UFC lightweight fighter Jeremy Stephens isn't smiling for the camera after getting picked up last week on assault charges in Minneapolis. "Lil' Heathen" remains behind bars as he awaits his court appearance on Oct. 23 in Hennepin County.
Jailed UFC fighter Jeremy Stephens has bail set at $100,000 and will appear before a judge today (Oct. 9, 2012) at 1:30 p.m. CT to answer for felony assault charges stemming from an incident in Iowa back in 2011.
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Agents for Jeremy Stephens today released an official statement regarding the details of his arrest last weekend in Minnesota, where "Lil' Heathen" remains incarcerated for an outstanding warrant in Iowa.
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UFC President Dana White has provided a comprehensive rundown of his take of the situation with Jeremy Stephens getting arrested and being unable to compete at UFC on FX 5. And, quite frankly, he embarrassed himself and the UFC.
Jeremy Stephens, who was supposed to fight at tonight's UFC on FX 5, is now in hot water after being arrested today. Dana White explained the behind-the-scenes situation that took place to try and get him released in time to fight Yves Edwards.
With Jeremy Stephens still in jail following his arrest earlier this morning, his fight with Yves Edwards has been reportedly pulled from the card and there will be no Facebook stream. Aaron Simpson vs. Mike Pierce is now on FUEL TV.
Jeremy Stephens is currently being held at the Hennepin County Public Safety Facility after being arrested earlier this morning by police in Minneapolis, just hours before his scheduled fight against Yves Edwards at UFC on FX 5.