Andrew Tate's appeal against his detention has been rejected by a Romanian court.
The 36-year-old former kickboxer has been told by the court in Bucharest that he must remain in custody in Romania while an investigation continues into alleged organised crime.
After the ruling was announced, Eugen Vidineac - Tate's lawyer - told local media: "I am very disappointed – the measure seems excessive to me."
In December, the controversial influencer, his brother Tristan, and two Romanian female suspects were all arrested on suspicion of human trafficking, rape and forming an organised crime group.
They subsequently appealed against the seizure of belongings, as well as the prolongation of their arrest warrants.
However, after their appeal was rejected, police will continue to hold the suspects for their full 30-day period.
The suspects have previously denied any wrongdoing.
Meanwhile, Tate's lawyer has argued that there was "no evidence" to support the allegations made against him.
He also claimed that the defence didn't have the opportunity to study the prosecution’s case.
Speaking to the Romanian news outlet Gandul, Vidineac said: "I will point this out from the beginning, that even up to the present moment, the criminal investigation file has not been made available to us to ensure the effective defence of our clients."
He added that there was not "a single piece of evidence, apart from the victim’s statement, leading to the idea that a crime of rape was committed".
What's more, Vidineac suggested that the former sports star's social media persona wasn't reflective of his real-life self.
Tate - who has described himself as a misogynist - has actually been banned from various platforms over the years because of his offensive remarks.
But in a videotaped interview, Vidineac asked: "Can intent on social media stand as evidence in a criminal prosecution case?"