UFC’s Luis Pena arrested on felony charges of domestic violence, battery

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UFC lightweight Luis Pena could be in trouble with the law again.

Saturday, Pena was jailed for the second time in 2021. Police in Deerfield Beach, Fla., arrested the fighter on felony charges of domestic violence and battery. Pena was booked at the Broward County Jail in Fort Lauderdale.

In June, Pena was arrested in Coral Springs, Fla., on felony charges of robbery, battery and criminal mischief.

The first charge stemming from Saturday’s arrest is a felony battery charge with a bond amount of $1,000. The second is a felony domestic violence charge and does not have a bond amount listed because a bond hearing is required.

MMA Junkie requested additional information on Pena’s arrest, including a full police report, but has yet to receive further details.

A photograph of Pena’s arrest record and charges (via Broward Country Sherrif’s Office).

Pena, 28, has not fought since an April victory over Alexander Munoz at UFC on ESPN 22 and does not currently have a fight scheduled.

On Friday, Pena posted a photo to his Instagram stories with girlfriend Jamie Driver, a fighter with six professional bouts who most recently competed in 2019.

The caption with the photo reads, “Y’all really thought it was over?”

It is unclear if Driver was the same woman involved in the incident in June, since that woman’s name was redacted from police reports and has not been made public. It also is unclear if Driver was involved in events surrounding Pena’s Saturday arrest.