In response to the Quad Cities Instances UFC Corridor of Famer Pat Miletich was arrested by police in Moline, Illinois below suspicion of driving whereas intoxicated. He was then booked into the Rock Island County Jail and charged with one rely of DWI.

Miletich, 54, was pulled over round 12:30 a.m. on Monday on the 4300 block of River Drive. It isn’t identified if Miletich failed a breathalyzer check.

In Illinois an individual will be charged with DWI no matter their blood alcohol content material. Any quantity of alcohol judged to impair an individual’s capacity to drive can result in a cost of DWI.

Early final 12 months Miletich plead responsible to a separate cost of working a automobile whereas intoxicated. That offense occurred in Miletich’s house metropolis of Bettendorf, Iowa. After pleading responsible Miletich was sentenced to 1 12 months of unsupervised probation. His interval of probation was discharged in July, 2019 after Miletich accomplished an in-home detention and 12-hour course on drink driving.

Miletich was the primary welterweight champion in UFC historical past. He earned that honour at UFC Brazil in October, 1998 when he defeated Mikey Burnett. He would defend his title on 4 events (versus Jorge Patino, Andre Pederneiras, John Alessio and Kenichi Yamamoto). After dropping his title to Carlos Newton in 2001, Miletich fought 4 extra instances earlier than calling it a profession. His professional report stands at 29-7-2.

As a coach Miletich skilled UFC champions Matt Hughes, Tim Sylvia, Jens Pulver and Robbie Lawler.

Miletich is presently scheduled to face former IBF middleweight and WBA tremendous middleweight champion boxer Michael Nunn, 57, in a kickboxing bout. Miletich vs. Nunn is deliberate to happen on July 18 on the Mississippi Valley Fairgrounds in Davenport, Iowa.