MMA fighter War Machine, whose real name is Jonathan Koppenhaver, was captured by police in Simi Valley, Calif. on Aug. 15. HollywoodLife.com has confirmed War Machine is in jail right now and we have his mug shot.
Jon Koppenhaver (aka War Machine), 32, is in jail after he allegedly attacked his ex Christy Mack, 23, on Aug. 8, leaving her with traumatic injuries including 18 broken bones in her face. HollywoodLife.com has War Machine’s mug shot after his arrest.
War Machine’s Mug Shot Released
MMA fighter War Machine was arrested by police at a hotel outside of Los Angeles on Aug. 15. U.S. Marshals and Simi Valley police discovered War Machine “sitting in the hotel room with a pizza and a small amount of cash,” TMZ. reported. The outlet also claims that War Machine was cooperative with police.
Simi Valley Police Department released the mug shot. In the photo, War Machine looks calm and composed. HollywoodLife.com has learned from a source that War Machine is currently in a Ventura jail and he is being held without bail. His next court date will be on Aug. 19 at 1:30 p.m. in the Ventura County Government Center Superior Court House.
War Machine had reportedly been on the run from police after allegedly assaulting his ex. The alleged brutal beating left Christy with serious injuries, including 18 broken bones in her face, a fractured rib, and a ruptured liver.
Before his arrest, War Machine denied hurting Christy in a series of tweets. “I’m not a bad guy, I went to surprise my gf, help her set up her show and to give her an engagement ring and ended up fighting for my life,” he wrote in one tweet. However, he joked about killing Christy in a 2013 interview and “raping” her on Twitter in 2013. Dog the Bounty Hunter, who was adamant about finding the fighter, exposed many of War Machine’s violent tweets while the search was still on.
Christy Mack: How She’s Recovering After Brutal Alleged Attack
Despite her extensive injuries from the alleged attack, Christy isn’t letting this tragic situation overwhelm her. She thanked her fans and supporters for being there for her during her time of need on Aug. 12.
Christy plans to return to porn after her recovery, HollywoodLife.com found out EXCLUSIVELY. Even though it’s a “long road,” Christy is determined to make a comeback.
A kind and total stranger even offered to help Christy in her recovery plans. Dr. Nicholas Toscano has said he would fix the teeth she lost in the alleged attack for free. Christy was overwhelmed by the support and thanked him in an emotional tweet. We wish Christy all the best as she continues to heal.
— Avery Thompson