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This ex-MMA fighter faces attempted-murder charges after stabbing, police say

Danny Lynn Tims III
Danny Lynn Tims III Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office

A former mixed-martial arts fighter might do time behind bars.

Danny Lynn Tims III was arrested on Saturday night in Jupiter after officers responded to a stabbing at 5 p.m. at the Jupiter Cove apartment complex, police told WPTV-Channel 5.

The man who was stabbed was taken to St. Mary’s Medical Center in West Palm Beach, a spokeswoman for the Jupiter Police Department told the Palm Beach Post. He remained in critical condition on Sunday,

Tims, a 29-year-old Jupiter resident, is being charged with attempted homicide, robbery, aggravated battery, and vehicle theft, according to jail records. He is being held on a $653,000 bond.

According to CBS4 Miami, Tims hasn’t fought professionally since 2015 — his record is listed as 10-5-1 by several MMA websites. The Post reported that he fought in the Kansas City, Missouri, area.

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