UFC Fighter Christian Morecraft Arrested for OUI

UFC heavyweight Christian Morecraft (7-3) was arrested over the weekend and charged with operating a vehicle while under the influence, reckless driving, speeding and driving without a license. The arrest took place, after he declined to take a breathalyzer. He was later was released on bail.

Since the incident, Morecraft has posted the following statement on his Facebook account:

"A good man is an honest man and I made a mistake."

According to a police report posted on Barnstable's Patch site, Morecraft was pulled over on September 1.

A representative from the Barnstable Police Department said the fighter was due in court on September 4, but couldn't verify if Morecraft was present.

The UFC has not issued a statement on the charge.

Morecraft is on a two fight losing streak since he debuted for the UFC in 2010. He is 1-3 for the organization and last fought in January of this year.

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