Tuesday, January 31, 2012
UFC Star Alistair Overeem Charged With Battery
UFC star Alistair Overeem has been charged with misdemeanor battery for attacking a woman in Las Vegas.
According to the Clark County District Attorney's Office, Overeem is accused of shoving and pushing a woman in the face at the Wynn Hotel in Vegas on January 2, just a few nights after he defeated Lesnar at the MGM Grand.
Overeem was not arrested but was issued a citation and has been ordered to appear in front of a judge in February.
Alistair's lawyer, David Chesnoff, released a statement saying, "There are two sides to this story and we intend on vigorously defending this. Alistair maintains his innocence."
If convicted, the fighter faces up to 6 months in jail and a $1,000 fine