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Midnight Mania! Mike Perry not arrested after reportedly striking three people, but he may face a theft charge

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Earlier today, another video emerged of UFC Welterweight Mike Perry flattening some random citizen outside of a bar in Lubbock, Texas. It’s not the first time Perry has unleashed his heavy hands on a non-fighter, which is a really terrible look for the athlete and promotion.

At the moment, details are still scarce but have slowly been leaking out. Per a recent report from MMAFighting, the police revealed that three victims were involved in the alleged assault. At the moment, Perry faces the charge of a Class A assault, a misdemeanor that could result in a fine and court appearance.

In addition, TMZ was able to get in touch with the restaurant, Table 82. The restaurant confirmed that Perry did not pay his bill after the incident, and they are considering pursuing a theft charge. The restaurant also released a statement, “Pending the criminal investigation, we prefer not to comment further because one of the victims was an employee of our company who had asked Mr. Perry to leave.”

Witnesses in the restaurant also reported that Perry was drinking berry mojitos prior to the violent escalation. Perry did take to Twitter to maintain his silence.

Currently, it’s unclear just what consequences Perry will face for his recent actions, particularly since UFC has yet to release a statement. It’s possible that Perry suffers a minor fine and the incident is brushed away, but Perry could potentially see jail time or be released from the roster if the situation goes against him.

Stay tuned.


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