Report: Thailand Police Hunting for UFC Vet Junie Browning After Brawl
By FCF Staff
Former UFC competitor Junie Browning is reportedly once again being sought by authorities, however this time it’s abroad in Phuket, Thailand. According to reports from Phuketwan.com and The Phuket News.com, Browning is currently on the run following his alleged involvement in a barroom brawl and another altercation at the region’s Patong Hospital.
The Phuketwan.com report states that Browning was allegedly seen beating a women at a local bar, prompting the intervention of staff and customers. The report furthers that according to police, Browning allegedly continued to fight at the aforementioned hospital, before fleeing the scene. The incidents reportedly took place on December 11th, and according to the Phuket News, two people that were involved remain at Patong Hospital.
According to a follow up report from MMA Weekly.com, Browning apparently documented some of the alleged incident on his Facebook account, claiming that someone named “Sie Menzies and about 10 of his friends started a fight with me.” The report says that Browning claimed he had been stabbed during the altercation. The post no longer appears on Browning’s Facebook page.
Authorities are reportedly stationed at the Phuket International Airport in case Browning attempts to return to the U.S.
In addition to frequent and violent outbursts on the eighth season of “The Ultimate Fighter”, Browning was arrested in 2009 for assaulting several nurses at a Las Vegas Hospital, following an alleged suicide attempt. Browning was subsequently dismissed by the UFC following the incident.
Since being released by the UFC, the 26 year-old Browning has gone 1-4 and has lost four straight fights.