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Bret Rogers, Released by Strikeforce After Being Arrested

Written on July 03, 2011 by Lulu

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After being arrested on Minnesota due to several charges, Brett Rogers was released by Strikeforce.

Strikeforce released their heavyweight fighter, Brett Rogers, following his arrest on Wednesday due to felonious third-degree assault, misdemeanor endangerment of a child and alleged altercation with his wife. The news by Dana White, president of Strikeforce’s sister company — UFC.

Brett Rogers’ contract with Strikeforce was terminated on June 30, 2011. Dana White added that the termination of the contract came immediately after the arrest in Apple Valley Minnesota.

Brett Rogers, who recently lost to Josh Barret by submission at the Strikeforce Heavyweight Grand Prix, allegedly strangled and punched his wife after admitting that he is drunk. The fighter’s bail was set at $100,000 on Wednesday’s hearing.

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