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UFC fighter arrested before fight

Updated: October 6, 2012, 12:53 AM ET
Associated Press

MINNEAPOLIS -- Mixed martial arts fighter Jeremy Stephens missed a UFC bout Friday night after he was arrested on a felony warrant.

Minneapolis Police spokesman Stephen McCarty says officers took Stephens into custody Friday morning at a downtown hotel. He was scheduled to fight Friday night in a nationally televised UFC match but was still in custody Friday evening.

McCarty says the 26-year-old was arrested without incident on the felony assault warrant from Iowa. The UFC website ...

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