Ex-UFC fighter Phil Baroni arrested for allegedly killing girlfriend in Mexico

Former mixed martial arts fighter Phil Baroni has been arrested in Mexico for allegedly killing his girlfriend, the prosecutors’ office inside the Pacific coast state of Nayarit mentioned Wednesday.

The office mentioned a woman was found ineffective on Jan. 1 inside the seaside metropolis of San Fernando, simply north of the resort of Puerto Vallarta.

The office recognized the suspect solely by his nationality, American, and his first identify in a press launch. however a state official later confirmed his final identify, and mentioned an preliminary listening to inside the case could be held Monday.

Baroni is listed as a welterweight with a 15-18-zero doc on the ultimate phrase stopping Championship internet web content.

whereas the official report contained few particulars, native media reported that a Mexican woman was found ineffective in a lodge room with bruises.

primarily based on the newspaper Tribuna de la Bahia, Baroni summoned police and mentioned the lady had slipped and hit her head after he threw her into the bathe.

It was not clear if Baroni had a lawyer.

It was the second current violent incident for the UFC in Mexico. UFC President Dana White was seen on video launched by TMZ slapping his spouse, Anne, whereas the two had been on journey in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico, final month.

White instructed TMZ in an interview this week that he was “embarrassed” and anxious for the means his three kids had been affected.

“you’ve heard me say for years, `There’s by no means ever an excuse for a man to place his arms on a woman,’ and now right here i am on TMZ talking about it,” White instructed the internet web site.