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.