War Machine pleaded not guilty on Sept. 3 to attempted murder charges that stemmed from the brutal alleged attack of ex-girlfriend, Christy Mack.
MMA fighter War Machine, 32, could be facing life in prison if he is found guilty of charges concerning the alleged attack on porn star and ex-girlfriend, Christy Mack, 23. War Machine made his first court appearance on Sept. 3 and pleaded not guilty to more than 30 charges, including attempted murder.
Christy Mack Attack: War Machine Pleads Not Guilty To All Charges
War Machine (born Jonathan Koppenhaver) pleaded not guilty to 32 charges, which included two counts of attempted murder, multiple counts of battery, strangulation, kidnapping, sexual assault and additional charges, TMZ reports. The prosecution added 25 more charges to their original complaint at the Sept. 3 court date.
Bail has not been set for the MMA fighter, according to the International Business Times. War Machine could be facing life in prison if convicted.
War Machine was arrested on Aug. 15 following the alleged beating of his ex-girlfriend, which left her with 18 broken bones in her face, a fractured rib, and a ruptured liver.
The MMA fighter has denied the allegations since the beginning. Christy has detailed her side of the story to Las Vegas police. She revealed that she was in bed with Corey Thomas when War Machine entered her home. Corey was allegedly punched over a dozen times. Christy said in her statement that War Machine struck her so many times that she lost consciousness.
Christy Mack: How She’s Recovering After Brutal Attack
She’s also expressed interest in returning to porn after her recovery. We wish her all the best.
War Machine’s next court date is scheduled for Oct. 17.
— Avery Thompson