The 28-year-old Expendables star was originally arrested last month (Jul15) for assault with a deadly weapon following a fight at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, California.

Initial reports suggested the fighter kicked the unnamed man during an altercation, but the Los Angeles County District Attorney declined to press felony charges and handed the case to the Pasadena City Prosecutor, who has decided to move forward with misdemeanour charges, according to

Ortiz faces up to a year in jail for each charge if convicted.

His arraignment hearing is scheduled for next week (beg31Aug15).