Pick'em Leagues: THE BIG SHOW CASUAL BEST OF THE REST Single Event PvP: FANTASY POOLS Betting Leagues: THE BIG SHOW BEST OF THE REST

UFC on FX 5's Jeremy Stephens arrested, bout with Yves Edwards in jeopardy

Print  
  Page 1 of 3     1     2     3  
Posted By Message

Card

MMA Regular

Card Avatar
10
 
 
 


 
 
Posts:218
Career:1,272-652
Joined:Feb 2009
Camp: World Top Team
Chips:
63
MMAjunkie.com (www.mmajunkie.com) has learned the Minneapolis Police Department arrested the hard-hitting lightweight this morning. He's being held at the Hennepin County Public Safety Facility.

Stephens has yet to be formally charged with a crime, and police officials were unable to reveal the reason for the arrest. Representatives for Stephens didn't return messages.

UFC officials could not be reached for comment.

http://mmajunkie.com/news/30985/ufc-on-fx-5s-jeremy-stephens-arrested-bout-with-yves-edwards-in-jeopardy.mma

Post #1   10/5/12 1:12:23PM   

FastKnockout

THE RUTHLESS ONE

FastKnockout Avatar
7
 
 
 
 


 
 
Posts:13,709
Career:1,937-1,077
Joined:Sep 2010
Camp: Project Mayhem
Chips:
1,731
You've gotta be kidding me..

EDIT: Tavares vs. Edwards?

Last edited 10/5/12 1:17PM server time by FastKnockout
Edit note/reason: n/a

Post #2   10/5/12 1:13:25PM   

Budgellism

Randy

Budgellism Avatar
14
 
 
 
 


 
 
Posts:14,026
Career:2,983-1,702
Joined:Apr 2007
Camp: Project Mayhem
Chips:
1,823
Wtf

_______________________________________

Post #3   10/5/12 1:27:06PM   

Shawn91111

The MMAPlayground's Co-Creator

Shawn91111 Avatar
18
 
 
 


 
 
Posts:5,835
Career:2,857-1,481
Joined:Sep 2007
Camp: Dark Horse
Chips:
1,093
Here's the official charge details. It states that he's being held without bail for a felony charge from another state.


LINK



Where are the Stephens vs the Minneapolis PD odds?

_______________________________________
In 2006 I had a vision to create a fantasy MMA site, thus the Playground was born

Post #4   10/5/12 1:33:53PM   

BuffaloDave

Heavyweight Champ

BuffaloDave Avatar
4



 
 
 


 
 
Posts:3,657
Career:930-528
Joined:Aug 2011
Camp: Project Mayhem
Chips:
703
Game wise, I wouldn't be to heartbroken if the fight was canceled, as I thought it was a tough fight to pick.

Overall it would suck if it was canceled because it had potential to be FOTN.

Post #5   10/5/12 1:35:33PM   

Card

MMA Regular

Card Avatar
10
 
 
 


 
 
Posts:218
Career:1,272-652
Joined:Feb 2009
Camp: World Top Team
Chips:
63

Post #6   10/5/12 1:42:38PM   

Shawn91111

The MMAPlayground's Co-Creator

Shawn91111 Avatar
18
 
 
 


 
 
Posts:5,835
Career:2,857-1,481
Joined:Sep 2007
Camp: Dark Horse
Chips:
1,093
Ariel Helwani ?@arielhelwani
. @danawhite just told me that Jeremy Stephens IS fighting tonight, despite his arrest this AM. More coming to @mmafighting shortly.

_______________________________________
In 2006 I had a vision to create a fantasy MMA site, thus the Playground was born

Post #7   10/5/12 1:46:25PM   

Budgellism

Randy

Budgellism Avatar
14
 
 
 
 


 
 
Posts:14,026
Career:2,983-1,702
Joined:Apr 2007
Camp: Project Mayhem
Chips:
1,823

Posted by Shawn91111

Ariel Helwani ?@arielhelwani
. @danawhite just told me that Jeremy Stephens IS fighting tonight, despite his arrest this AM. More coming to @mmafighting shortly.



I hope so.

_______________________________________

Post #8   10/5/12 1:50:24PM   

pmoney

P$ Pimpin'

pmoney Avatar
8
 
 
 


 
 
Posts:3,970
Career:1,597-974
Joined:Oct 2010
Camp: The Ringers
Chips:
1,283

Posted by Budgellism


Posted by Shawn91111

Ariel Helwani ?@arielhelwani
. @danawhite just told me that Jeremy Stephens IS fighting tonight, despite his arrest this AM. More coming to @mmafighting shortly.



I hope so.



Me too. I'm betting Dana White is going to keep it gangster, pull some strings and just throw some money at the problem.

Anyone think the "Lil Heathen" will be more angry than usual for this fight?


Post #9   10/5/12 1:58:24PM   

Budgellism

Randy

Budgellism Avatar
14
 
 
 
 


 
 
Posts:14,026
Career:2,983-1,702
Joined:Apr 2007
Camp: Project Mayhem
Chips:
1,823

Last edited 10/5/12 1:59PM server time by budgellism
Edit note/reason: n/a

_______________________________________

Post #10   10/5/12 1:59:29PM   

postman

Heavyweight Champ

postman Avatar
2

 
 
 


 
 
Posts:6,413
Career:746-420
Joined:Jun 2007
Chips:
1,076

Posted by pmoney


Posted by Budgellism


Posted by Shawn91111

Ariel Helwani ?@arielhelwani
. @danawhite just told me that Jeremy Stephens IS fighting tonight, despite his arrest this AM. More coming to @mmafighting shortly.



I hope so.



Me too. I'm betting Dana White is going to keep it gangster, pull some strings and just throw some money at the problem.

Anyone think the "Lil Heathen" will be more angry than usual for this fight?





I don't know about that. I'm not sure Dana White has the power to make felony charges go away. I mean with them being public now. I could be wrong though. Is Stephens the kinda guy he would even do that for?

Post #11   10/5/12 2:04:29PM   

Card

MMA Regular

Card Avatar
10
 
 
 


 
 
Posts:218
Career:1,272-652
Joined:Feb 2009
Camp: World Top Team
Chips:
63
http://www.mmafighting.com/2012/10/5/3460950/jeremy-stephens-arrested-for-felony-charge-will-still-fight-tonight

"The lightweight fighter is still currently in police custody, and is being held without bail."



--- wow... Dana is optimistic.

Post #12   10/5/12 2:06:28PM   

kingsmasher

BANNED

 
 
 


 
 
Posts:1,750
Career:258-155
Joined:Mar 2011
Chips:
166

Posted by Shawn91111

Here's the official charge details. It states that he's being held without bail for a felony charge from another state.


LINK



Where are the Stephens vs the Minneapolis PD odds?



Then he def wont be fighting...

Post #13   10/5/12 2:15:36PM   

scoozna

Annoying since 2007

scoozna Avatar
7
 
 
 
 


 
 
Posts:3,071
Career:2,356-1,302
Joined:Jan 2007
Camp: The Ringers
Chips:
611
This is a first.
He'll be fighting for attorney's fees tonight.

_______________________________________
“Islam is the religion of peace & I'm a gay pirate playing harpsicord in a Lawrence Welk coverband!.” Ted Nugent

Post #14   10/5/12 2:16:36PM   

pmoney

P$ Pimpin'

pmoney Avatar
8
 
 
 


 
 
Posts:3,970
Career:1,597-974
Joined:Oct 2010
Camp: The Ringers
Chips:
1,283

Posted by postman

I don't know about that. I'm not sure Dana White has the power to make felony charges go away. I mean with them being public now. I could be wrong though. Is Stephens the kinda guy he would even do that for?



Good point/questions. The only thing is, what is Stephens warrant(s) for? Perhaps Dana can come in, say "This guy is my fighter, let him fight, Jeremy go turns himself in where he is wanted and straightens it out." I think Dana would try, if for no other reason than to salvage a card that already lost one fight 24 hours ago.


Post #15   10/5/12 2:16:39PM   
 
  Page 1 of 3     1     2     3