UFC On FX 5's Jeremy Stephens Arrested In Minnesota, Held Without Bail
MMAJunkie.com first reported news of the arrest on Friday.
Stephens is scheduled to face Edwards on the FUEL TV preliminary portion of Friday's UFC on FX 5 card at Minnesota's Target Center. According to an online database for the Hennepin County Sheriff's Department, however, Stephens is being charged with a felony and remains in custody without bail.
While UFC officials have yet to comment on the arrest, UFC President Dana White told MMA Junkie's John Morgan that he still expects Stephens to compete tonight.
Shortly after, White tweeted regarding the incident.
"Don't listen to the media! Nobody ever told them Jeremy isn't fighting. He is fighting!"