Chael Sonnen No Longer Facing Felony Battery Charge

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Chael Sonnen is in slightly less than he was yesterday according to the Las Vegas Review Journal.

On Wednesday, prosecutors dropped a felony battery charge against former UFC fighter Chael Sonnen, who is accused of attacking multiple people in a Las Vegas hotel in December.

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Earlier this month, Sonnen was hit with a felony count of battery by strangulation and 10 misdemeanor counts of battery.

Officials accuse ‘The Bad Guy’ of beating up five men and one woman during the altercation at a Vegas hotel on December 18.

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Sonnen allegedly choked a man, punched and/or struck a woman, and punched and/or kneed others in the head and face during the incident.

Despite that, prosecutors have today filed an amended criminal complaint, reducing Sonnen’s charges to six misdemeanor counts of battery.

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Since retiring from MMA, Sonnen has carved out a successful career for himself as an MMA analyst for sports TV giant ESPN, but that relationship appears to be on the rocks due to this ongoing legal matter.

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“Chael will not appear on ESPN as we explore the details of these serious charges,” the company said in a statement earlier this month.

During his hiatus from ESPN, Sonnen has been regularly uploading to his uber-popular YouTube channel, commenting on all the latest MMA news and giving his issues on the hot topics of the day.

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