1:45 pm PT 🇧🇷 Israel Adesanyasupervisor of, Tim Simpson, tells TMZ Sports activities … “Israel acquired a present from a fan, which he put in his baggage. When flagged on the airport, Israel shortly disposed of the merchandise and cooperated with authorities. He complied, with that the matter was dropped and he’s on his manner dwelling.”
Israel Adesanya was arrested Wednesday afternoon for felony possession of a weapon at New York’s JFK Airport, TMZ Sports activities discovered… after the UFC famous person was allegedly arrested whereas strolling via safety with steel brass knuckles.
The arrest was made by the Port Authority Police Division close to the TSA screening space… close to the American Airways terminal at round 1:57 pm.
brass knuckles are unlawful (class A misdemeanor) within the state of recent york. It’s also unlawful to hold them with you or in your hand baggage. It’s unclear the place the alleged brass knuckles have been saved.
It is unclear whether or not officers will challenge Adesanya a desk look ticket… or whether or not he’ll stay in custody.
In fact, Adesanya just isn’t from the US… he lives in New Zealand.
Izzy, regardless of dropping the belt to his rival Alex Pereira throughout the UFC 281 predominant occasion on Saturday at Madison Sq. Backyard, is likely one of the greatest and hottest UFC fighters on the planet.
Saturday’s defeat was solely the 2nd of his MMA profession.
If charged and convicted, Adesanya faces as much as a 12 months in jail, plus fines.
Initially Posted — 13:04 PT