According to DiarioPopular.com, UFC middleweight Maiquel Falcao was arrested on Friday in Pelotas, South Brazil. Falcao was apprehended by local police after granting an interview to Grupo Brasil de Comunicação.
Based on the Brazilian website’s report, local police executed a Judicial Order related to corporal (bodily) assault. Falcoa did not present any resistance as he was taken into custody.
His lawyer has filed an appeal.
Falcao cruised to a unanimous decision victory over highly touted Gerald Harris at UFC 123. The talented grappler bumped his record to an impressive 26-3 mark in his Octagon debut.
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