Top UFC light heavyweight challenger Volkan Oezdemir making his court appearance. Following assault charges which arose from an altercation in a Florida bar. Oezdemir´s lawyer believes that his client will be freed once the full details of the case come to light. But before that happens, Volkan has been sitting in a jail cell. Waiting for his first court appearance.
Oezdemir was scheduled to face the UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier in early 2018. But after this incident, the current state of that potential title shot is not clear. The Swiss Turkish fighter was involved in a bar fight which could have lasting effect on his career and his life in the United States.