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Published November 30, 2011, 03:22 PM

MMA fighter sentenced for assaulting wife in Minnesota

HASTINGS, Minn. (AP) — Mixed martial arts fighter Brett Charles Rogers has been sentenced to 60 days in jail for assaulting his wife in their Minnesota home.

HASTINGS, Minn. (AP) — Mixed martial arts fighter Brett Charles Rogers has been sentenced to 60 days in jail for assaulting his wife in their Minnesota home.

Dakota County Attorney Jim Backstrom says the 30-year-old Rogers also was placed on three years probation and fined $500 Wednesday.

The Star Tribune reports Rogers' jail time is reduced by 26 days for time already served, leaving less than five weeks remaining.

The assault happened early June 29 at the couple's home in Apple Valley. Backstrom says the victim was choked, punched in the head and face, and lost a tooth.

Rogers pleaded guilty to third-degree assault in September. Other charges of domestic assault by strangulation and pattern of stalking conduct — both felonies — and a gross misdemeanor charge of endangerment of a child were dismissed.

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