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Man tries robbing MMA gym, fails miserably and ends up bloodied

From the files of “Stupid Criminals” comes this report of a man who tried robbing an MMA gym on Tuesday night, which predictably ended with his comeuppance.
According to FoxLA.com, citing police, the suspect walked into the Defiant MMA & Fitness studio in Burbank, Calif., with a gun and attempted to rob the place shortly after 9 p.m. local time. Instructor Jacobe Powell, listed as an amateur MMA fighter on his Sherdog.com profile page, was teaching one of his students when the suspect entered. Powell knocked the gun out of the suspect’s hands and subdued him until police arrived.
In his own words:
“My instincts kicked in. I used my judo training to go ahead and subdue him and got the weapon away from him before the cops arrived,” Powell said. “One of my guys here who was training called the police, and I just subdued him until the police showed up.”
“Subdued him” seems like a formal way of saying “beat the crap out of him.” Because in the video above, you can see the suspect appearing disoriented with a bloodied face. The suspect, who faces attempted armed robbery charges, had to be taken away in an ambulance to a hospital for his injuries.
That’s what he gets for deciding to rob an MMA gym with a “FIGHTERS MADE HERE” sign on the door.
Way to go, smart guy.


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