Former two-time UFC welterweight title challenger Jorge Masvidal was arrested Wednesday night in Miami, Florida.
TMZ Sports and WPLG Local 10 News in Miami were the first to report the news of Masvidal's arrest, revealing the 37-year old had been booked on aggravated battery and felony criminal mischief charges for his alleged assault on former interim UFC welterweight champion, Colby Covington, outside of a South Beach restaurant on Monday night.
The Miami Beach Police provided the following tweet, which includes a police report that indicates Masvidal attacked an unidentified victim as they were leaving the Papi Steak eatery while wearing a blue surgical mask, striking them multiples times, and shouting "you shouldn't have been talking about my kids." Additionally, the report adds that the victim suffered a fractured tooth and damage to their $90,000 Rolex watch during the incident. Masvidal was released on a $15,000 bond earlier this morning.
ARREST: MBPD Detectives have arrested and charged Jorge Masvidal with:— Miami Beach Police (@MiamiBeachPD) March 24, 2022
- Aggravated Battery w/Mask
- Felony Criminal Mischief
See reports and booking photo below for more details. pic.twitter.com/OkW6LbZQHn
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