MMA veteran Chael Sonnen was reportedly given five citations for misdemeanor battery following an alleged altercation over the weekend.
Authorities responded to a call on Saturday night at a Four Seasons hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA. Police detained Sonnen, however, they did not arrest him due to not witnessing the alleged altercation.
A witness of the incident told TMZ that an physical confrontation between Sonnen and another man allegedly broke out in the hotel, although the reason why is unknown.
Sonnen fought at a high level of MMA for over a decade, competing in promotions like UFC and Bellator. He most notably challenged Anderson Silva twice during his title reign, including a tough five-round bout at UFC 117.
Sonnen declared retirement from MMA after losing to Lyoto Machida on a Bellator card in 2019.