Pro MMA fighter sentenced to 60 days for assaulting wife

Mixed martial arts fighter Brett Rogers of Apple Valley pleaded guilty to felony assault in June after an incident where he struck his wife multiple times to the head and face as she laid on the ground.
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Mixed martial arts fighter Brett Rogers of Apple Valley pleaded guilty to felony assault in June after an incident where he struck his wife multiple times to the head and face as she laid on the ground.

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