Last month, we published "Dwyane's Disaster," an exposé of Dwyane Wade's business partner Baron Richard von Houtman, who's now embroiled in lawsuits with the Heat superstar. We've since received a few letters from readers claiming to have had dealings with the baron. None of them have been particularly nice.
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The most entertaining account we've gotten so far comes from Reed Wallace, the South Florida Mixed Martial Arts manager. He fumes:
The guy met with me 5 times and told me he was going to invest in my MMA events and simply wasted my time. My last meeting with him and his girlfriend I told him he was a punk and a liar! Actually used worse words... He really pissed me off and wasted my time with his lies. I was told later by someone that introduced me to him that it really pissed him off that I belittled him in front of his girl. I did that on purpose. Now that I read your articles on him and see that he was violently beating and hurting his wives, girlfriends, etc. I'm sorry I didn't kick his ass! He's a true punk.
Unfortunately, Reed didn't return our calls so how exactly the Baron wasted his time will forever be a mystery. We would've loved to see that throw-down, though.