Former UFC Lightweight contender Hermes Franca has been arrested in Juniper, FL under suspiscion of DUI according to a report from MMAWeekly.com:
“Ultimate Fighting Championship lightweight competitor, Hermes Franca, was arrested last night by the Jupiter Police Department in Jupiter, Fla for a DUI offense … According to the report, Franca was arrested at 2:38am by an officer who suspected the fighter was under the influence of alcohol or drugs.”
Franca is coming off a win against Marcus Aurelio at UFC 90 and is 1-1 since coming off a 12 month suspension for testing positive for a banned substance 18 months ago. It's been a bumpy right for Franca over the last little while and this is just another setback. More on the story as it develops.