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Jon 'War Machine' Koppenhaver Guilty of 29 Charges, Mistrial on Attempted Murder

FILE - In this June 3, 2015 file photo, Jonathan Paul Koppenhaver, also known as War Machine, appears in court in Las Vegas, Nev. The trial has been postponed until February 2017, for former mixed martial arts fighter Koppenhaver, who faces charges that he tried to kill his porn actress ex-girlfriend Christine Mackinday and her friend, Corey Thomas in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher, file)
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Joseph ZuckerFeatured ColumnistMarch 20, 2017

Former mixed martial arts fighter War Machine, born Jon Koppenhaver, was found guilty of 29 counts by a Las Vegas jury stemming from the assault of adult film star Christy Mack, Analise Ortiz of KTNV in Las Vegas reported.

The jury was unable to reach a verdict on charges of attempted murder and attempted murder with a deadly weapon.

According to Antonio Castelan of KSNV, Koppenhaver will be sentenced June 5.

Last Friday, Fox 5's Adam Herbets shared the list of 34 charges Koppenhaver faced:

Castelan and Faith Jessie reported the jury found him not guilty on charges of "burglary with use of a deadly weapon, sexually motivated coercion, battery with intent to commit sexual assault, and sexual assault with use of a deadly weapon resulting in substantial bodily harm."

The Las Vegas Review-Journal's Michael Quine shared video of the jury reaching their verdicts:

Jacqueline Bluth, the Clark County chief deputy district attorney, said the 35-year-old could potentially receive a life sentence without the possibility of parole at his sentencing hearing, per Herbets.

Mack, whose real name is Christine Mackinday, testified March 8 about the incident. She told jurors the abuse at the hands of Koppenhaver had occurred over a period of months and on the night of the assault she "genuinely felt [she] was going to die," per David Ferrara of the Las Vegas Review-Journal.

Jane McManus of espnW.com wrote Mackinday suffered 18 broken bones, including a fractured rib and broken nose. She also had a ruptured liver that prevented doctors from initially operating on her for fear of putting her under anesthesia.

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