Rachael Ostovich’s Husband Arrested On Suspicion Of Second Degree Attempted Murder
Arnold Berdon, Rachael Ostovich’s husband, claims self-defense.
The Honolulu Police Department spokesperson stated Rachael Ostovich’s husband was arrested on suspicion of second degree attempted murder. If found guilty, Berdon could be facing life in prison without the possibility of parole.
The Honolulu Police Department spokesperson previously confirmed that they opened an investigation on “27-year-old female victim and a 27-year-old male suspect,” She also confirmed that “The victim suffered head injuries and was treated at a hospital.” Rachael suffered a broken orbital bone.
Arnold Berdon, Rachael’s husband, turned himself in. According to a TMZ report, Berdon claims he acted in self-defense after Rachael attacked him.
Records indicate that Ostovich filed a temporary restraining order Monday.
Rachael Ostovich is familiar to many in the grappling community. She has four wins via submission. One of these wins is counted as an exhibition bout since it happened on The Ultimate Fighter TV show. Ostovich is a UFC flyweight and cast member of The Ultimate Fighter. Ostovich lost in the quarterfinals of The Ultimate Fighter. She was brought back for the season finale and defeated Karine Gevorgyan in the first round via submission. In her last fight, she lost via submission to Montana De La Rosa.
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Berdon is a bantamweight fighter. He has a professional record of 7 wins and 2 losses.
Rachael was scheduled to fight Paige VanZant on UFC’s card January 19th. However the bout has been canceled.
Domestic violence is not only a problem in WMMA but an epidemic nationwide. Here are some statistics on domestic violence:
On average, nearly 20 people per minute are physically abused by an intimate partner in the United States. During one year, this equates to more than 10 million women and men.
1 in 3 women and 1 in 4 men have been victims of [some form of] physical violence by an intimate partner within their lifetime.
1 in 4 women and 1 in 7 men have been victims of severe physical violence by an intimate partner in their lifetime.
1 in 7 women and 1 in 18 men have been stalked by an intimate partner during their lifetime to the point in which they felt very fearful or believed that they or someone close to them would be harmed or killed.
On a typical day, there are more than 20,000 phone calls placed to domestic violence hotlines nationwide.
Our thoughts and prayers go out to everyone who is a victim of domestic violence.
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