UFC Fighter Anthony Smith Takes Down Home Invader to Protect Family

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UFC fighter Anthony Smith was provoked into using his fight skills outside of the octagon. In an interview with ESPN’s Ariel Helwani, Smith discussed a physical altercation he had with a man who trespassed his home at 4:00am on Sunday in Nebraska. The intruder, Luke Haberman, was arrested and charged with first-degree criminal trespass according to Sgt. Wayne Hudson of the Douglas County Sheriff's office. Smith stated that Haberman did not steal anything as Smith restrained him for more than five minutes waiting for police to arrive. Fortunately Smith’s family his wife, mother-in-law and three daughters were not injured during the incident. "I'm not lying when I said it was one of the toughest fights I've had in my whole life. I went into that fight ready to die. Nobody smart breaks into a house in the middle of the night unarmed. When they break in at night, it's to hurt people." Smith still plans to fight at his next scheduled bout when he takes on Glover Teixeira in the main event.