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Ex-UFC fighter Case arrested on domestic battery charge

Former Ultimate Fighting Championship fighter Johnny Case was arrested on a domestic battery charge final week in Las Vegas after police mentioned he pushed a feminine UFC fighter to the bottom and kicked her.

Las Vegas fighter Emily Whitmire known as the Metropolitan Police Department at 10:55 p.m. Thursday to report that her ex-boyfriend, Case, 31, had abused her in her residence close to South Tenaya Way and West Flamingo Road, in accordance with Case’s arrest report and Metro dispatch logs.

Whitmire reported that after she instructed Case she didn’t need to have intercourse with him, he turned indignant and threw her to the bottom, kicked her thigh and spit on her earlier than leaving the house.



Case instructed police that he threw Whitmire to the bottom and that she adopted him to his truck the place Case reported she hit him along with her elbows and a closed fist.

Police deemed Case the “primary aggressor” due to his dimension and his admission of throwing her to the bottom.

In an announcement Tuesday on Instagram, Case mentioned he was pulled out of a Professional Fighters League match, which was scheduled to start April 23.

“All of my hard work and sacrifices have been taken away from allegations that are not true,” he wrote. “I’m sorry to my fans and supporters. I don’t know what the future will hold for my career.”

Whitmire couldn’t be reached for remark Wednesday.

Case was launched Friday morning with a bail situation that he keep out of bother and keep away from Whitmire. A court docket date is scheduled for June 1.

Contact Sabrina Schnur at [email protected] or 702-383-0278. Follow @sabrina_schnur on Twitter.



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