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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Josh Neer’s manager releases official statement

In reference to Josh Neer’s arrest this morning in Des Moines, Iowa, Mickey Dubberly, manager of Josh Neer and C.E.O. of KO Dynasty Sports Management, gave the following statement to PRO MMA (http://promma.info) this evening:

“We are still looking into the matter as a lot of the facts are still unclear. We back Josh 100% in resolving this issue as quickly as possible, and putting this matter behind us and moving forward. I know Josh on a personal and business level, and he is a great person, fighter, and loving father.”

“We apologize to Josh’s fans, family, friends, and the UFC while we have to deal with this incident. We are very grateful that the UFC has supported Josh throughout his career and has given him the opportunity to be a co–main event. In no way do we ever want to bring any negativity towards the UFC as they have been nothing but great to Josh.”

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