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UFC’s Maiquel Falcao Reportedly Arrested in Brazil

Fresh off his successful UFC debut over Gerald Harris at UFC 123, middleweight Maiquel Falcao has been arrested in his native Brazil on a warrant from a 2002 incident for allegedly assaulting a woman outside a nightclub, according to a translation of Diario Popular.

Falcao is reportedly in jail after being arrested without incident following an interview while his lawyer files an appeal.

Despite nearly submitting Harris before the opening round ended early, Falcao was criticized by UFC President Dana White for a tentative third round as he coasted to a unanimous decision win. will pass along updates on Falcao as they’re available.

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