Luis Pena released by the UFC after domestic violence arrest

Luis Pena released by the UFC after domestic violence arrest

We knew that he had issues prior to,” White said when asked on Tuesday. I dont know if you men check out the cops report, however this one had to take place.”
On Saturday, Pena was arrested on 2 battery charges. Pena plead not guilty to the charges and has a court date set for Oct. 28.
According to ESPN, deputies reacted to the domestic disturbance at around 12:34 a.m.
Pena has prior confrontations with police
This was not Penas very first run-in with the law.
In June of this year, he was apprehended on charges of battery, criminal mischief, and unexpected snatching in Coral Springs, FL. Penas girlfriend requested the June charges to be dropped through an affidavit that was submitted on August 30.
Pena was last seen in the Octagon on April 17 where he defeated Alexander Munoz via a split choice. He put together a 9-3 expert profession that includes 7 looks in the Octagon after a stint on The Ultimate Fighter in 2018.

Dana White confirms Luis Pena release, calls his problem a “nasty” case #DWCS
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On Saturday, Pena was arrested on 2 battery charges. Pena plead not guilty to the charges and has a court date set for Oct. 28.
In June of this year, he was apprehended on charges of battery, criminal mischief, and abrupt snatching in Coral Springs, FL. Penas girlfriend asked for the June charges to be dropped through an affidavit that was submitted on August 30.

Feb 29, 2020; Norfolk, Virginia, USA; Luis Pena (red gloves) celebrates beating Steve Garcia (blue gloves) during UFC Fight Night at Chartway Arena. Compulsory Credit: Peter Casey-USA TODAY Sports
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Luis Pena is no longer a member of the UFC lineup after his newest arrest.
Late Tuesday night news struck the MMA circuit that the UFC released Luis Pena following his domestic violence arrest on Saturday.
Marc Raimondi of ESPN was the first to report the news. UFC president, Dana White validated the news throughout his post-fight interview following Dana White Contender Series. He called the problem a “nasty” case during the post-event press conference.