GERVONTA DAVIS now under house arrest for 90 days for a 2020 hit-and-run collision.
Baltimore, Maryland, May 5, 2023- Most of my readers know I am a martial arts fanatic and inactive Marine. Warrior culture is part and parcel of the Ehline Law Firm culture, so I try and include stories about boxing and MMA when they overlap with our accident law expertise. It appeared as though Davis’ case was almost decided at the end of last year. Back in November 2020, Davis pleaded guilty to four traffic offenses.
However, a Baltimore Circuit Court judge refused to sign off on a plea deal letting...
The recent arrest of UFC fighter Tony Ferguson for driving under the influence (DUI) and flipping his Chevy Silverado truck has placed his career in jeopardy, as both criminal and civil liabilities loom over the athlete. Hollywood Police records indicate the arrest occurred at 2 a.m. and that Ferguson was booked into the Hollywood Community Police Station hours afterward. He was reportedly being held on $30,000 bond at the time of the Los Angeles car accident, which TMZ first reported on Sunday evening.
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In a recent incident that has garnered significant attention, renowned mixed martial artist and former UFC star Nate Diaz found himself at the center of a street brawl in New Orleans. Diaz, now facing a felony charge, is among the most famous MMA fightmers, with him and his brother considered true OGs in the fight game. Nate had two fights with Conor McGregor, winning one by submission in 2016 and losing one by decision the same year. The altercation occurred on April 24, 2023, in a crowded public space on Bourbon Street. The dude Diaz choked on the iPhone video is Logan Paul stunt double,...
There have been many domestic violence incidents involving UFC fighters, but this latest one is shocking as it involves a UFC fighter and a guest. Let’s explore the details of the news with Ehline Law and our personal injury attorneys.
Conor McGregor Accused of Attacking Woman on Private Yacht on His 34th Birthday Party
Recent allegations of a victim made headlines as the alleged victim claimed physical assault perpetrated by the legendary UFC champion Conor McGregor when McGregor celebrated his 34th birthday.
McGregor’s Representative Defends All the Accusations Made...
One of the greatest UFC fighters and fan favorites, Matt Hughes, became the target of media attention when TMZ Sports and other tabloids started reporting on his violent behavior following his serious train wreck accident. His alleged hostile actions towards his twin brother and his now-estranged wife accusing him of abusive behavior made headlines throughout 2018 and 2019. The gloves are off with his detractors, with some calling him a sociopath and others accusing him of public urination, skipping college classes, etc.
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Days after announcing Joseph Parker’s victory against Derek Chisora, a serious motorcycle accident left boxing ring announcer David Diamante with several broken ribs, a bad knee, paralysis, and big challenges ahead. But the popular boxing voice and Baltimore Native Diamante told Sports Illustrated he will make a comeback.
On December 22, 2001, boxing journalist David Diamante was severely injured in a motorcycle accident while riding his Triumph on slippery, icy roads. Here’s what happened as best as he can recall, says Diamante. He also has a slot on Eddie Hearn’s Matchroom...
On November 13, 2022, Bellator MMA announced the death of the Ultimate Fighting Champion, Anthony “Rumble” Johnson. Let’s explore the details of the news with Ehline Law and our personal injury attorneys.
Anthony “Rumble” Johnson Dies at 38, Leaving Fans in a Shock Around the World
The Bellator family expressed grief on the sad demise of their comrade, MMA fighter Anthony “Rumble” Johnson, after battling an undisclosed illness. Could this be the making of a sports injury lawsuit?
Rising to the #1 Challenger in the Light Heavyweight Division in UFC
Dusko Todorovic was hit by a car in July, and he even re-injured himself backstage prior to his UFC Vegas 44 fight off the makeshift warmup tatamis prior to his then next bout. So there were lots of setbacks.
Dusko declared, “By the end of July, I got hit by a car. The guy ran over me when I was crossing, so he messed up my left leg pretty good.”
The champ also stated:
“I couldn’t, you know, use my foot the right way, so there were definitely lots of setbacks during this camp and difficulties, all regarding that injury. I didn’t want to talk with...
In a tragic example of a life that ended far too soon, the highly talented and promising MMA fighter, Guram Gugenishvili, died in November 2014 as a result of injuries sustained in a car accident.
The Sad Details
The final story and details of the crash or the specific injuries suffered by the athlete were never fully revealed. Guram Gugenishvili was at the peak of his fighting career and had made a name for himself on the international stage by winning some great fights and setting records, such as his 10-0 win record that propelled him to stardom. Although long stints on the sidelines due...
Everyone needs to be aware of their surroundings when it comes to MMA fighting. It can be incredibly dangerous because they put themselves on the line in their fights.
MMA Fighters Get Hurt in and Out of the Ring
Ultimate Guide to Compensation for MMA Fighters after a Car Crash.But accidents sometimes happen in and outside the ring. Sometimes people or even their dogs are killed. When an accident happens, a personal injury law firm needs to be called to help the prize fighter or other victim get the compensation they deserve. This post will update you on Chris Cocores, an MMA fighter in a...
After a horrible car crash that killed his sister, Glory veteran Robin Van Roosmalen was taken to the hospital in January 2021 for critical injuries sustained from the tragic accident.
Read about tragic wrongful death truck accident and dealing with similar tragedies. The sad news that his sister, Melissa van Roosmalen from Den Bosch, died shocked Bellator MMA and the Van Roosmalen family. Unfortunately, to this day, Robin is still dealing with being in the hospital and undergoing surgeries, as can be seen on his Instagram profile.
A Tragic Car Accident
In Nieuwegein, Netherlands, his home...
On July 4, 2021, we learned that John Dodson, a former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Flyweight competitor was in a tragic, near-death car accident with his whole family and has since been released from the hospital.
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It was a terrible start to the Fourth of July holiday; just as John Dodson shared he was set to make his XMMA return on July 30, the injuries from the crash have necessitated his withdrawal as a title challenger. Learn...
Read about Valesquez and Brandeburg Criminal Cases
On August 1, a Grayling resident got hit by a former BKFC (bare-knuckle fighter championship) fighter, Sheena Brandenburg, who fled the crime scene while the victim died from his injuries. It is reported that it took seven months to extradite Brandenburg to Mich, where she was arraigned and incarcerated in Crawford County Jail, awaiting trial.
At Ehline Law, our personal injury attorneys like to dive deep into severe legal issues by discussing real-life events to help create awareness. This article will cover the details of Sheena Bradenburg’s...
Matt Hughes is a quintessential sportsman and UFC Hall of Famer, having been the UFC welterweight champion. Personally, for his period in the evolution of modern Mixed Martial Arts (“MMA”), I place him among the greatest fighters ever.
Pound for pound, Hughes was a whirlwind with his wrestling background and brave demeanor. Hughes is one of my heroes in MMA. And I love that he is a farm boy and even settled a lawsuit against his brother over a tractor. However, it was devastating to learn; he almost died a few years back in a train versus auto accident.
Does MMA Legend Matt Hughes...
DUI Driver Kills Mixed Martial Arts Figure Charles “Mask” Lewis – The Aftermath
Death of the Newport Beach “Mask” Years Later
May God Rest His Eternal Soul
We older MMA fans and fighters think of Charles “Mask” Lewis when we think of Tapout Gear. Why do I care? First, I was trained by sensei Nori Bunasawa as a small child when Karate and Kung Fu were all the rage.
My father, a recent Vietnam Marine now released from active duty, thought all that “Kung Fu” stuff was bunk. He forced me to take judo for my “own good.” It was not...
Since multiple UFC fights are scheduled for June and July 2022, we feel that it is the right time to talk about a story involving a UFC fighter that left the state of California in complete shock. On August 12, 2021, a devastating accident became big news as it involved the former UFC fighter, Brendan Schaub.
“There’s two kids, and there’s a bigger kid, and he keeps going, ‘I don’t want to die, I don’t want to die,’ and I go, ‘You’re not going to die, buddy, you’re not going to die.”
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Motorcycle enthusiasts know they should wear a helmet and have a valid license while riding a motorcycle. Even following all the highway safety rules, motorcycle crashes are still possible. The injuries sustained could cause major issues for the rider for many years to come.
Even Celebrities Get in Accidents
While there have been many famous crashes from celebrities, most motorcyclists find that they get hurt through no fault of their own. Sometimes the defendant or the victim could be a famous Los Angeles or Hollywood star.
Not surprisingly, in Los Angeles, a city practically afloat with...
Bonilla Argues Negligence by the State?
It happened in Los Angeles County. Chris Bonilla was one of the best-known MMA fighters before his gruesome accident in 2018. Bonilla crashed into an unmarked barrier. Bonilla claims that the California Department of Transportation did not mark the boundary properly. According to Bonilla, he traveled on the 10 Freeway in West Covina around six in the morning. He pulled over to the side of the road.
The results were disastrous. According to TMZ, the former Muay Thai champ has a severe case. It caught my radar, so I wanted to expand with some thoughts from...
A Detour in Frank Camacho’s Fighting Career – Health Update
Frank the “Crank” Camacho was set to return to action for the first time after one year away from the cage. The UFC fighter was set to face Matt Frevola in UFC 263 but got involved in a car accident, forcing the fighter out of Saturday’s fight.
On June 8th, 2021, Frank Camacho suffered injuries from a serious multi-vehicle collision on the 405 Freeway in Los Angeles. Camacho was on his way from Redondo Beach when the five-vehicle pileup occurred on the 405 to San Diego. As Camacho’s ’96 Tacoma...
The sports community is sending our deepest condolences and our firm to the family and close friends over fighter Justin Thornton’s August 20, 2021, death.
The incident is not the first in professional wrestling sports or MMA
Fighters can lose their lives from matches and other factors at the hospital after a fight. He died weeks after suffering a one-hit knockout blow at the BKFC 20 (Bare Knuckle Fighting Championship 20.). Since 2019, 7 fighters have died in MMA events, with many more in unsanctioned cage fighting. In this article, our personal injury attorneys delve into how fighter...
The injuries were sustained in a Louisiana truck explosion, an on-duty accident, around 9 a.m on a Saturday in December.
Henry served as a firefighter at South Bossier Fire District 2 Station No. 4. He maintained a truck tire at one of the district’s stations over the weekend when the tire on the fire truck exploded without warning. Jessie didn’t manage to escape and was declared dead that night.
Gray Young, the chief of training for South Bossier Fire District 2, stated, “The inner rim of the tire popped off of the wheel itself and...