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Former WWE champ Rich Swann arrested for assaulting wife

December 10, 2017  |  Posted by: JammedUp Staff
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GAINESVILLE, Florida –  Former WWE champ Rich Swann was arrested in Florida on Saturday and charged with battery and false imprisonment following a confrontation with wife and fellow wrestler Vannarah Riggs who goes by the name Su Yung.

Gainesville Police said the confrontation occurred after the 26-year-old wrestler criticized his wife’s performance who had wrestled earlier in the night.

Police officials said witness told cops that the couple began arguing and saw Riggs jump out of Swann’s slowly moving car.

According to the eyewitness account, Swann reportedly exited the vehicle and placed Riggs in a headlock before dragging her back to his car.

Rich Swann was subsequently arrested and held without bail pending a scheduled court appearance on Monday, WFTV reports.

Immediately following the incident, the WWE took Twitter to announce the indefinite suspension of the former WWE cruiserweight champion.

“WWE has zero tolerance for matters involving domestic violence, and per our policy, Rich Swann has been suspended indefinitely following his arrest.”

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