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January 14, 2018 1:04 am
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Jessica-Rose Clark had to deal with a house burglary just a few days out from her Sunday co-main event fight against Paige VanZant at UFC Fight Night 124.

The UFC women’s flyweight revealed in a series of tweets on Thursday that a group of people broke into her house (shared with a roommate) and stole TVs, guitars, video games, DVDs, and more, valued at $30,000.

Along with the stolen stuff, Clark’s one-year-old cat, Dwight, was kicked so hard that his rib cage was damaged and his intestines were pushed into his chest cavity, per Clark. Clark initially said her pet had to undergo surgery, but Dwight had to since be put down.

Clark described the group of burglars as “at least 3 people, one small female with her hair in a bun, reddish-blonde and two men.” She said the group had a white sedan and “possibly” a grey truck.

Hours after Clark’s initial tweets, she announced that Las Vegas police had already launched — or planned to launch — an investigation.

Former UFC heavyweight champion Josh Barnett sent out a tweet in support of Clark and her roommate, telling people who live in the Las Vegas area to keep their eyes open at pawn shops and on classifieds advertisements website Craigslist.

Clark is 1-0 in the UFC; she made her debut last November in her native Australia and picked up a decision win over Bec Rawlings. VanZant has not fought since a first-round submission loss to Michelle Waterson in December 2016.

UFC Fight Night 124 takes place at Scottrade Center in St. Louis, Missouri on Jan. 14. In the main event, Jeremy Stephens faces rising featherweight Doo Ho Choi.


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