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UFC star Nick Diaz arrested for felony domestic battery by strangulation

May 27, 2018  |  Posted by: Michael Falzarano
UFC star Nick Diaz arrested for felony domestic battery by strangulation

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Police in Las Vegas arrested UFC star Nick Diaz on felony domestic violence charges stemming from a disturbance on Thursday.

The Las Vegas Review-Journal reported that Diaz was booked Thursday night on suspicion of domestic battery by strangulation.

According to Clark County jail records, the 35-year-old middleweight was no longer in custody as of Saturday.

Reports indicate Nick Diaz was arrested after officers responded to calls of a domestic disturbance involving a man and woman.

Although a formal criminal complaint was not immediately filed, records show Diaz is scheduled to appear in court on June 26th

An attorney who could comment on the allegations against Diaz wasn’t listed.

In a statement, the UFC said it was aware of the arrest and will review the allegations against Diaz but stressed that the company does not tolerate domestic violence committed by any of its employees.

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