Less than 48 hours after an incident in which he is said to have assaulted opponent Colby Covington outside of a restaurant, Masvidal surrendered and was taken into custody by Miami Beach police on March 23.
Real World Police posted police footage from the night of Masvidal’s arrest on Thursday.
No questions concerning the event are asked as Masvidal is cordial towards two cops as they gather basic information from him. After that, the video cuts to Masvidal being moved to a different area.
Masvidal interacted with the cops in a kind and helpful manner throughout the process. He was freed after posting a $5,000 bail.
Masvidal filed written not guilty pleas to single counts of aggravated battery resulting in great bodily harm and criminal mischief. A pre-trial hearing for Masvidal is scheduled on February 15 and a trial is scheduled for February 27.
If Masvidal is found guilty he can face up to 15 years in prison and/or a $10,000 fine second-degree felony aggravated battery. He will receive further penalties conceivable for the criminal mischief charge.
During the alleged altercation, Covington reportedly broke a pricey watch that he was wearing that evening and chipped a tooth. He is likewise avoiding the spotlight. It was said that the assault had broken his jaw.