(left, with Sengoku representative Takahiro Kokuho) publicly apologized today for a March incident
in which he struck and sped away from a Tokyo police officer who attempted to cite him for talking on his cell phone while driving. The "Grabaka Hitman" was found guilty on Thursday and sentenced to three years probation plus community service. Kokuho commented that no decision had been made of yet on Misaki's status for his August 2nd title eliminator bout against Kaz Nakamura
, but said that Misaki training hard and putting on a good fight would help mend his relationship with the public.
UPDATE: Slight correction - Misaki entered a plea of guilty, according to MMAJunkie