Russian mixed martial arts (MMA) fighter Akmal Khozhiev has been arrested in the United States on suspicion of killing a doctor. It was reported on November 16 by MMA Junkie.
According to the source, Khozhiev was arrested on November 7 on the island of Guam. The fighter was charged with fatally stabbing a local doctor during a dispute over the coronavirus vaccine.
The 27-year-old athlete pleaded guilty at the time of his arrest.
The court set bail at $1 million for Khozhiev’s release.
Khozhiev has fought four professional mixed martial arts bouts with three victories.
He last fought in the spring of 2017 at the M-1 Global tournament – Road to M-1: St. Petersburg 2