MMA fighter Luis Pena — aka “Violent Bob Ross” — has been launched by the UFC following his arrest for home violence final weekend in Florida, TMZ Sports activities has discovered.
The UFC tells us they knowledgeable 28-year-old Pena’s administration workforce that his contract with the promotion has been terminated.
“UFC is conscious of the disturbing allegations in regards to the latest arrest of Luis Pena. Mr. Pena has been open about his struggles with psychological well being and substance abuse points and the group has on a number of prior events tried to assist him get skilled therapy,” the group instructed us in an announcement.
They continued … “At the moment, UFC believes Mr. Pena must take care of the well being and authorized points in entrance of him, and consequently has knowledgeable Mr. Pena’s administration that his promotional settlement has been terminated.”
Pena — a light-weight fighter who has a 5-3 file within the UFC (9-3 professionally) was arrested on Saturday after his live-in girlfriend referred to as police and instructed them the UFC fighter had roughed her up, claiming he punched her throughout an argument.
LP was taken to an area jail on a number of misdemeanor prices.
In a 911 name we obtained, Pena’s GF is heard telling the dispatch operator … “I really want the cops to come back and get him out now. I’ve scratches and bruises throughout me from him, I want him gone. I am carried out, and I need assistance, please.”
Pena has been with the UFC since 2018.