Well, he was sentenced back in May, so it shouldn’t be surprising that when the punishment came out that it would be a lengthy one. Former UFC fighter Paul “Tellys” Kelly was sentenced for drug trafficking and given THIRTEEN YEARS in prison as a punishment, which definitely spells the end of his UFC career.
It isn’t hard to imagine a guy whose nickname was given to him because it looked like he was always carrying around televisions under his arms by his friends, a joke about him possibly stealing televisions, was involved in something criminal. If my friends gave me a nickname that involved theft I’m pretty sure I’d be running with a pretty weird crowd, but that’s just me.
He was the apparent brains behind a intricate trafficking network that involved heroin, marijuana and cocaine, which has been cited as him trying to keep up his lifestyle after making good money within the UFC.