Charges that include battery, coercion, and assault with a deadly weapon.
Embattled mixed martial arts (MMA) fighter Jon Koppenhaver, who legally changed his name to "War Machine" back in 2008, appeared before California Superior Court on Tuesday (Aug. 19, 2014) after his arrest in Simi Valley, which came seven days after his alleged attack on porn star Christy Mack.
Koppenhaver waived extradition, according to Boston Herald, and will be packed up and shipped back to "Sin City" later this week, read news >>
Former Bellator and UFC fighter War Machine, also known as Jon Koppenhaver, was taken into custody on Friday afternoon in a cooperative effort by United States Marshals and the Simi Valley Police Department. read news >>
The search for War Machine, formerly known as John Koppenhaver, ended Friday afternoon at an Extended Stay America Hotel in Simi Valley, Calif. read news >>
The manhunt for War Machine is over. Representatives from Simi Valley Police Department captured the ex-Bellator fighter at the request of the United States Marshal's Service inside of a Extended Stay America Hotel in Simi Valley, California on Friday afternoon at approximately 1:45 p.m.
War Machine, formerly known as Jonathan Koppenahver, was wanted by the Las Vegas Police Department on seven arrest warrants stemming from an alleged domestic assault that took place in Las Vegas on Friday, Augus read news >>
Bad boys, bad boys, whatcha gonna do? Whatcha gonna do when they come for you?
"War Machine," formerly known as Jon Koppenhaver, was apprehended by U.S. Marshals in Simi Valley, California, earlier today (Aug. 15, 2014) after a week-long manhunt which began shortly after the mixed martial arts (MMA) fighter allegedly assulted ex-girlfriend Christy Mack in her Las Vegas home.
See the graphic images of her injuries right here.
The assault took place immediately after the former Ultimate Fighting C read news >>
"The California Kid" talks about his rib injury, meaningless rankings and potential future foes which could include taking on Renan Barao and Dominick Cruz for a third time. More than a few eyebrows were raised when the No. 2 bantamweight in the world, Urijah Faber, was booked to take on Alex Caceres, who at the time was ranked No. 13, at UFC 175 on July 5, 2014 in Las Vegas, Nevada.
A couple more were raised when the fight was relegated to the preliminary headliner for the pay-per-view (PPV) ev read news >>
There's a reason they call Amanda Bell "The Lady Killer."
Armbars only work if you can get your opponent to the floor.
That was a lesson Marina Shafir learned on Sunday night (Aug. 10, 2014) when she was knocked out by Amanda Bell in the first round of their featherweight fight at the Lights Out Promotion (LOP) "Chaos at the Casino 5" pro mixed martial arts (MMA) event in Inglewood, California.
Check out the video below: Shafir moves to 1-1 in defeat, while Bell improves to 2-2 with the victory. read news >>
The California State Athletic Commission issued medical suspensions to all the fighters on Saturday’s UFC on FOX 12 card, with nearly a dozen getting terms longer than the minimum.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>
Check out Esther Lin's photos of the UFC on FOX 12 weigh-ins from the SAP Center in San Jose, California, featuring Robbie Lawler, Matt Brown and the rest of the card. read news >>
UFC on Fox 12 hits San Jose, California, on Saturday, and the world will be watching one of the most exciting main events of the year.
No. 1-ranked welterweight contender Robbie Lawler takes on No. 5-ranked Matt Brown with a title shot on the line.
In the co-main event, No. 5-ranked light heavyweight contender Anthony Johnson battles veteran Antonio Rogerio Nogueira.
The 24 fighters competing on the card must first stand on the scale Friday to make weight. The weigh-ins will begin at 7 p.m. ET o read news >>
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The SAP Center in San Jose, California, will play host to UFC on Fox 12 this Saturday night with an exciting fight card.
The headlining fight is set for Matt Brown to square off against Robbie Lawler in a five-round match, with the winner getting a shot at Johny Hendricks for the welterweight championship belt, as well as many other exciting fights. This is a stacked card that is not to be missed.
Check out our preview and predictions of the event right here.Read more MMA news on BleacherReport. read news >>