Jordan Mein’s father, James Mein, has been arrested after an incident on Friday in Tulsa, Oklahoma. The fighter meets Mike Pyle tonight in the co-main event of UFC Fight Night 49.
According to a statement the UFC released through MMAFighting.com, James Mein will be barred from the building the event is held in. The fight airs on FOX Sports 1.
“We were made aware that James Lee Mein, father of UFC competitor Jordan Mein, was arrested (Friday) on allegations of felony sexual assault,” the release read. “Mr. Mein is accused of sexually assaulting a housekeeper at the UFC’s host hotel in Tulsa, Okla.
“The UFC finds the allegations against Mr. Mein deplorable and we fully support local law enforcement in its investigation. The UFC is also prohibiting Mr. Mein from attending tonight’s event should he post bail. Jordan Mein will remain on tonight’s card.”
According to a report by Beau Taylor with the Tulsa Voice, James Mein attacked a maid, placing his hands on her body after she asked for an autograph.