Phil Baroni

Philip Baroni is an American mixed martial artist, kickboxer, boxer, and retired professional wrestler. Baroni has competed for UFC, PRIDE, Strikeforce, Cage Rage, DREAM, EliteXC, Bellator MMA, BKFC and ONE FC.

Since January 2023, Phil Baroni has been detained in Valle de Banderas, Mexico, for the alleged murder of his girlfriend Baroni was arrested in Mexico for allegedly murdering his girlfriend in January 2023. His girlfriend was pronounced dead after being found beaten, bruised, and bloody on a bed.

Prior to the murder, Baroni was a close friend and training partner of War Machine, charged with a life sentence for multiple counts of rape, kidnapping, and domestic battery.

Baroni was formerly represented by sports agent Ken Pavia, but after his move to American Kickboxing Academy, Baroni was managed by Bob Cook and DeWayne Zinkin of Zinkin Entertainment and Sports Management.