After spending 12 days incarcerated, Jeremy Stephens was released Wednesday from Polk County Jail in Des Moines, Iowa. read news >>
After spending 12 days in jails in both Minnesota and Iowa, Jeremy
Stephens has been freed from incarceration.
Stephens' management team today released a statement on the matter on the fighter's official website, and MMAjunkie.com confirmed with Polk County Jail officials that the lightweight is no longer in custody.
"Jeremy's legal team is already hard at work to prove what many already
know: he is not guilty of the crimes he's been accused of," the
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UFC lightweight Jeremy Stephens is in for a long legal battle after being arrested on an outstanding warrant for an assault charge in Des Moines, Iowa from 2011. read news >>
UFC lightweight Jeremy Stephens can continue with his MMA career after making a plea bargain on charges of felony assault and burglary. read news >>
UFC lightweight Jeremy Stephens spent 12 days in jails in Minnesota and Iowa this month, but earlier this week was released.
The fighter's management team on Wednesday released a statement on Stephens' website, and the fighter also released a video in which he thanked the UFC and fans for their support and maintained his innocence.
"I'm innocent, and I get a chance to prove myself," Stephens said in the video.
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UFC lightweight Jeremy Stephens is still being held without bail in a Minneapolis jail, but an Oct. 23 court date has now been set to determine whether the fighter will be extradited back to his home state of Iowa. read news >>
A lumbar hernia is to blame for knocking a lightweight fight from the UFC's return to Brazil next month. That's the diagnosis for Rony Jason, and he's out of his UFC Fight Night 29 bout against Jeremy Stephens. read news >>
Felony assault and burglary charges were dropped against UFC featherweight Jeremy Stephens on Monday. read news >>
UFC lightweight staple Jeremy Stephens will make the cut to 145 pounds on May 25, when “Lil’ Heathen” squares off with Estevan Payan at UFC 160. read news >>
Jeremy Stephens talks about the bizarre twist of fate that saw him end up in jail prior to his last scheduled fight and how he's now fighting like never before as he heads into UFC on Fox 5 read news >>
Hard-hitting lightweight Jeremy Stephens will replace an injured John Cholish against Yves Edwards at UFC on Fox 5. read news >>