- Jorge Masvidal was arrested on Wednesday night and charged with aggravated battery for his attack on Colby Covington earlier this week.
- Masvidal is currently being held by Miami Beach PD on $15k bond .
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UFC star Jorge Masvidal has officially been arrested by Miami Beach police for aggravated battery after attacking Colby Covington at a Miami Beach restaurant on Monday night.
According to court records, Masvidal is being held on a $15,000 bond for the attack on Covington.
ARREST: MBPD Detectives have arrested and charged Jorge Masvidal with:
– Aggravated Battery w/Mask
– Felony Criminal Mischief
See reports and booking photo below for more details. pic.twitter.com/OkW6LbZQHn
— Miami Beach Police (@MiamiBeachPD) March 24, 2022
Here’s video of Masvidal being booked by Miami Beach PD.
— Rosh Lowe (@roshloweWPLG) March 24, 2022
According to reports, Masvidal allegedly wore a mask and a hoodie while waiting for Covington outside of Papi Steak. Covington told police that Masvidal sucker-punched him several times before fleeing the scene.
UFC star Colby Covington told cops Jorge Masvidal punched him in the face twice and fractured his tooth in an attack outside of a Miami hotspot on Monday night … police documents, obtained by TMZ Sports, show.
In the docs, cops say Covington told them as he exited Papi Steak restaurant, Masvidal “ran up to him from his left, and without notice, punched him with a closed fist two times in the face.”
Cops in the report say Covington told them one punch landed on his mouth, while the other connected with his left eye.
According to the docs, cops say Covington heard Masvidal yell, “You shouldn’t have been talking about my kids.”
JUST IN: Jorge Masvidal, wearing a surgical mask and hoodie, sucker punched Colby Covington twice, according to new info I've obtained.
Covington was hit in the mouth and eye. One of his teeth did break, cops say.
— Andy Slater (@AndySlater) March 22, 2022