Karlos Vemola is going to jail. The former UFC awesome fighter of awesomness has been found guilty of running a MASSIVE marijuana operation in England (aka Not-America).
Said the prosecutor, who spoke to a bunch of people so credit whomever you want (I think it was Sherdog at first)(maybe):
Peter Shaw, for the prosecution, said that police had found skunk cannabis worth £18,200, as well as UV lighting, ducting and plastic sheeting during raids on the three properties. Vermola had made around £6,500 from the enterprise by the time it was found, while the court heard he might have made up to £120,000 a year in his fighting career.
Honestly, that’s a really shitty business. It’s fucking DRUGS. How hard is it to make money selling drugs? I mean, I know you have to worry about cops and such but people want to buy drugs. I want to buy drugs! If I knew a guy was selling drugs I’d think, “Hey, I should go buy some drugs. That will dull the painful and sad reality that is my life.”
Vemola claimed it was all done for pain. Me too, buddy. Me too.
This one hits close to home because I FUCKING LOVE HIM! Never has any man gone out and fought more like an animal. He would be wild, and throw people around, and hit with so much power that it was bordering on funny. His technique always needed work, sure, but the man could instinctively fight. There have been better fighters. There have been better fights. But I don’t know if any man ever gave me such absurd pleasure as did Vemola.
Vemola will spend a year in jail. His arrest happened in Hertfordshire, England, which sounds like one stupid ass town to me. Hertfordshire. It’s probably pronounced, “Hartford” or something too.
FIGHT THE MAN, KARLOS!!!!!!!