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‘Mayhem’ Miller Arrested for Alleged Assault on Officer

Jason "Mayhem" Miller
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Former Strikeforce title contender and two-time UFC fighter Jason “Mayhem” Miller was arrested early Friday after allegedly assaulting an officer outside his California home near Orange County, NBC Los Angeles reports (h/t MMAFighting).

Orange County Sheriff’s Department officials were called early Friday after receiving a call about a woman screaming inside of Miller’s home. Officers claim Miller was being violent, threatening them with a ceramic tile, a fire extinguisher and a metal pole for about eight minutes before the former MMA fighter was subdued with a taser and taken into custody.

There were two women inside the home when officers arrived, but neither were willing to cooperate.

His bail has been set at $50,000 and he will appear in court on Monday.

This is only the latest of several arrests since “Mayhem’s” retirement from mixed martial arts in 2012. He was most recently arrested after a nightclub brawl in Laguna Beach.

Prior to that, Miller was arrested in 2014 after a four-hour standoff with officers outside his home. He’d barricaded himself to prevent officers from serving him a bench warrant for his arrest on previous domestic violence claims 2013. He was also arrested in 2012 for being nude inside of a California church.

Miller last stepped inside the MMA cage in 2012, dropping a three-round unanimous decision to C.B. Dolloway. It was his second straight loss, the first of which came five months prior against rival Michael Bisping. He dropped the bout to Bisping in a one-sided affair that ended in a third-round TKO. He was released from the UFC shortly after the bout with Dolloway.

 

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