UFC Manager Jim Walter In Hospital After Being Assaulted By Brother
UFC manager Jim Walter and two family members have been rushed to the hospital after a reported attack by Walter’s brother.
According to the reports from WKYC.com, the enforcement agencies arrived at the residence located at East Pleasant Valley Road in Seven Hills, Ohio at around 1:30pm on July 3.
After the arrival, it was investigated that Jim, Worthington and 85-year-old grandmother Carol Jeb had sustained critical stab wounds. The 33-year-old Jim was taken into custody, whereas the other two family members were sent to a local facility for treatment purposes.
Jeb and Worthington have passed away due to the severity of the wounds whereas Jim’s condition has been described as stable.
“Jim is a really great guy. I’ve known him for years and just can’t believe this. Spent some time with his lovely mother before Miocic-DC 2. Just absolutely shocked by this turn of events. Speechless. Please try to keep Jim and his family in your thoughts.” Ariel Helwani tweeted.
Walter has been a manager in the MMA for a long period of time and has represented fighters such as former UFC champions Chris Weidman, Stipe Miocic, and UFC light heavyweight Anthony Smith.
Apart from his occupation as an MMA manager, Walter has also owned a gym Mission MMA in Chicago.