UFC fighter Irwin Rivera was arrested and charged with attempted murder by the Florida police on Thursday. Rivera stabbed two of his sisters who were sleeping at his house, based on a police report obtained by My MMA News.
The report stated that Rivera’s younger sister, 22, endured wounds on her again, head, and arm, whereas his elder sister, 33, had a number of wounds on her back, face, arms, and arms.
The police additionally revealed that Rivera admitted to trying to kill his sisters, which was an order coming from a “higher power”, as claimed by Rivera.
Receiving information that #UFC fighter Irwin Rivera has been detained by police after allegedly stabbing sisters. More to come.
— Eric Kowal – MyMMANews.com (@MyMMANews) January 7, 2021
Shortly after the incident, the UFC supplied an announcement to MMA Combating, suggesting that he won’t be offered a fight below the promotion for the time being.
Irwin Rivera fight record
Irwin Rivera presently boasts an overall report of 10-6, nevertheless, within the UFC, the Mexico Metropolis native is 1-2.
Rivera began competing professionally in MMA at the age of 25. Following a string of impressive performances, he landed himself at Combate Americas, his first main promotion.
In 2018, Rivera signed with Titan Fighting Championships the place he would go on to win and defend his Titan FC bantamweight title.
Rivera made his UFC debut in May last year, towards Giga Chiakdze, a surging prospect within the UFC featherweight division. He misplaced the combat by way of a unanimous decision.
Rivera bounced again with a win towards Ali Al-Qaisi, earlier than discovering himself on the improper aspect of the split choice reverse Andre Ewell in his third fight within the promotion.
— UFC (@ufc) August 8, 2020
Irwin Rivera height
Irwin Rivera is five feet and six inches tall (1.68 m). He enjoys a reach of 67 inches (170 cm).
Irwin Rivera weight
Irwin Rivera primarily competes within the bantamweight division at 135lbs, but he has often moved one weight class as much as weighs in at 145lbs as effectively.
He was a bantamweight champion at Titan FC however has fought all three of his bouts within the UFC as a featherweight.
Irwin Rivera age
Irwin Rivera is currently 31 years old. He was born on February 14, 1989, in Mexico City.