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UFC's Nick Diaz reportedly arrested in Las Vegas for domestic violence

Posted: 2:34 PM, May 25, 2018
Updated: 2018-05-25 21:44:08Z

Former UFC welterweight title contender Nick Diaz was arrested today, May 25, for an alleged domestic violence incident, according to MMAJunkie .

"Diaz, who was being held at  Clark County Detention Center, was charged with felony domestic battery by strangulation, as well as misdemeanor domestic battery for the alleged incident.

A person with knowledge of the case told MMAjunkie that 12 units were dispatched to the scene, the alleged female victim was transported to a local hospital, and Diaz was combative with officers during his arrest."

Diaz hasn't fought since Jan. 2015 due to a failed drug test for marijuana his fight against Anderson Silva. Diaz recently served a 12-month suspension for that violation but has yet to announce whether he planned to fight in the UFC again.

This is a developing story.