Colby Covington filed a formal case against Jorge Masvidal for an alleged altercation at a Miami steakhouse on Monday. as Fighting MMA Chaos newspaper reported Thursday that Chaos submitted a statement to Miami Beach police to advance the case.
The former interim welterweight champion also reported that he incurred approximately $15,000 in damages to his Rolex watch, which was said to be worth $90,000.
The alleged incident occurred at Papi Steakhouse in South Beach. According to the report, Covington claimed he recognized Masvidal by the sound of his voice and hair, which was said to have been protruding from his hooded jacket.
“Gamebred” was said to be wearing a surgical mask and shouted, “You shouldn’t have been talking about my kids” during the alleged attack.
Police say Masvidal sustained injuries to his right hand and knuckles, including stitches that were then filmed for evidence. Meanwhile, Covington supposedly suffered a broken tooth and a scrape to his left wrist.
Was Masvidal In police custody on Wednesday eveningWhere he faces charges of aggravated beating with a mask and criminal corruption. He was released Thursday morning on a $15,000 bond.
But if convicted, the 37-year-old veteran could face a lengthy prison sentence of up to 15 years, given the aggravated battery is It’s a second degree felony in Florida.
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