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MMA fighter War Machine arrested on assault and battery charges

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MMA fighter War Machine, formerly known as Jonathan Koppenhaver, was arrested in Southern California by U.S. Marshals on Friday, according to multiple reports.

Police in Las Vegas issued a warrant for Koppenhaver's arrest Tuesday after he was accused of beating his ex-girlfriend, adult film actress Christy Mack.

Mack posted graphic photos on Twitter of the injuries she said Koppenhaver gave her, along with a her version of the events.

Koppenhaver also tweeted about the incident, claiming, "I'm not a bad guy."

Koppenhaver was released from his contract with Bellator MMA earlier this week.

- Dan Gartland

 

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