Coach of fallen MMA fighter arrested on drug charges

By: Staff Email
By: Staff Email
Christopher Hauser (WRDW-TV)

Christopher Hauser (WRDW-TV)

Tuesday, Aug. 21, 2012

AUGUSTA, Ga. -- The coach of Tyrone "Teestea" Mims has been arrested for drug trafficking.

Christopher Hauser is charged with two counts of felony selling marijuana and two counts of use of communication device for felony.

Hauser was booked into the Richmond County Jail on Tuesday.

He is a coach at the Augusta Fight Club and spoke to News 12 about his work with Mims, who died a little bit over a week ago.

Mims had only been with the Augusta Fight Club for three months before dying during his first sanctioned fight in Charleston. Mims' funeral was on Tuesday.

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