Kasey Kahl Sentenced: 'Bachelorette' Contestant Avoids Jail Time For Bar Fight

03/30/2013 04:45 pm ET | Updated May 30, 2013

FRESNO, Calif. — Former "Bachelorette" contestant Kasey Kahl will avoid jail time after pleading no contest to battery stemming from a bar fight in California.

The Fresno Bee reports ( ) Kahl entered the plea Thursday to a felony count of battery causing bodily injury. An assault count was dismissed. http://bit.ly/11V25k4

The 30-year-old Clovis man was sentenced to 180 days of community service.

Kahl was accused of breaking a man's nose during a fight last year in Fresno. His attorney, Gerald Schwab, says his client acted in self-defense.

Kahl was a contestant on ABC reality TV show's "The Bachelorette" in 2010.

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Information from: The Fresno Bee, http://www.fresnobee.com

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