Jason ‘Mayhem’ Miller is in a standoff with SWAT and is live-tweeting about it right now (updated)

Jason “Mayhem” Miller, MMA veteran and MTV’s “Bully Beatdown” host, has barricaded himself in his house and is in a standoff with SWAT. Not only that, but the 33-year-old UFC veteran is tweeting about the whole thing live. KTLA 5 reports: Police were called to the scene at the 26000 block of Avenida Calidad (map) … Read more

Southern California gets its first exclusively SoCal MMA promoter

Lords of Combat poised to build Southern California’s MMA nerve center by arranging fight cards with all SoCal fighters. Orange County is now home to Lords of Combat — the first exclusively Southern California (SoCal) MMA event promotion company dedicated to raising local talent. The SoCal MMA tradition began in 1978, when Rorion Gracie moved … Read more

UFC Cribs – Frank Fertitta edition

MMA and particularly the UFC is big business. Just as Frank J. Fertitta III, majority owner, along with brother Lorenzo, of the Ultimate Fighting Championship.

According to the OC Register, Fertitta recently purchased a 6,000-square-foot ocean front home at 106 Emerald Bay in Laguna Beach, Calif. for $28 million, making it the fifth-highest amount ever paid for an Orange County home.

Fertitta was able to get the house for $9 million less than what the owners were originally asking. The resedential property initially listed for $36.9 million back in December of 2008.

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Quinton Jackson pleads guilty

Quinton “Rampage” Jackson accepted a plea bargain Thursday morning in an Orange County courthouse in regards to a high speed chase that occurred this past summer.

Prior to accepting the plea bargain, Jackson had originally pleaded “Not Guilty” and had been facing four misdemeanors of hit and runs and reckless driving, as well as two felony counts for evading officers and evading while driving recklessly. The incident occurred on July 15th, 2008; ten days after losing his title to Forrest Griffin.

The Oragne County District Attorney’s office released a statement regarding Jackson’s plea.

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by:  Jack Bratcher I just spoke with Quinton Jackson’s brother today.  When I asked him what was going on and why Quinton didn’t stop for the police, he said, “Quinton seems to be under alot of stress right now, but we aren’t sure yet why he didn’t stop.”  He also told me that Quinton’s father … Read more