Chael Sonnen's Felony Strangulation Charge Dropped In Vegas Battery Case
Chael Sonnen Felony Strangulation Charge Dropped ... In Vegas Battery Case
4/1/2022 7:34 AM PT
The felony strangulation charge that Chael Sonnen was hit with following his alleged meltdown at a Las Vegas hotel last year has been dropped ... TMZ Sports has confirmed.
According to court records, prosecutors declined to move forward with the battery by strangulation count that they had previously charged Sonnen on last month.
The records show five other battery charges -- all misdemeanors -- against Sonnen were dropped as well.
We've reached out to the Clark County District Attorney's office for comment on the decision -- but so far, no word back yet.
Sonnen is still facing five misdemeanor battery charges in the case after officials claim he absolutely lost it in a hallway at the Four Seasons Hotel on Dec. 18.
As we reported, Sonnen is accused of beating up several men and one woman in a fit of rage inside the hotel.
According to police docs, Sonnen told officers at the scene he had no recollection of his alleged actions -- explaining to them that he had taken a sleeping pill and "could not recall" anything after that.
Court records show Sonnen is due for another hearing in the case on April 27.