Rachael Ostovich who was scheduled to face fellow strawweight contender Paige VanZant at UFC Fight Night 143 at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York on 19th January was attacked by her husband Arnold Berdon in Honolulu, Hawaii.
She had suffered a broken orbital bone, according to a report from TMZ. The 27-year-old flyweight is currently hospitalized for major injuries, including a broken orbital bone. Arnold Berdon was arrested this Tuesday on a charge of attempted murder.
Ostovich was able to get a restraining order on her husband and gave a chilling account on what went down with her husband.
“After a night out with family, (Arnold Berdon) punched me repeatedly on the head, face, ribs, making me fall to the ground,” Ostovich said in her petition for a restraining order, which was granted on a temporary basis. “I gasped for breath and escaped thru (sic) balcony. I coughed up blood, threw up several times. Cracked orbital.”
However, According to the Honolulu Police Department Berdon was released today on $75,000 bail following his arrest on a second-degree attempted murder charge stemming from the Nov. 18 incident in Hawaii. The incident is now being treated as a second-degree assault charge.
Per Honolulu PD: The attempted second degree attempted murder charge against Rachael Ostovich's husband Arnold Berdon has been reclassified as a second- degree assault charge.
Berdon has been released after posting $75,000 bail.
— Aaron Bronsteter (@aaronbronsteter) November 23, 2018
The entire team of The MMA India Show is with Rachael Ostovich in her tough times and we hope she is able to recover soon.