Infant Son of Professional MMA Fighter Marcus Kowal Dies After Being Hit By Drunk Driver

We are sad to report the infant son of professional mixed martial artist Marcus Kowal has passed away during Labor Day weekend after being struck by a suspected drunk driver in a hit-and-run Sunday afternoon in Hawthorne, Calif. Marcus personally announced his sons departure on his Facebook page in sharing his gratitude to his combative art community … Read more

Scott Coker statement on passing of Jordan Parsons

We regret to inform you that Bellator featherweight Jordan Parsons has passed away. “It is with profound sadness that we announce the passing of a dear member of the Bellator family, Jordan Parsons,” stated Bellator President Scott Coker in an email statement sent out Wednesday afternoon. “Jordan was an exceptional athlete and a rising star … Read more

Medical relief fund set up for Bellator’s Jordan Parsons after hit-and-run incident

Rising Bellator featherweight Jordan Parsons was the victim of a hit-and-run accident Saturday night in Delray Beach, Fla., that has left him fighting for his life. One of Jordan’s legs had to be amputated and he is in critical condition. The 25-year-old Michigan native trains with the Blackzilians alongside the likes of Rashad Evans and … Read more

He’s back! But which one? The Many Faces of Jon Jones

The Ultimate Fighting Championship has officially reinstated former lightweight champ Jon Jones to the active roster following a plea agreement to a hit-and-run incident that occurred in April. A formal statement from the organization reads: Following a review of the plea agreement reached by Jon Jones and officials in Albuquerque, New Mexico, and the judge’s decision, UFC … Read more

Jon Jones strikes plea deal and avoids jail time

Former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones won in the courts today after pleading guilty to leaving the scene of an accident in a New Mexico court on Tuesday, and was granted a conditional release with up to 18 months of supervised probation. Jones will avoid a felony conviction and will have no travel restrictions while … Read more

Jon Jones may never fight again says manager

Malki Kawa, renowned manager of one Jon “Bones” Jones, told Ariel Helwani on Monday’s MMA Hour that there’s a real possibility (50% chance) his client may never fight again. Kawa’s words (via MMAFighting.com): “It could very well be the last time we’ve seen Jon Jones in the Octagon. I think Jon Jones is gonna focus on … Read more

Watch Jon Jones leave jail on bail! (VIDEO)

Guess what $2,500 will get you? Bail in Albuquerque, if you’re UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones. The 27-year-old Jones (21-1) was allegedly involved in a hit-and-run accident over the weekend that broke a pregnant woman’s arm. Jones finally turned himself in after fleeing the scene on foot and everybody from TMZ to the Washington … Read more

UFC issues statement on alleged Jon Jones hit and run accident

[ads1] There were rumors swirling earlier today regarding UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones being involved in an alleged hit and run accident in Albuquerque, New Mexico. UFC officials have issued a statement on the matter that can be read below: “We are aware that the Albuquerque Police Department is interested in speaking to Jon Jones regarding … Read more

Quinton Jackson pleads guilty

Quinton “Rampage” Jackson accepted a plea bargain Thursday morning in an Orange County courthouse in regards to a high speed chase that occurred this past summer.

Prior to accepting the plea bargain, Jackson had originally pleaded “Not Guilty” and had been facing four misdemeanors of hit and runs and reckless driving, as well as two felony counts for evading officers and evading while driving recklessly. The incident occurred on July 15th, 2008; ten days after losing his title to Forrest Griffin.

The Oragne County District Attorney’s office released a statement regarding Jackson’s plea.

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Josh Neer still fighting Mac Danzig at UFC Fight Night 17 despite legal woes

PRO MMA (http://promma.info) was notifed today that despite UFC fighter, Josh Neer’s recent legal issues, his upcoming fight at UFC Fight Night 17 is still scheduled to take place.

“Josh will be fighting Mac Danzig February 7th in the co-main event in Tampa as scheduled,” Neer’s manager stated in an email to PRO MMA. “Josh has  been training very hard for this fight and is looking forward to putting on a great fight for the UFC and fans.  Josh would like to once again thank his family, fans, friends, training partners, UFC, and everyone that has supported him through his career.” 

Neer was arrested early morning on New Year’s Day in Des Moines, Iowa on charges of operating a vehicle while Intoxicated, eluding police, hit and run and other traffic violations. He was released on two bonds totalling $7,000.00.

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