News and ongoing reports of criminal cases and related scandal in the world of combat sports.

Gracie breaks silence on NYC brawl


Renzo Gracie went on The MMA Hour to explain the "misunderstanding" that took place outside a nightclub in New York.

Doorman talks on Renzo: 'carefully planned attack'


The reports from the other side of the fight are in, and to hear the nightclub bouncer tell the story, there was no misunderstanding between Renzo and him, it was just plain retribution.


UPDATED: Renzo Gracie jailed following NYC brawl

Renzo and Igor Gracie were arrested following a brawl at a New York City nightclub that sent a bouncer to the hospital.

My Sunday at Fight Church


A few notes on the SIFF screening of the documentary Fight Church and my conversations with the directors and one of it's principal subjects.

Shogun Rua car-jacked in Brazil


After a dinner out with friends, Mauricio "Shogun" Rua was held up at gunpoint by four armed men and robbed of the automobile he was driving, along with his money, and even his shirt and shoes.

Bodyguard Ken Shamrock not impressed with Jay Z's


The UFC Hall of Famer and bodyguard for superstar 50 Cent has a pretty harsh critique of the work of Jay Z's man who let sis-in-law Solange get after him on an elevator.

Ortiz given probation & fines for DUI in January


Former UFC light-heavyweight champion Tito Ortiz has been sentenced following a DUI charge back in January.

Russians put Alex Emelianenko on wanted list


The former Pride star and younger brother of Hall of Famer Fedor Emelianenko is being sought by Russian authorities for "suspicion of housekeeper abuse and passport theft."

Forrest Griffin: 'Friends don't let friends plead guilty'


Presented (mostly) without comment, but what in the hell just happened?

Anderson Silva presses charges for 'Rotten' insult


Anderson Silva is taking a woman to court over posts on Twitter where she called him a "sh**ty idol" and "rotten."

TUF vet Uscola found guilty of domestic violence


On Friday, the former TUFer was found guilty of multiple domestic violence charges resulting in life-threatening injury to the mother of his child. Next month he'll be sentenced with a potential...

Pictures of Tito Ortiz's wrecked Porsche


MMA legend Tito Ortiz made the news recently after wrecking his car in the early hours of the morning. He was arrested for a suspected DUI at the scene. Now pictures of his damaged car have surfaced.

Tito wrecks Porsche, arrested for suspected DUI


The Calfornia Highway Patrol had to take Tito away after he drove his 2012 Porsche Panamera into the median on I-405.

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