3/24 2:08 PM PT -- Court records, obtained by TMZ Sports, show Masvidal was charged with one felony count of aggravated battery with a mask and one felony count of criminal mischief on Thursday over his alleged attack on Covington.
The records show Masvidal pleaded not guilty to the charges. He's due back in court for a hearing on the matter on April 21.
3/24 6:10 AM PT -- 3/24 -- Masvidal bonded out of jail early Thursday morning ... and hid his face from cameras as he was whisked into a car near the station.
Jail records, obtained by TMZ Sports, show the 37-year-old UFC star was booked in Miami at 10:27 PM ET on Wednesday, where he posed for a mug shot.
The records show he was booked on two charges -- aggravated battery with a mask, and criminal mischief. His bond has been set at $15,000, the records show.
WPLG Local 10 News shot video of Masvidal as he entered the jail in cuffs. The footage shows he sprinted into the station without taking any questions from reporters.
As we previously reported, Masvidal has been accused of punching Covington twice as his UFC rival was leaving popular restaurant Papi Steak on Monday night.
In police documents, cops say Covington told them Masvidal hit him in the mouth and the eye -- causing him to fracture a tooth.
Cops also say Covington suffered an abrasion on his wrist and a damaged watch.
In video we obtained shortly after the alleged incident, Covington can be heard appearing to describe the attack, saying, "He's over here swinging, trying to come at me, and I ran ..."
Covington has yet to comment publicly on the incident.
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Originally Published -- 3/23 7:52 PM PT