Russian MMA fighter Akmal Khozhiyev was arrested in the United States on suspicion of murder

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