An Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Hall of Famer says he is coming out of retirement to stop the spread "of the virus that's known as Tito Ortiz," something Stephan Bonnar claims is manifested by the Bad Boy of Huntington Beach's "boring fights for too many years." S to the NAP, girlfriend. Th ... More >>
See the update at the end of this post with "Mayhem" Miller apologizing on his website. ORIGINAL POST, AUG. 14, 12:33 P.M.: Former mixed martial arts fighter Jason "Mayhem" Miller is in trouble with the law again. The 32-year-old was picked up by Orange County sheriff's deputies over the weekend f ... More >>
Every Monday, adult superstart/OC girl Tasha Reign gives us her thought on life, sex, politics, and everything else in-between. For her inaugural column, Tasha weighs in on Measure B, an LA County initiative that passed in 2012 and now makes condom use mandatory on porn shoots. Enjoy!The Wrap on Wra ... More >>
I'm not sure what to make of the Surfin' Cowboy, which replaced Coconuts in Capistrano Beach. On the one hand, it's got a kind of schizophrenic theme (cowboys who surf?) and they're still shaking off the Affliction-shirted, vodka-Red Bull-drinking UFC wannabes who infested the location's previous it ... More >>
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.
The Rams are, of course, long gone and the Honda Center remains in need of an NBA team, but Orange County still has the Angels, Ducks, a whole bunch of mixed-martial arts fighters and assorted pro sports retirees who reside and/or hailed from here.Current and former pro athletes get into trouble som ... More >>
The Garden Grove restaurant has an overachieving, enthusiastically erratic menu that includes a killer spaghetti dish
If two crazy kids--an ex-MMA fighter and ex-porn star--can't make it, what chance is there for the rest of us? Yes, it's tissue time as the onoffonoffonoffonoffonoffonoff relationship between UFC Hall of Fame "Bad Boy of Huntington Beach" Tito Ortiz and his Club Jenna baby mama Jenna Jameson is off. ... More >>
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 >>
An 26-year-old actor-model who goes by "Ash" is due in federal court today for allegedly making an "Ass" of himself on a United Airlines flight from Chicago to John Wayne Airport.Arash Durrani is accused of pacing up and down the aisles for about the first 45 minutes of United Flight 473 on Tuesday, ... 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 >>
Jenna Jameson has been officially charged for her Seal Beach pole slamming incident, and in doing so reaches a level of media-headline frequency generally reserved for one of the mothers on The Real Housewives of Orange County--but not yet to level of the Octomom.For those un-hep to the pole slammin ... 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 >>
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 >>
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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 >>
This week's horrific show--which is composed to things said about and/or from Orange County on the Interwebs--takes a road trip. After the jump, you'll be treated to a freeway trickster, an Ultimate Fighter outta gas, a family that lives out of an RV (on purpose) and a surfing skier (and the read ... More >>
Crypt from the headlines, here are our annual 31 flavors of fiendishness
"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 >>
Rampage Jackson gays it up in The A Team movie.Two years after going on a . . . his nickname in the mean streets of Newport Beach (for which he got probation) . . . Quinton "Rampage" Jackson is soooo hot right now. Our 2007 cover boy just lost his UFC 114 bout in unspectacular fashion to Rashad E ... 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 >>
Since Monday's arrest of MMA fighter Tito Ortiz, back and forth allegations from "the Bad Boy of Huntington Beach" --popped for felony domestic violence--and Jenna Jameson had been flying like scissor kicks.He threw his former porn star baby momma down into a bathtub, claimed she.She is addicted ... 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.
Keith MayNewport Beach Zombie Pub CrawlOkay, so a whooooole lot of things happened this weekend. Like a lot. First up was the Zombie Pub Crawl in Newport Beach, where tons of fabulous zombies dragged themselves to Newps for the first ever undead pub crawl. Sponsored by LocalHipster.com, the all-d ... More >>
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
It was Oliver Wendell Holmes who opined that a new truth is better than an old celebrity-tinged news item, or at least he would have opined that had he lived in our celeb-obsessed times. So it is in that spirit these 15 Orange County brushes with famous folks in '08 are unveiled. 1) Newpo ... More >>
UFC Book Signing
UFC fight featuring Koscheck vs. Yoshida, 9 p.m.Who doesn't love a good fight?Chronic Cantina, 1870 Harbor Blvd., Costa Mesa, CA 80's Wednesdays, 5 p.m.Blonde, Sex Pistols and Prince... Who could ask for anything more?Mozambique, 1740 S. Pacific Coast Hwy., Laguna Beach, CA; 949-715-7100 ... 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 >>
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In addition to the Beowulf , more 3-D stuff was demo'ed. Oops, I mean "stereoscopic." That's the term the owners of the Real-D company prefer to "3-D." The CEO and president were there. I didn't bother to take down their names because I doubt you care. Anyway, this is the new 3-D system that was u ... More >>