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Rugby league bad boy Jack Wighton violently assaults a fan who tried to shake his hand

Rugby league star Jack Wighton has been caught on video viciously assaulting people in the street during a drunken night out.

Wighton, a 25-year-old father-of-two, was given a two-month suspended jail sentence and fined $3500 on Wednesday for the late-night rampage which took place while he was out celebrating his birthday in February.

The Canberra Raiders fullback punched, headbutted and shoved complete strangers in the unprovoked attacks, including a fan who was trying to shake his hand.

Bleeding and with his pants soaked in urine, Wighton was seen stumbling outside Academy nightclub in Canberra’s central city while assaulting five men in three separate incidents.

Rugby league star Jack Wighton (pictured with girlfriend Monisha Lew-Fatt) has been caught on video viciously assaulting people in the street during a drunken night out

Wighton, a 25-year-old father-of-two, was given a two-month suspended jail sentence and fined $3500 on Wednesday for the late-night rampage

Wighton, a 25-year-old father-of-two, was given a two-month suspended jail sentence and fined $3500 on Wednesday for the late-night rampage

One of the blows delivered by Wighton was so hard it sent the victim’s head slamming into a glass shopfront.

Wighton shoved and punched a man who recognised him, before urinating on the road.

The player then aggressively approached a group of three men, punching and headbutting them.

Wighton told police he woke up with a ‘shiner’ – a black eye – the day afterwards, and did not remember the events of the night before.

He pleaded guilty to two charges of assault occasioning bodily harm, three counts of common assault and one charge of public urination.

‘Everywhere I go now, I’m not known for being the nice guy or a good footy player,’ Wighton told the court, Sporting News reported.

Bleeding and with his pants soaked in urine, Wighton was seen stumbling outside Academy nightclub in Canberra's central city while assaulting five men in three separate incidents

Bleeding and with his pants soaked in urine, Wighton was seen stumbling outside Academy nightclub in Canberra’s central city while assaulting five men in three separate incidents

‘Now, everyone is riding me about the whole situation.’

Wighton was sentenced at Galambany Circle Sentencing Court – a specialist Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander court.

Wighton was also given a 10-match ban by the NRL and fined $30,000. 

Wighton (pictured) told police he woke up with a 'shiner' - a black eye - the day afterwards, and did not remember the events of the night before

Wighton (pictured) told police he woke up with a ‘shiner’ – a black eye – the day afterwards, and did not remember the events of the night before

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