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Old 11-30-2010, 03:42 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Murray’s Sentence Increased from 10 to 25 Years

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Former UFC competitor and convicted bank robber Lee Murray (Pictured) on Tuesday had his prison sentence increased from 10 to 25 years.

Murray, 33, was originally sentenced to 10 years in June for participating in the Securitas bank robbery in 2006. Originally from London, Murray and several accomplices held the Securitas manager and his family hostage while they robbed the premises. Meanwhile, the gang bound 14 employees with cable ties and threatened to kill them if they did not follow orders. The former London Shootfighters product was named as the plan’s architect by other members of his gang.

The British fighter fled to Morocco following the heist, in which £53 million ($77 million) were stolen, and was arrested by authorities in the North African country. Five men total were convicted on kidnapping, robbery and firearm charges in 2008. An appeal against the length of Murray’s sentence was dismissed at a hearing Tuesday.

As a fighter, Murray racked up nine wins in his five years as a professional. His one and only appearance in the UFC came against Jorge Rivera at UFC 46. Murray submitted “El Conquistador” with a triangle-armbar combination. His last appearance in the cage came against Anderson Silva in 2004, as he lost a unanimous decision to the future UFC champion at Cage Rage 8.

Perhaps more famous than his in-ring exploits are Murray’s real-world escapades. Aside from the aforementioned robbery, Murray allegedly took part in a street fight with then UFC light heavyweight champion Tito Ortiz in in 2002. Three years later, Murray was stabbed outside a London nightclub, suffering a punctured lung and a severed artery. The fighter was reportedly resuscitated four times during his life-saving operation. The injuries sustained from the stabbing ended Murray’s fighting career.
http://www.sherdog.com/news/news/Mur...25-Years-28471
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Old 11-30-2010, 03:48 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Geez, sucks to be him. It really is a Guy Ritchie movie waiting to be made though.
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Old 11-30-2010, 03:57 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Bummer for him, good fighter but stupid.
With $77 million he could have paid off some local officials and stayed off the radar, he would still be free today.

Just look at James Whitey Bulger.
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Old 11-30-2010, 03:57 PM   #4 (permalink)
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KERRRRRRRRRAZZZZZZZYYY, kinda funny though lol.
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Old 11-30-2010, 04:28 PM   #5 (permalink)
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I thought I read somewhere that a movie about this is already in talks.
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Old 11-30-2010, 05:34 PM   #6 (permalink)
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Well, he can try and look on the bright side.

I doubt anyone messes with him in prison with a resume like that.
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Nice to see criminals getting proper sentences unlike th BS that goes on here in North America. He's just a bank robber and kidnapped some people. No one hurt yet he spends the rest of his liufe behind bars (till he turns 58). This is awesome.
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Old 12-02-2010, 05:53 AM   #8 (permalink)
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Nice to see criminals getting proper sentences unlike th BS that goes on here in North America. He's just a bank robber and kidnapped some people. No one hurt yet he spends the rest of his liufe behind bars (till he turns 58). This is awesome.

You may be a living in the past a bit here. True, it was that way a few decades ago, but over the last 15 years or so sentences have gotten a lot harsher: In New York State, for example, all first-time felons were formerly eligible for parole after serving only one-third of their sentences, and even second-time felons, after serving half; today, violent felons are not eligible for parole at all in New York, and can receive at most about a 15% reduction of their time for good behavior. And no one sentenced to federal prison can be paroled, even if the crime was not violent.
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You may be a living in the past a bit here. True, it was that way a few decades ago, but over the last 15 years or so sentences have gotten a lot harsher: In New York State, for example, all first-time felons were formerly eligible for parole after serving only one-third of their sentences, and even second-time felons, after serving half; today, violent felons are not eligible for parole at all in New York, and can receive at most about a 15% reduction of their time for good behavior. And no one sentenced to federal prison can be paroled, even if the crime was not violent.
I guess I'm referring more to Canada, but I hear about certain states having legal systems that one could laugh at. I know things are harsh in NY and Cali as well.
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