Police arrest mixed martial arts fighter in Tacoma for alleged assault

Staff writerOctober 27, 2013 

Tacoma officers arrested a mixed martial arts fighter about 2 a.m. on suspicion of second-degree assault, police said Sunday.

Two men got into an argument in the 1300 block of Broadway, according to Tacoma police, and the trained fighter allegedly assaulted and injured the other man, who was taken to the hospital for wounds that were not life-threatening. Those included momentary unconsciousness and some knocked-out teeth, police spokeswoman Loretta Cool said. 

Police booked the suspect into Pierce County Jail.

Further details were not immediately available.


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