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

Logan Paul vs. KSI hacker sentenced

The teen hacker was found guilty of targeting the celebrity boxing fight.

UFC, other MMA orgs need to enact DV policies, catch up to major sports

NBA and MLB have comprehensive policies on domestic violence and abuse.

UFC vet Tony Martin requests removal of GPS monitor after December arrest

Tony Martin is requesting removal of GPS monitor as he awaits trial for assault on a law enforcement officer charge

Iranian karate champion given 15 minutes to plead case before receiving death penalty 

Mohammad Mehdi Karami was also not given final rights to speak to his family before execution.

McGregor accuser’s car torched in Dublin

Conor McGregor was accused of assaulting a woman on a yacht in Ibiza last year.

UFC’s silence on McGregor assault investigation reminiscent of inaction on White

The UFC’s unwritten mission statement these days seems to be ‘ignore it, it will go away’

UFC vet stops robber from mugging woman in Brazil

Bantamweight Felipe Colares narrates how he stopped a mugger from escaping in Rio de Janeiro.

Tyson accused of raping woman in 1990

A woman has claimed Mike Tyson ‘violently raped’ her in 1990.

Report: UFC vet Raulian Paiva arrested for domestic violence, denies accusations

UFC veteran Raulian Paiva is facing serious charges in his home country of Brazil.

Conor McGregor accused of assaulting woman on yacht

The UFC’s biggest star appears to be once again in legal hot water after a woman told police he punched, kicked, and threatened to drown her during a social get-together on his private yacht last year.

Indian wrestling champion accuses federation president with ties to Modi of sexual exploitation 

Vinesh Phogat says she fears for her safety after speaking out against the Wrestling Federation of India President Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh.

Jeff Molina suspended, accused of ‘substantial’ involvement in UFC betting scandal

The NSAC has extended UFC fighter Jeff Molina’s suspension for his involvement in the James Krause betting scandal

MMA fighter who appealed to Kadyrov to help locate missing aunt found dead on train 

Georgiy Gagloev was found dead on a train travelling from Moscow. Reports suggest the death may have been "violent."

Insider trading? In MMA it’s called James Krause - More details on betting scandal

Krause reportedly worked as a middleman for an offshore sportsbook as early as 2019

Baroni facing possible 75 years in prison for suspected femicide

Former UFC fighter Phil Baroni is accused of murdering a woman in Mexico.

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UFC and Pride veteran Phil Baroni accused of murder in Mexico: News, updates and reactions

Tony Martin charged with assault on law enforcement officer

Martin has pleaded not guilty and remains free on bail following his December arrest.

Report: Baroni moved to state prison

The former UFC and PRIDE talent could face up to 50 years in prison, for the apparent murder of his girlfriend at the Jardin San Pancho Hotel in Bahia de Banderas, Mexico earlier this month.

Aldo involved in government handout scandal; wife blames ‘snooping leftists’

Featherweight legend Jose Aldo currently hosts former Brazilian president Jair Bolsonaro in his Orlando home.

Iran executes karate champion amid nationwide protests

Mohammad Mehdi Karami was hanged in Iran after being convicted of killing a Basij paramilitary force member.

Former UFC fighter charged after multiple assaults on girlfriend cause seizures 

Cain Carrizosa was charged with second degree felony aggravated assault and domestic violence, as well as robbery.

What happens to Dana? UFC’s actions on domestic violence have been mixed — at best

UFC fighters have bounced back from domestic violence charges, despite what Dana White claims

White had no excuses for slapping wife, but fans, fighters and media did it for him

Many in the MMA sphere have been eager to justify or downplay Dana White slapping his wife on New Year’s Eve

Level Change Podcast 217: Dana slaps wife, Baroni arrested for murder

Episode 217 discussion: Dana White caught on video slapping his wife, Phil Baroni arrested in Mexico for murder of girlfriend, Jake Paul signs with PFL

‘CTE’ - Barnett chimes in on ‘erratic’ Baroni’s arrest for alleged murder

Josh Barnett shares an account involving fellow MMA veteran Phil Baroni, concluding his recent controversy is caused by CTE.

Report: Phil Baroni arrested for alleged murder of woman

Baroni has been accused of killing his girlfriend at the Jardin San Pancho Hotel in Bahia de Banderas, Mexico.

ESPN’s response to Dana White slapping his wife falls short

While UFC, Endeavor and TBS were silent, ESPN directed Bloody Elbow back to UFC for comment on Dana White

Dana White caught on video slapping wife in Cabo

Dana White and his wife got into a physical confrontation on New Years Eve in Mexico.

Davis accuser walks back domestic violence claims

Davis’ accuser has said she feared for her life during a 911 call.

‘He’s going to kill me’ - 911 caller pleads for help, accuses Gervonta Davis of attacking her

Gervonta Davis was charged with battery and released on bail yesterday.

Gervonta Davis arrested on suspicion of domestic violence (updated)

Gervonta Davis is scheduled to defend his WBA title on January 7.

Former UFC champion Cain Velasquez gives insight on eight-month jail time

Cain Velasquez gives a bit of insight on the nearly year-long jail stint he spent for attempted murder charges.