Rachael Ostovich describes alleged beating by husband: ‘I coughed up blood’
Rachael Ostovich was forced out of her fight due to injuries allegedly inflicted by her husband, MMA fighter Arnold Berdon in Hawaii.
“After a night out with family, (Arnold Berdon) punched me repeatedly on the head, face, ribs, making me fall to the ground,” Ostovich said in her petition for a restraining order, which was granted on a temporary basis. “I gasped for breath and escaped thru (sic) balcony. I coughed up blood, threw up sev. times. Cracked orbital.”
Similar case of domestic violence already occured on May 6. She claims he left bruises on her legs by punching her repeatedly.
Ostovich, 27, was hospitalized with a fractured orbital bone and Berdon has been arrested on suspicion of second-degree attempted murder,
Ostovich had been scheduled to face Paige VanZant on Jan. 19, but she has been removed from the fight.