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Attacker jailed for 11 years posts selfies from cell

A thug jailed for 11 years after trying to hack a man's hand off with a machete has been brazenly using Facebook and posting selfies from his prison cell.

Martin Grant pleaded guilty to grievous bodily harm at Bristol Crown Court in May this year, following the attack in August 2016. 

But since being sent to jail, the 27-year-old has boasted about watching the Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor boxing match and dared a Vodafone worker to come into his cell.

Martin Grant has posted numerous smiling selfies and pictures of his bulging muscles on Facebook

Martin Grant has posted numerous smiling selfies and pictures of his bulging muscles on Facebook

Grant was jailed for 11 years after pleading guilty to grievous bodily harm at Bristol Crown Court in May this year, following the attack in August 2016

Grant was jailed for 11 years after pleading guilty to grievous bodily harm at Bristol Crown Court in May this year, following the attack in August 2016

Grant has posted numerous smiling selfies and pictures of his bulging muscles on Facebook.

He even asked his 373 Facebook friends how he could watch the Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor box match from his phone on August 26.

Grant later responded to one, writing: 'I'm watchen it bro (sic).'

He also posted a row he had with Vodafone customer care while trying to top up his phone credit.

He said he complained to them the network was down, before the staff member put the phone down on him.

Grant wrote in his post: 'Gets pure brave over the phone, get da t**t in here he be screaming like a rat!!? Lol.'

Grant, from Stockwood in Bristol, was jailed on May 29 for attacking Neil Winterson, 36, on August 28, 2016.

Grant attacked Neil Winterson, 36, with a machete, nearly hacking off his right hand

Grant attacked Neil Winterson, 36, with a machete, nearly hacking off his right hand

The court heard

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