Due to the quick actions of former UFC heavyweight Denis Stojnic, an attack on a woman was stopped and she escaped without harm.
Stojnic was at the nightclub he owns in the Bosnia and Herzegovina capital of Sarajevo. A woman walked outside when a male patron followed her outside. Stojnic was watching the security cameras when he saw the man grab her by the hair. Stojnic stepped outside the Dorian Gray venue and pushed the man off of her.
Speaking of the incident to local news outlet Crna Hronika, Stojnic said (via translation): “When I saw on my video controller, Dorian Gray, that a huge man even proportions physically higher than me, striking a female person with a fisted fist in my head, I immediately ran out and reacted so that they were protected from the perpetrators.
“I conquered it and finally we accompanied the girl along with her security to a taxi, and she did not want to report this case to the police.
“Unfortunately, in our country violence against women is becoming more and more and my duty as a man, a citizen, and then only owners of objects is that everyone in my facilities feels safe, especially women, because they are some kind of children, sisters, mothers and weaker ones and the more gentle gender.”
Stojnic, 38, fought two times for the UFC, dropping fights to Stefan Struve and former heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez. Stojnic holds a 13-3 record and last fought and won a fight against Christian M’Pumbu in 2016.