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Alberto El Patron under investigation for domestic battery


Additional notes added by Dave Meltzer

GFW Champion Alberto El Patron is being investigated for an alleged domestic violence incident at the Orlando International Airport yesterday.

Orlando police made a statement confirming that El Patron was detained at the airport: "There was an incident at the Orlando International Airport at about 3 p.m. Sunday involving Jose Rodriguez (DOB 5/25/1977). The reported incident was a domestic violence battery, and it is still under investigation. No arrests have been made as of this time, but the case remains open. That is all the information we have for release at this time."

In a report from TMZ Sports, it was noted that witnesses confirmed that El Patron was arguing with a woman in an airport terminal until cops were called when things escalated, with one witness saying that there was "an altercation."

Police wouldn't release the name of the alleged victim, but witnesses told TMZ that El Patron's fiancee Paige was at the airport with him. He and Paige had broken up a few weeks ago, but were back together days later.

El Patron had been in Orlando all week for the GFW/Impact television tapings, but he missed a booking for Delgado Promotions in El Paso, Texas yesterday. Airline problems were the reason given by the promotion for him missing that show.

PWInsider first reported the incident earlier today.

UPDATE: TMZ posted audio of some of the incident, confirming that it was between El Patron and Paige.