Reports began surfacing Saturday afternoon involving famous adult model Christy Mack being the victim of alleged domestic violence by boyfriend and MMA fighter Jon Koppenhaver, publicly recognized by the professional name, “War Machine”. An original report was made by TMZ on Saturday identifying Mack as been nearly killed in the home of her and her boyfriend in Las Vegas, Nevada. Details surfaced shortly after the original report, the 23 year-old was hospitalized on Friday, August 8th in Las Vegas. TMZ released this report received from Vegas police, identifying War Machine as the prime suspect:
“According to police, War Machine was involved in a 3-person altercation early Friday morning at their home in Vegas. Two of the combatants sustained severe, but non life threatening injuries … and were taken to a hospital. One of the victims is described as the fighter’s “significant other.”
While it was shortly after identified as Mack being one of the “significant other”, it has not been identified of the second combatant. The former UFC/Bellator welterweight contender Koppenhaver has made claims of Mack cheating with another man, provoking the current situation; however, Mack has been on social media quickly dismissing that she was involved with another man.
Christy Mack is a Chicago origin adult model recognized as one of the biggest names in Adult entertainment. Beginning her career as a Alternative model, Mack has made the covers of the biggest Tattoo magazines around the world like Inked Girls and Rebel Ink. Mack began transitioning into Adult nude modeling in 2012, quickly became an undeniable model for publications both print and digital. While still supplying her fans in the Alternative world, Mack’s has been a main attractions year-round at Tattoo conventions and expos worldwide. In July, Mack was the cover model of the Inked magazine’s Sex Issue. Mack in a short period of time has transformed herself into a brand. She is the latest celebrity spokesmodel for her very own line of Wall decals and Vinyl skins for FAP Wraps. Mack recently released the new ad campaign starring her via instagram earlier this week. Shown below:
Mack and Koppenhaver began dating back in 2013, many have reported the relationship to be volatile in the past; however, this is the first report of any form of domestic violence between the two.
Christy has also mentioned via social media that she lost her phone in the situation on Friday night. Not sure when the altercation took place; however, Mack posted a photo of her in what is believe to be the bathroon in the couples home with the caption, “And now it’s time for bed.” before the incident:
War Machine has been let go by Bellator following this situation. Bellator President Scott Coker issued an official statement of War Machine’s release last night, stating:
“We have a zero tolerance policy here at Bellator when it relates to any form of domestic violence, and after learning of this latest incident involving Jon Koppenhaver, War Machine, Bellator is releasing him from him promotional contract with the organization.”
While a fugitive, War Machine has been steady involved in social media seeking sympathy and apologizing to Mack. War Machine has not admitted guilt to the alleged beating and continues to remain on the run at press time. No official word on the official condition of Christy Mack at this time as well.
Mack was scheduled to be a special guest at the Art and Ink Tattoo Expo this weekend inside the South Point Casino in Las Vegas today. Fans have extended their support on all of Mack’s social networks, wishing her a quick recovery. Fellow well-known Adult model Jenna Jameson publicly extended her support Christy Mack via instagram with this statement:
“Please EVERYONE pray for my amazing, beautiful friend @christymack , she is in the hospital with massive injuries inflicted by her ex. She is a beautiful soul, and I know she has the guts to press charges on @warmachine . I know her friend was also injured, and I pray for him also, also my heart is with their families! #lovesick #staystrong #noabuse #nosilence #dontrepeatmymistake #ihaveyourback.”
Mack herself replied to Jameson with a thank you and has been in contact with supporters via twitter and instagram. Jenna Jameson is a past victim of domestic violence as well. It has not yet been announce if any other future cancellation of public appearances will take place. Mack is currently unsigned with an official modeling representation.
We at Model Fair would also like to extend our support and wish of a speedy recovery to Christy Mack and those injured in the altercation. You are in our hearts and prayers as she goes through this difficult time. More as this story develops.
UPDATE: Christy released an official statement and graphic photos via twitter. Read and view below:
- Art & Ink
- Bang Bros
- Christy Mack
- fap wraps
- Metal Mulisha
- Rebel Ink
- South Point Casino
- War Machine