War Machine sent back to Las Vegas to face charges

The brother of San Diego MMA fighter War Machine spoke about the importance of family Tuesday after a Ventura County judge ruled his brother, born Jonathan Koppenhaver, should be sent back to Las Vegas. 

The fighter faces several felony charges, accused of beating his ex-girlfriend and leaving her with 18 broken bones.

"My great-grandfathers, my grandfather, my papa, they were all great men … and for our name to be slandered and destroyed over one person's actions in a time of heat isn't fair and I just want everyone to know my brother has our full support and always will," said Michael Koppenhaver.

War Machine was arrested in Simi Valley last week after a search that stretched all the way to San Diego.

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