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UFC: heavyweight Travis Browne removed from Fight Week activities due to domestic violence investigation

The UFC announced Thursday that heavyweight Travis Browne had been pulled from all activities with the promotion this weekend after his ex-girlfriend posted photos last night on Instagram alleging domestic abuse.

At the press conference for UFC 189, UFC VP of Public Relations Dave Sholler read a statement that said Browne had been pulled from all International Fight Week activities while an investigation by the company is ongonig.

"UFC is aware of the social media allegations made against Travis Browne.  The organization requires all athletes to act in an ethical and responsible manner, as mandated by the UFC fighter code of conduct policy.  The UFC will not tolerate domestic violence or any other violation of the policy.  However, every athlete is deserving of due process, and this situation, as with any official allegations, will be thoroughly reviewed and thoroughly investigated by an independent party.  As a results, Travis Brown will not be particiapting in International Fight Week activities."

Jenna Renee Webb posted photos last night on Instagram showing bruises on her arms, face and legs.  She did not specify who did it to her, but later, when someone asked her a question to clarify, she said, "Yes, it was Travis."