Corey Harrison, a.k.a.”Big Hoss” of the World Famous Gold & Silver Pawn Shop in Las Vegas, and a cast member of the History TV series Pawn Stars, has announced that the business has added $10,000 to the bounty on fugitive MMA fighter War Machine.
Adult film star Christy Mack was viciously and brutally attacked at her Las Vegas home last Friday, and in her account of the horrific assault she names her assailant as her ex-boyfriend “War Machine” aka Jonathan Koppenhaver.
Mack is currently hospitalized for 18 broken bones around her eyes, a nose broken in 2 places, several missing and broken teeth, a fractured rib, a ruptured liver, injured leg and swelling. She is currently unable to walk on her own or chew due to the injuries.
Corey Harrison’s announcement:
Born Jonathan Koppenhaver, War Machine competed in the UFC in 2007. He legally changed his name to “War Machine” in 2008, according to fighting website Cage Today.
He signed with Bellator MMA in 2013 and went 1-2 in three fights last year. The troubled fighter has not fought professionally since he suffered a first-round submission loss to Ron Keslar in October of last year.
The president of Bellator, Scott Coker, stated that War Machine is being released from his contract, as they have a zero tolerance policy for domestic violence.
According to witnesses, War Machine has a history of striking women during fits of jealousy and rage.
On Sept. 7 2009, Koppenhaver allegedly attacked his girlfriend of three months, Kendra Schnell, at his house on Rampolla Drive in Las Vegas.
At 4 a.m. that morning, Schnell and Koppenhaver began to mess around sexually when she playfully pushed him, according to the warrant issued that day.
Koppenhaver became angry and proceeded to hit Schnell in the face, leaving her with a black eye, a cut lip and a swollen right cheek, Schnell alleges that Koppenhaver also choked her, the warrant said.
Koppenhaver was arrested on Dec. 4, 2009, and faced charges of battery constituting domestic violence.
In 2010, he was arrested in San Diego after he punched a bouncer at a bar and was sentenced to a year in jail.
In 2011, he was the subject of a negligence lawsuit against him; Kelly Murphy, former owner of the now-closed gay nightclub Krave; and Murphy’s company. Koppenhaver allegedly punched a security guard in the eye during an altercation with another customer at Krave, according to court records.The security guard had been called in to escort Koppenhaver from the club.
There are currently SEVEN arrest warrants issued for Koppenhaver:
– 2 felony batteries, 1 for strangulation
– 2 felony domestic violence with great bodily injury
– felony coercion with the threat of force
– felony assault with a deadly weapon
– misdemeanor assault with a deadly weapon