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Old 02-10-2009, 03:07 AM
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Default Former UFC fighter Jon “War Machine” Koppenhaver arrested on battery charges in Las V

February 9, 2009 by Sam Caplan

Former UFC welterweight Jon Koppenhaver, now legally known as War Machine, has found himself in more legal trouble.

A source speaking on the condition of anonymity informed FiveOuncesOfPain.com early Monday morning that Koppenhaver had been arrested by Las Vegas Metro Police over the weekend.

Jay Rivera, a representative with the Public Information Office of the Metro Police Department, confirmed that Jonathan Paul Koppenhaver was arrested Saturday, February 8 at approximately 4 a.m. local time. According to Rivera, a citizen’s arrest was made of Koppenhaver on charges of misdemeanor battery.

Koppenhaver, a cast member on the sixth season of The Ultimate Fighter, had received three years probation and was ordered to pay $2,300 in restitution last February for his felony assault of Darren Zutkow outside a California gym in September of 2007.

Known for his often-erratic messages left via his official MySpace account, Koppenhaver recently was released by the Bellator Fighting Championships following a blog in which he endorsed a potential assassination of United States President Barack Obama.

Koppenhaver, 6-2, had been signed by Bellator as a participant in its upcoming eight-man welterweight tournament, which is scheduled to commence in April.

The current Las Vegas resident had also been released from his contract with the UFC after reportedly turning down a fight against Brandon Wolff and then also publicly speculating about the death of former UFC middleweight champion Evan Tanner.

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Old 02-10-2009, 03:39 AM
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his name is no longer Jon Koppenhaver, his name is War Machine.
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Old 02-10-2009, 04:35 AM
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Wow...

the police have him booked as his old name, i wonder if he changed it back?
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Or if he really legally changed it in the first place.
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Or if he really legally changed it in the first place.
Good point, who knows with this character.
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It seems like he is his own worst enemy.
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Old 02-10-2009, 06:28 AM
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Maybe he should change his name to "Dumb Ass".

Later.
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Old 02-10-2009, 06:28 AM
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http://www.tmz.com/2009/02/10/war-ma...g-at-gay-club/

at a gay bar no less.
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Old 02-10-2009, 06:36 AM
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