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War Machine arrested after nightclub scuffle

War Machine, also known as Jon Koppenhaver, was arrested early Saturday for misdemeanor battery after a scuffle at a Las Vegas nightclub.

The arrest happened at the Krave Nightclub, according to, and occurred around 4 a.m. local time says a Las Vegas Metro Police rep, according to

After an alleged scuffle inside the club, Koppenhaver was escorted out of the club by security but allegedly started punching the security. TMZ reports that security made the citzens arrest until the police could arrive.

Koppenhaver was previously arrested for battery on Sept. 2, 2007. He eventually pled guilty and the felony charged was lowered to a misdemeanor. He avoided jail time but received three years probation, 30 days of community service and was ordered to pay $2,300 in restitution and continue counseling.

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