UFC Corridor of Famer Pat Miletich was arrested early June 29 by Moline Police in Illinois for driving beneath the affect.
Moline, Sick. police confirmed the arrest in an e-mail to MMA Preventing.
Based on police reviews as initially supplied to the Quad Metropolis Instances, Miletich was pulled over round 12:30 a.m. native time on Monday and he was booked into the Rock Island County Jail at 2:00 a.m. on prices of driving beneath the affect.
That is the second cost Miletich has confronted for driving whereas intoxicated up to now two years. In March 2019, the previous UFC champion plead responsible to a cost of working whereas intoxicated after he was initially arrested in Sept. 2018.
Miletich accomplished probation this previous July after he completed in residence detention in addition to a 12-hour course for drunk drivers.
The 52-year-old veteran is presently scheduled to make his return to motion on July 18 for a kickboxing match in opposition to famed boxer Michael Nunn. He final fought in combined martial arts in 2008 with a knockout win over Thomas Denny.
Miletich is nicely referred to as one of many pioneers of MMA after he first began competing in 1995. He ultimately went onto grow to be the primary ever UFC welterweight champion the place he defended the title 4 occasions earlier than falling to Carlos Newton.
He then transitioned into a job as a full-time coach the place Miletich constructed one of many first tremendous groups in MMA whereas working with a variety of UFC champions akin to Matt Hughes, Jens Pulver and Tim Sylvia.
Lately, Miletich has additionally been working as a colour commentator for quite a few combat promotions, together with the LFA.