Esther Lin, MMA Fighting
Jeremy Stephens was arrested on a felony charge by Minneapolis police Friday morning, MMA Fighting's Ariel Helwani has confirmed.
However, despite the arrest, UFC president Dana White told Helwani via text that Stephens will still be fighting Friday night. White could not confirm why Stephens was arrested. Police officials also wouldn't confirm why he was arrested.
According to a police report, the lightweight fighter is still currently in custody, and is being held without bail. MMA Junkie was the first to report the story.
Stephens' felony charge is from another state. His fight against Edwards is slated for the undercard on FUEL TV, which begins at 5 p.m. ET.
Update (4:30 p.m. ET): The Facebook prelims have been canceled by the UFC, and Jeremy Stephens remains in custody.
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