Former UFC middleweight Drew
McFedries was stabbed Saturday night while working security at
a nightclub in Davenport, Iowa.
Sherdog.com 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
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.