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War Machine guilty of 29 counts in beating of porn actress ex-girlfriend, could face life in prison

March 20th, 2017 at 6:18 PM
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A Las Vegas jury today found former UFC and Bellator MMA fighter War Machine guilty on multiple charges in connection with the beating of his ex-girlfriend, Christy Mack, in 2014.

War Machine, born Jon Koppenhaver, was found guilty on 29 of 34 charges, including sexual assault, kidnapping, and coercion. He avoided the most serious charges as jurors deadlocked on two attempted-murder chargers.

Koppenhaver could face up to life in prison.

Jurors spent two days deliberating the charges against Koppenhaver, who broke into Mack’s house on Aug. 8, 2014 and attacked her and her boyfriend, Corey Thomas, leaving both with serious injuries.

In an unusual move, defense attorney¬†Jay Leiderman conceded Koppenhaver’s guilt last Thursday on eight lesser …

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