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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) welterweight Matt Brown was accused of assaulting his former Brazilian jiu-jitsu coach, Rodrigo Botti, following an argument that allegedly turned violent back on Feb. 3 at the Ohio Combat Club in Columbus, Ohio (details). Turns out it was a bunch of bullshit. "Yeah, he straight lied," Brown told MMAjunkie. "Not even wrong, just straight lied with some of the stuff that he said in public. I don't want my name out being out there and everybody thinking I'm som read news >>

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Good news for Matt Brown fans as it sounds like the assault case against him is not being pursued by local authorities, leaving him free to focus on his upcoming bout with Johny Hendricks at UFC 185. Recently Matt Brown made headlines. Not for his upcoming bout with Johny Hendricks at UFC 185, on March 14th in Dallas, Texas. Instead, Brown was in the news for a potentially much more troubling reason. He was accused of assaulting his now former Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Coach, Rodrigo Botti. Botti clai read news >>

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Zuffa has filed for dismissal of the antitrust charges against them. Bloody Elbow’s antitrust expert tells you what you need to know about the UFC's filing. Antitrust cases move at a snail's pace but today we've got some action fight fans! Zuffa has officially filed a motion to dismiss the antitrust charges levied against them by fighters in four separate but related lawsuits. For detailed information on the specific allegations from the fighters, see here and here. I'm at the Dorkapalooza sport read news >>

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An Oklahoma BJJ instructor is facing charges for soliciting sexual contact with a minor. Whitney Fetters, a jiu-jitsu instructor at Redline BJJ in Edmond Oklahoma, faces charges for soliciting sexual contact with a minor among others. She turned herself in to authorities on February 11 and has been suspended from working as a middle school Spanish teacher while her charges are pending. From this news report: "Oklahoma City Police say an investigation into sexual misconduct by Whitney Fetters beg read news >>

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New details and charges have emerged in Alexander Emelianenko’s sexual assault court case – one that has kept him incarcerated since May 2014. Controversial Russian heavyweight Alexander Emelianenko is currently facing charges for allegedly heinous acts committed against 26-year-old Moldovan Polina Stepanova. Emelianenko, who spent a portion of his career fighting under the PRIDE banner, and is best known as the brother of legendary heavyweight Fedor Emelianenko, was charged with sexual assault, read news >>

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Former WEC bantamweight champion Brian Bowles was arrested recently on drug and weapons related charges. read news >>

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Veteran MMA fighter Brian Bowles reached rarefied air in 2009 when he captured the WEC bantamweight title. Five years later, it seems he's come all the way back down the mountain. Bowles and an associate were reportedly arrested earlier in January in Bowles' Georgia home and charged with multiple drug offenses, including the possession of methamphetamine. The report comes from, of all places, a Jan. 19 post on the Jackson County Sheriff's Office Facebook page (h/t Sherdog). The post stated that read news >>

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Former World Extreme Cagefighting (WEC) Bantamweight champion, Brian Bowles, is living quite a different life these days. Widely regarded as one of the best 135-pound mixed martial arts (MMA) fighters just several years ago, Bowles is now apparently mixed up with drugs, specifically methamphetamine, according to the Jackson County Sheriff's Office (via Sherdog.com). Bowles was at his home in Jefferson, Ga., entertaining a female guest when local authorities knocked on his door to serve her an ar read news >>

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Former WEC bantamweight champion Brian Bowles was arrested earlier this month and remains incarcerated in Arcade, GA on six felony counts, including possession of methamphetamine and possession with intent to sell. Bowles, 34, was arrested on Jan. 14 alongside Rhomney Moon, 35, by representatives of the Jackson County Sheriff's Office, according to a Facebook statement issued by the department. "The Sheriff's Office responded to Bowles' residence on Stoner Road in Arcade, Georgia in an attempt t read news >>

  • a month ago
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Former WEC bantamweight champion Brian Bowles remains in jail after police arrested him Jan. 14 on multiple drug and weapon charges. Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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Ex-WEC champion and UFC bantamweight Brian Bowles was arrested earlier this month on multiple drug charges, including possession of methamphetamine as well as possession of marijuana with intent to sell. Former WEC bantamweight champion and current UFC bantamweight Brian Bowles is back in the spotlight, but for a story that has absolutely nothing to do with any potential return to the cage. Earlier this month, the 34-year-old Bowles (along with a 35-year-old woman) was arrested at his Georgia ho read news >>

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Dave Herman is now the latest MMA fighter to run into trouble with the law. Things aren't looking so good for UFC and Bellator vet Dave Herman. "Pee Wee" as the heavyweight is affectionately known in the cage, was arrested in Indiana on Monday Morning, following a police chase, ending in an altercation. MMAJunkie had the initial report, and the details, while not to the extremes that we've seen in some other cases of fighters encountering law enforcement, still aren't pretty. According to report read news >>

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Veteran heavyweight Dave "Pee-Wee" Herman was arrested early Tuesday morning on felony charges after leading officers of the DeKalb County Sheriff's Department on a police chase in Indiana. Herman, 30, faces three felony charges after being spotted speeding down the highway with no taillights or headlights on by officers at approximately 1:13 a.m., then leading officers on a three-mile pursuit before stopping at a gas station and approaching officers "in an aggressive manner." Herman was subsequ read news >>

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I guess Dave Herman didn't want BJ Penn to hog the police spotlight. The former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) heavyweight Dave Herman, who once famously declared that "jiu-jitsu doesn't work," is now in police custody after being tased and arrested earlier this morning (Tues., Jan. 20, 2015) after leading authorities on a high-speed chase in Indiana. From the Dekalb County Sheriff Department: Officers attempted to stop the vehicle but the driver, David Herman, refused to stop and led Offi read news >>

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