UFC fighter Irwin Rivera’s arrest report detailed the grotesque scene Florida officers stumbled on and the weird statements the combined martial artist gave to arresting officers.
According to the arrest report obtained by TMZ Sports, officers responded to a name in Boynton Beach. The responding officers arriving on the scene discovered a younger girl, 22, coated in blood on the roadway and one other girl, 33, inside the house. Both ladies had been reportedly affected by stab wounds. Neither girl was recognized.
Responding officers searched the world and finally discovered Rivera together with his garments coated in blood. The UFC fighter informed officers “I killed my sisters,” in accordance with the report.
Police mentioned Irwin admitted to “stabbing both of his sisters” with a “brass knuckle knife.” Officers mentioned that Irwin informed them he did it as a result of “it was his purpose, which he was told to by a higher power.”
Rivera was booked into custody at 12:08 p.m. on Thursday on the Main Detention Center in West Palm Beach, in accordance with on-line arrest data from the Palm Beach County (Fla.) Sheriff’s Office. He was charged with two counts of first-degree premeditated homicide. There was no bond data posted as of but.
The UFC put out a press release relating to Rivera’s state of affairs. A UFC official acknowledged that Rivera’s profession might be on maintain pending an investigation.
“UFC is aware of the recent incident involving Irwin Rivera and subsequently received information from his management that he has been exhibiting behavior consistent with mental health issues,” the UFC mentioned in a press release. “The allegations are extremely troubling and the organization is currently gathering additional information. The investigation is ongoing and any potential next steps including disciplinary action or medical attention will be determined upon the conclusion. Furthermore, UFC has informed Rivera’s management that he will not be offered a bout at this time.”
Rivera was set to have a struggle in March. He wasn’t fought since October.
Fox News‘ Dan Canova contributed to this report.