inmate records, Hammock has been charged with willful injury and going armed with intent, both felony charges. Those records also show that Hammock was admitted to the jail at 12:57 a.m. Sunday morning and was released 47 minutes later after posting a $10,000 bond.

McFedries, 34, most recently competed in August 2011, when he earned a technical knockout over Garrett Olson under the ProElite banner. The Iowa native competed for the UFC from November 2006 to September 2009, posting a 4-5 record during his nine-fight stint with the Las Vegas-based promotion. Known as “The Massacre,” McFedries owns eight of his 10 career victories by form of knockout and has gone the distance just once in his 11 years as a pro.

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

Related News

Alain Moussi on Working with Georges St-Pierre and Cain Velasquez in Kickboxer Reboot |

  • 28 days ago

Action star Alain Moussi is the lead in the Kickboxer: Vengeance reboot. He dishes on working alongside Georges St-Pierre, Cain Velasquez, and more. read news >>

The Ghost of PRIDE: How Rizin Upstaged UFC Brasilia | FIGHTLAND

  • 27 days ago

This weekend's UFC Fight night in Brasilia, Brazil was headlined by a couple of fairly obvious tune up fights. The number one 145lbs female fighter of all time took on a 6-1 opponent who was brought read news >>

MMA fighter knocks out drunk while working as bouncer - 'TMZ Sports'

  • 24 days ago

When you're drunk at the bar, don't pick fights with people you don't know. Here's a reminder of why MMA fighters are the real deal. read news >>

GFL Video: Top 5 finishes – including a spinning kick to the face for the ages

  • 23 days ago

The weekend is here – well, just about, anyway – and that means we’re on the cusp of more fights. To get you geared up, don’t miss five killer knockouts inside from GoFightLive.Filed under: Featured read news >>

Sylvester Stallone, The Weekend, Mark Wahlberg Among Full List of New UFC Investors |

  • 23 days ago

The full list of new UFC owners includes an array of stars, including The Weekend, Sylvester Stallone, Mark Wahlberg, Anthony Kiedis, Rob Dyrdek, and more. read news >>

Nate Marquardt Tops UFC Portland Fighter Bonuses |

  • 21 days ago

Fifty-three-fight veteran Nate Marquardt led the charge on the bonuses with an impressing walk-off knockout of Tamdan McCrory. read news >>

UFC Fight Night 96 Athlete Outfitting pay: Veteran Nate Marquardt leads way with $20K payout

  • 21 days ago

PORTLAND, Ore. – Fighters from Saturday’s UFC Fight Night 96 event took home UFC Athlete Outfitting pay, a program that launched after the UFC’s deal with Reebok, totaling $115,000.Filed under: News, read news >>

Video: Hardy, Gooden break down UFC 204's Vitor Belfort vs. Gegard Mousasi co-main event

  • 19 days ago

On Saturday, two veteran middleweights and former champions square off in the UFC 204 co-main event.Filed under: News, UFC, Videos read news >>

UFC Fight Night 96 salaries: Fight Pass headliner Nate Marquardt leads payouts

  • 19 days ago

UFC middleweight Nate Marquardt’s veteran status paid dividends, according to disclosed salaries for this past Saturday’s UFC Fight Night 96.Filed under: Featured, News, UFC, Videos read news >>

Twitter reacts to the death of UFC middleweight, 'Ultimate Fighter' veteran Josh Samman

  • 18 days ago

The combat sports world suffered yet another loss today with the death of UFC middleweight Josh Samman.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>