MMA Fighter Mugshots

Name: Tito Ortiz
Arrest Date: April 26, 2010
Location: Huntington Beach, CA (where else?)
Charges: Ortiz was charged with felony domestic violence at a home that he shares with baby mama, Jenna Jameson. Jameson claimed that Tito roughed her up during an argument about prescription medication.
Disposition: All charges dropped. Jameson’s story was sketchy!

Name: Mike Whitehead
Arrest Date: April 14, 2010
Location: Las Vegas, NV
Charges: “Iron Mike” was charged with three felonies including sexual assault, attempted sexual assault, and open and gross lewdness. The po-po also found gobs of marijuana plants while serving a warrant.
Disposition: Pending… it’s not looking pretty though.

Name: War Machine (aka Jon Koppenhaver)
Arrest Date: March 30, 2010
Location: Pacific Beach, CA (Thruster’s Lounge – San Diego area)
Charges: Assault with a deadly weapon. War Machine was thrown in the poke again for fighting at a bar. Unclear if the “weapon” was his fist and he was stuffed wearing a spit bag. Nice! Props to TMZ for the photo.
Disposition: Pending. I’m sensing a pattern here with War Machine!

Name: Junie Browning
Arrest Date: October 6, 2009
Location: Henderson, NV – St. Rose Dominican Hospital (Siena campus)
Charges: Three counts of battery. After an alleged suicide attempt, Browning was taken to the local hospital where he reportedly assaulted three nurses and threatened to “kill them and rape their families”.
Disposition: Pending? The first trial was postponed.

Name: Anthony Johnson
Arrest Date: June 27, 2009
Location: Hayward, CA
Charges: Domestic violence, battery, death threats, and destroying a phone to prevent the report of a crime… all the result of an alleged altercation with an ex-girlfriend. Bitch set me up?
Disposition: Pending or dismissed – he’s still fighting in the UFC.

Name: Kimo Leopoldo
Arrest Date: February 16, 2009
Location: Tustin, CA
Charges: Possession of a controlled substance. In early 2009, UFC vet Kimo Leopoldo was busted during a traffic stop for allegedly possessing meth. Later in 2009, TMZ would “confirm” that he died. Ouch.
Disposition: Unknown. Paging Dr. Drew.

Name: War Machine (aka Jon Koppenhaver)
Arrest Date: February 7, 2009
Location: Las Vegas, NV
Charges: Misdemeanor battery. Already on probation for an earlier assault in California, War Machine ran into trouble at Krave in Las Vegas for punching club security while being escorted out after a fight.
Disposition: Pending? Arrest warrant issued in December 2009.

Name: Hermes Franca
Arrest Date: November 6, 2008
Location: Jupiter, FL
Charges: Boozin’ and cruisin’. Franca was arrested on suspicion of DUI in his hometown after attending WEC 36 hours earlier in Hollywood, FL. Like my mama says, “nothing good ever happens after 10PM”.
Disposition: Unknown – although, likely a slap on the wrist.

Name: Luke Cummo
Arrest Date: Sometime between October 13-20, 2008
Location: Nassau County, NY
Charges: Suspicion of DWI. Most assumed that the DWI was a result of drinking too much, however, in Cummo’s case, he later attributed it to a second hand high from marijuana and “too many chicken wings”.
Disposition: Probation? C’mon, he was high on wing sauce!

Name: Quinton “Rampage” Jackson
Arrest Date: July 15, 2008
Location: Newport Beach, CA
Charges: Felony hit-and-run, evading police, and reckless driving. Allegedly fueled by too much Red Bull, Rampage had a meltdown in his signature, jacked up 4×4 truck ending in his puzzling arrest.
Disposition: Felony charges dropped, rec. three years of probation

Name: Chris Leben
Arrest Date: April 30, 2008
Location: Clackamas County, OR
Charges: Leben turned himself into the Clackamas County (OR) Sheriff’s office after a bench warrant was issued for his arrest for an unknown parole violation stemming from a 2005 DUI offense.
Disposition: Sentenced to 35 days in jail.

Name: Leonard Garcia
Arrest Date: March 25, 2008
Location: Lubbock, TX
Charges: Felony cocaine distribution charges. In 2008, WEC scrapper Leonard Garcia was arrested with 12 other individuals by the DEA in an attempt to dismantle a fairly large cocaine distribution ring.
Disposition: All charges dropped. Guilty by association?

Name: Din Thomas
Arrest Date: October 30, 2007
Location: Port St. Lucie, FL
Charges: Prohibited competitions (felony). Dinyero was arrested for allegedly conducting an unlicensed, unsanctioned professional MMA event in his gym in front of approximately 150 spectators.
Disposition: All charges dropped – ruled a teaching exhibition.

Name: Renato “Babalu” Sobral
Arrest Date: July 14, 2007
Location: Tampa, FL – Hard Rock Hotel and Casino
Charges: Battery and trespassing. In 2007, former Light Heavyweight contender Babalu Sobral was in Tampa, FL for a WFC event and got into it with a bouncer. The bouncer alleges that Babalu spit on him.
Disposition: Noone knows nothing.

Name: Kimo Leopoldo
Arrest Date: Sometime in 2007
Location: I’m guessing California
Charges: Domestic violence. TMZ reported that Kimo’s been arrested several times over the years, but his 2007 arrest was for domestic violence. If you can’t beat ’em in the cage, beat ’em out of the cage?
Disposition: Unknown – he’s a colorful chap, though.

Name: Kimbo Slice
Arrest Date: May 2002
Location: Miami Beach, FL
Charges: Who said that drinking and guns are a bad combination? Kimbo was thrown into the poke in South Florida on a felony weapons charge and for having an open container of alcohol in public.
Disposition: Weapons charge dismissed, attend alcohol education class.

Name: Brock Lesnar
Arrest Date: January 2001
Location: Louisville, KY
Charges: Controlled substances trafficking. While in Kentucky training at a WWE facility, Lesnar was arrested for receiving and opening a parcel that was thought to contain a “large amount of steroids”.
Disposition: All charges dropped – parcel didn’t contain steroids.

Name: Charles “Krazy Horse” Bennett
Arrest Date: Numerous (Rumored to have been arrested 20+ times)
Location: Numerous – Florida primarily
Charges: Krazy Horse is, well, crazy. The gold standard of bad boy fighters, he’s rumored to have been arrested over 20 times on drug, assault, battery, false imprisonment, and parole / probation violations.
Disposition: He’s done some time. Belee dat!

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