FORMER CRUISERWEIGHT CHAMPION AND STAR OF 205 LIVE RICH SWANN WAS ARRESTED LATE LAST NIGHT FOR BATTERY AND FALSE IMPRISONMENT.
According to the Alachua County Sheriff in Florida, Swann was taken into custody around 12 am on Sunday and no bond amount has been listed.
The charges that were listed by the authorities are battery and kidnap/false imprisonment of an adult.
Gainsville Police have released the full details on the incident, via their Twitter account due to media request. The incident was between Swann and his wife, fellow professional wrestler Su Yung.
Due to numerous national media requests…mugshot and arrest report for Rich Swann can be found here: https://t.co/PvQj5B7A7n
Rich Swann signed with the WWE in 2015, and has been a mainstay on 205 Live, winning the Cruiserweight title in 2016. He is currently scheduled to be in a number one contender’s tournament final match against Drew Gulak this Monday on WWE Raw.
UPDATE: WWE has commented on the issue, announcing it has suspended Swann indefinitely, following further investigation:
WWE has zero tolerance for matters involving domestic violence, and per our policy, Rich Swann has been suspended indefinitely following his arrest.