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War Machine Alleged Domestic Violence Incident Continues to Play Out Via Twitter

Posted on by Ken Pishna

War Machine (Jon Koppenhaver)War Machine, formerly known as Jon Koppenhaver, is currently eluding police after allegations that he was involved in a domestic violence incident Friday morning possibly involving his girlfriend, porn star Christy Mack.

In the past 24 hours, however, War Machine posted several times on Twitter, claiming that he had come home to surprise Mack with an engagement ring and instead ended up fighting for his life.

War Machine was reportedly involved in a three-person altercation early Friday morning, possibly involving Mack, at their Las Vegas home. TMZ Sports first reported the incident, citing Las Vegas police, who said that two of the involved parties suffered severe, but non-life-threatening injuries and were taken to a hospital. One of the victims was described by police as War Machine’s “significant other.”

Although Mack had not been identified as one of the parties, she later tweeted that she had a personal emergency that would keep her from a planned appearance at this weekend’s Art & Ink show at the South Point Casino in Las Vegas.

Late Sunday, War Machine tweeted several times about the situation, offering an foggy explanation, including the belief that he wouldn’t get fair treatment from police.

Aside from her own tweet about having to cancel a weekend appearance, Mack has issued a follow-up via Twitter, saying that she would be releasing a statement to “put many rumors to rest.”

Although that statement had yet to materialize by Monday morning, Mack did respond to a tweet made by former sports agent Ken Pavia, who claimed that when the truth came out, much of the crime scene blood would be shown to be War Machine’s. Mack responded that what Pavia said was untrue, that none of the blood was War Machine’s.

At this time, it is unclear just what the circumstances of the incident were, who was involved, and the extent of their injuries. And it will likely take the apprehension of War Machine and quite a bit of sorting by police before the full story ever comes into focus.

Regardless of the outcome of the situation, War Machine has already been released from his Bellator contract, effective immediately.

“We have a zero tolerance policy here at Bellator when it relates to any form of domestic violence,” said new company president Scott Coker. “And after learning of this latest incident involving Jon Koppenhaver, War Machine, Bellator is releasing him from him promotional contract with the organization.”

MMAWeekly.com will have more on the story as information becomes available.

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