New 911 audio reveals the moments earlier than former UFC light-weight Luis Pena was arrested on suspicion of misdemeanor battery and home violence.
Pena’s associate, whose identify MMA Preventing is withholding, advised dispatchers she had sustained a number of accidents and wanted assist after allegedly being assaulted by Pena, who was launched earlier this week by the UFC when particulars of his most up-to-date arrest got here to mild.
“We now have a no-contact order so, technically, we shouldn’t even be residing collectively,” the lady stated in audio obtained by MMA Preventing (and first reported by TMZ). “I actually need the cops to come back get him out now as a result of I’ve scratches and bruises throughout me now from him. I want him gone. I’m completed, and I need assistance. Please.”
The lady referred to as 911 after she stated Pena acquired bodily.
“I wasn’t making an attempt to snitch, however since my boyfriend needs to be an assh*le, he put his arms on me and he’s acquired to go,” she stated.
Requested about what occurred, the lady stated it wasn’t the primary time Pena had allegedly assaulted her.
“He punched me within the face, however he did this additionally two days in the past,” she defined. “I’ve a band-aid on my again, I’ve every thing to show it. So I would love the police to come back and take away him, so I can get my issues and go the f*ck residence.”
In response to a possible trigger affidavit stemming from the alleged battery and home violence arrest, the 28-year-old UFC vet struck the lady a number of occasions with a closed fist after which struck one other lady when she witnessed the incident and tried to intervene. The lady was discovered with minor abrasions on the highest of her left hand, left wrist and “an alleged chunk mark to her left knee area”; the opposite lady sustained a purple contusion on her face and laceration on her proper elbow.
“They had been mad as a result of I wouldn’t cooperate as a result of I didn’t wish to snitch on him, sadly I’ve to now,” the lady stated within the 911 audio. “I would love them to come back again.”
The lady, described in police paperwork as Pena’s romantic associate of over one yr, can be on the middle of two separate circumstances stemming from alleged incidents of home violence. In June, Pena was arrested on suspicion of theft, battery, and prison mischief after allegedly putting her for taking a look at different males on Instagram. That incident adopted one other in Could the place Pena allegedly punched her with a closed fist as they sat in a parked automotive speaking about their relationship.
Within the case from June, the lady allegedly slammed the door on investigators after turning into offended that Pena hadn’t been arrested regardless of her name for assist after the alleged assault. After the theft, battery, and prison mischief expenses had been downgraded, the lady filed an affidavit with the court docket in each pending circumstances signaling she didn’t want to transfer ahead urgent expenses in opposition to Pena.
The UFC initially stated Pena was looking for remedy for drug and psychological well being points and didn’t take any motion in opposition to the fighter. However after the newest expenses, he was launched from his contract. UFC President Dana White stated “this was a nasty case and we knew he had issues earlier than that we had been making an attempt to assist him with” and stated of the discharge, “this one needed to occur.”
After his most up-to-date arrest, Pena posted bond and was launched from the Broward County (Fla.) Jail.
Pena’s circumstances are one in every of a number of alleged home violence incidents involving present or former UFC fighters which have surfaced in current weeks.
MMA Preventing’s Mike Heck contributed to this report.