'Millionaire Matchmaker' Bachelor Gets 5 Yrs for Beating Woman

10/19/2016 3:36 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

1019_John-Bonavia_twitterFormer 'Millionaire Matchmaker' bachelor John Bonavia just got hit with a 5-year prison sentence for attacking a woman in his house last year ... TMZ has learned.

Bonavia pled no contest to felony domestic violence Wednesday in an L.A. court -- the judge immediately sentenced him. A charge for making criminal threats was dropped as part of the deal ... according to the D.A.

TMZ broke the story ... cops found Bonavia's victim so battered and bloody, they initially arrested him for attempted murder.