Quinton "Rampage" Jackson of Irvine reportedly claims he'll never fight in Ultimate Fight Championship bouts again, blaming it not on his loss in Saturday's UFC on Fox 6 but mistreatment by Dana White.No sweat, counters the UFC chief, who says he doesn't want Jackson back anyway.
To look at Tito Ortiz now, you'd assume he bullied his share of classmates at Huntington Beach High School.But the retired UFC champion, MMA Hall of Famer and "Bad Boy of Huntington Beach" is coming back to his alma mater to advocate the exact opposite, speaking on behalf of a national anti-bullying ... More >>
Jason "Mayhem" Miller is facing misdemeanor vandalism charges for the mixed martial arts warrior-turned-commentator and Twitter warrior's alleged naked romp through Mission Hills Church near his Mission Viejo home.The 31-year-old is due in court on Nov. 21 to answer to charges he caused $400 in dama ... More >>
Jacob Christopher Ortiz has criticized the Ultimate Fighting Championship for underpaying its talent and UFC president Dana White for wanting to promote himself over fighters.So what better man is there than the retired UFC Hall of Famer--better known as Tito Ortiz or "The Bad Boy of Huntington Beac ... More >>
Are octagon-shaped jail cells in Orange County's future?It's worth asking as the local crime wave tied to mixed martial arts (MMA) fighters continues with Ian "Uncle Creepy" McCall's recent arrest in Irvine for outstanding warrants.
See update at the end of this post about the Twitter war Jason Miller and UFC president Dana White engaged in two days before the arrest of "Mayhem."Oh, how the mighty have fallen. Jason "Mayhem" Miller, 31, of Mission Viejo once had a promising career fighting with UFC, Strikeforce and WFA, but aft ... More >>
The "Bad Boy of Huntington Beach" will be inducted into the Ultimate Fighting Championship Hall of Fame on July 6, according to UFC president Dana White.Win or lose, after Tito Ortiz's UFC 148 fight the next night in Las Vegas, he is retiring from the octagon.But if opponent Forrest Griffin loses, h ... More >>
UPDATE, MARCH 12, 3:21 P.M.: As promised, the trailer for the upcoming documentary on Charles "Mask" Lewis, the late Huntington Beach co-founder of the TapouT MMA clothing brand, was released Sunday.Check after the jump to get a peek.
Move over, "Huntington Beach Bad Boy." It's "The People's Champ."That's the new nickname the UFC's Tito Ortiz says he now prefers over his old one.
"I needz driving lessons!"The grill of Tito Ortiz's white Rolls-Royce Phantom has a slight resemblance to the UFC fighter's face after recent losing bouts. The "Huntington Beach Bad Boy" got himself and his $300,000-plus Rolls into a three-car fender-bender in Costa Mesa on Sunday afternoon, acco ... More >>
OrtizTito Ortiz won more than the fight, renewed respect and career breathing room with his stunning UFC 132 victory Saturday night at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas.The "Huntington Beach Bad Boy" also took home at least $525,000, according to the Nevada State Athletic Commission.By cont ... More >>
Tito Ortiz last week launched part one of a three-part blog for ESPN "in his own words." The theme of his debut post is, despite all the talk that "the Huntington Beach Bad Boy" is washed up, he's still competing with the best opponents the UFC can throw at him.Next will be Ryan Bader at UFC 132 ... More >>
It is perhaps a reflection of their rocky relationship that the least strange news to come out of Camp Tito Ortiz-Jenna Jameson recently is that the former porn queen and "Huntington Beach Bad Boy" have split up again.With that out of the way, we are free to focus on the alleged murder plot maste ... More >>
Was a custom helmet necessary for Ortiz's giant dome?Tito Ortiz can't do much right, these days. In the Octagon, he's a shadow of the championship-caliber fighter he once was. He can't keep the problems of his marriage to adult entertainment legend Jenna Jameson out of the public eye (the pair ha ... More >>
The Newport Beach Film Festival, which runs April 28 to May 5, is again seeking "enthusiastic film lovers to volunteer." Warm bodies are needed for guest relations, merchandise sales, theater ushering, office reception, and gala and special-events staffing for the 12th annual event.Three- to fo ... More >>
UPDATE, FEB. 21, 1:42 P.M.: A concussion and gash suffered in a head bump with his training partner has forced Jesse Ortiz off the UFC Fight Night 24 card."The Huntington Beach Bad Boy" had been scheduled to fight Antonio Rogerio Nogueira on March 26 in Seattle. Phil Davis will step in for Ortiz ... More >>
Poor Tito Ortiz.The "Huntington Beach Bad Boy" does not even fight Antonio Rogerio Nogueira until March 26, but an army of UFC pundits have predicted an Ortiz loss ever since the "UFC Fight Night Live" card was announced. And when UFC President Dana White is not spouting off about women never fig ... More >>
No sport in the past half-century has grabbed public attention as quickly and intensely as mixed-martial arts. And Dana White and his league, the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC), have been at the forefront from the beginning. Fight after fight, the pay-per-view dollars come pouring in, and s ... More >>
"Huntington Beach Bad Boy" Tito Ortiz was looking for respect with this past weekend's light heavyweight bout against his former charge Matt "The Hammer" Hamill.But after suffering a tough loss at UFC 121 in Anaheim, MMA pioneer Ortiz is now hearing talk that he's done--and he's talking himself ... More >>
Listen, maggots: Don't go thinking Lords of SoCal 1 at the Bren Events Center on the campus of UC Irvine tonight is just another mixed-martial arts bone crush."Spurred by a vision of SoCal as the birthplace of American MMA, Lords of Combat is poised to build SoCal's MMA nerve center," proclaims t ... More >>
"Rampage Jackson is an Orange County 'HOUSE WIFE'. I'm from the streets champ, I mean chump!!! Lose lips sink ships....... #checkyaself 10:01 AM Aug 4th via web." That was a tweet rapper Game directed at Irvine Ultimate Fighting Championship brawler and Orange County roa ... More >>
Here, local brawler Quinton "Rampage" Jackson talks about his movie acting experience in Vancouver on The A-Team being "kind of gay," comparing the western Canadian metropolis to rainbow flag-flying San Francisco and intimating the time he spent in the Great White North made him "soft" leading in ... More >>
The referee in the bout between Mixed Martial Arts fighter Tito Ortiz and former porn star Jenna Jameson has declared a draw.In other words, the Orange County District Attorney's Office will not charge the "Bad Boy of Huntington Beach" with domestic violence in connection with last month's smackd ... More >>
Mixed martial arts fighter Tito Ortiz, the so-called "Bad Boy of Huntington Beach," has reportedly been arrested on suspicion of felony domestic violence for roughing up the mother of his twin sons, former porn star Jenna Jameson.
TMZ is reporting that former UFC fighter Kimo Leopoldo was arrested this afternoon in Tustin after police discovered a "small amount of what is believed to be meth" in his car.What's interesting is what led them to search his car in the first place: He was dressed in a Long Beach police jumpsuit. H ... More >>
Affliction: Day of Reckoning
The LA Times, industry publications the Wrestling Observer and Sherdog and plenty of other sources report that autopsy results are leading authorities to believe that the deaths of an Orange County professional mixed martial arts fighter and his wife were exactly what they appeared to be when news b ... More >>
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Orange County prosecutors today charged professional fighter Quinton "Rampage" Jackson, the subject of a 2007 OC Weekly cover story, with two felonies and three misdemeanors for a wild July 15 incident in Costa Mesa. According to Farrah Emami, spokesperson for the district attorney's office, the mi ... More >>
New York Post Page 6 columnist Richard Johnson reports today that retired porn star Jenna Jameson is having “Huntington Beach Bad Boy” Tito Ortiz's love child. Well, at least we think it's Tito's. Pity the fool who is the father if it is not. By the by, our image of Ortiz was shot by former W ... More >>
. . . rampage. Of course he does. In what assorted Internet pundits are already calling the stupidest hit-and-run ever, Ultimate Fighting Championship superstar (and Irvine resident) Quinton "Rampage" Jackson, who was the subject of this 2007 Weekly cover story, was arrested yesterday in Balboa aft ... More >>
According to an official inside the team-based mixed martial arts league known as the International Fight League, we will not have an Orange County team this year. Last year, our local team-- the Southern California Condors--was coached by Brazilian MMA legend Laguna Niguel-based Marco "King of th ... More >>
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After this weekend, Irvine’s Quinton ‘Rampage’ Jackson just might make mixed martial arts everyone’s favorite spectator sport
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