Strikeforce heavyweight Brett Rogers arrested for domestic assault by strangulation and pattern of stalking conduct

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Well, this is "Grim."

Strikeforce heavyweight Brett Rogers, who less than two weeks ago was defeated by Josh Barnett in the heavyweight grand prix tournament on June 18, has been arrested in Minnesota for multiple charges relating to assault of his wife. 

MyFoxTwinCities has more:

Major-league Mixed Martial Artist and Apple Valley, Minn. resident Brett Rogers was arrested and jailed in connection with assaulting his wife Wednesday in their south metro home. She was reportedly strangled, punched repeatedly in the head and face and lost a tooth in the struggle.

Brett Charles Rogers, 30, has been charged with assault in the third degree, domestic assault by strangulation and pattern of stalking conduct -- all felonies --in Dakota County. He was also charged with endangerment of a child, a gross misdemeanor.

Read the full police report by clicking here.

The report goes on to state that during the altercation between Rogers and his wife, their child attempted to intervene after she saw what was happening to her mother. Just a terrible situation.

Bail was reportedly set at $100,000, which has yet to be paid, and Rogers will be back in court tomorrow (Friday, July 1).

No official word yet from either Strikeforce or UFC but we'll pass that along, as well as any other updates to this story, as they become available.

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