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Once upon a time, Alexis Vila was a rising star in Bellator. He’d just knocked out Joe Warren in a little over a minute, and the Cuban Olympic wrestler had made it to the finals of one of the organization’s bantamweight tournaments.

Now he’s under arrest, a guest of the Miami-Dade County Corrections, and booked on a murder charge.

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Oh how the mighty fall.

There are zero details as of right now in regards to the circumstances, there’s just a booking record.

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Vila was already “old” when he first got into the sport, so of course his Bellator stint transitioned into a few fights in the World Series of Fighting, and then down to the regional scene.

Now he has to deal with some serious criminal accusations and immigration entanglements.