UFC flyweight Ian McCall has been released from the Orange County Central Men’s Jail after spending more than two weeks in custody.

McCall was arrested on Aug. 14 in Irvine, Calif., in relation to a June charge of driving with a suspended license. McCall was sentenced to one year of probation and $300 in fines after pleading guilty to the charge on Aug. 21, according to the Superior Court of California County of Orange website.

Known as “Uncle Creepy,” McCall first introduced himself to a national audience as a bantamweight in the WEC, going 1-2 in the organization before receiving his release in early 2009. After spending nearly two years on the sideline during which he battled drug addiction, McCall returned to competition in 2010 and soon made the cut to 125 pounds, where he found success competing for Tachi Palace Fights and, more recently, the UFC.

McCall was last seen squaring off with Demetrious Johnson in the semifinals of the UFC’s inaugural flyweight title tournament, fighting “Mighty Mouse” to a majority draw in their first encounter before dropping a unanimous nod to Johnson in the June 8 rematch. The 28-year-old was expected to return to action on Aug. 4 to face John Moraga, but McCall was forced to withdraw from that UFC on Fox 4 booking due to injury.

view original article >>
Report here if this news is invalid.

Related News

Nick Diaz's attorney to appeal 5 year ban issued by 'kangaroo court' NAC

  • 23 days ago

The attorney for suspended UFC star Nick Diaz says he plans to appeal the effectively career-ending ban issued by the Nevada Athletic Commission for violating their marijuana use policy. One of the t read news >>

Fighters React to Nick Diaz’ Five-Year Suspension Via Twitter

  • 23 days ago

Fighters took to Twitter to react to Nick Diaz being suspended for five years and given a hefty fine by the Nevada Athletic Commission on Monday for testing positive to marijuana. read news >>

Nick Diaz suspended 5 years for marijuana use at UFC 183

  • 23 days ago

Nick Diaz was handed a harsh punishment by the Nevada State Athletic Commission in today's hearing. Bloody Elbow has the full coverage of Diaz's suspension. In a lengthy NAC hearing that spanned over read news >>

MMA community reacts to Nick Diaz's NSAC hearing, five-year suspension

  • 23 days ago

Nick Diaz received a five-year suspended and $165,000 fine for failed drug tests around his UFC 183 bout with Anderson Silva. The outrage to Diaz’s punishment was united throughout the MMA community. read news >>

Nick Diaz Suspended 5 Years for Failed Drug Tests: Latest Details and Reaction

  • 23 days ago

UFC fighter Nick Diaz has been fined $165,000 and suspended for five years by the Nevada State Athletic Commission because of multiple failed drug tests. USA Today's John Morgan reported the news Mon read news >>

Open Letter to the NSAC concerning the hearing of Nick Diaz

  • 23 days ago

Connor Ruebusch of Bloody Elbow pens an open letter to the heads of the Commission that suspended UFC fighter Nick Diaz for a failed test for marijuana. To Whom It May Concern, I followed Nick Diaz's read news >>

Nick Diaz suspended five years for failed UFC 183 drug test

  • 23 days ago

In a shocking decision, the Nevada Athletic Commission voted Monday to place Nick Diaz on a five-year suspension for a failed UFC 183 drug test for marijuana metabolites. The verdict was passed unani read news >>

Nick Diaz fined $165,000, suspended five years by NSAC for UFC 183 positive drug test

  • 23 days ago

Team Diaz, however, is likely to appeal. Might wanna pump the brakes on that Anderson Silva rematch. Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC) summoned Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) welterweight read news >>

Diaz suspended 5 years for marijuana use at UFC 183

  • 23 days ago

The NAC hands Nick Diaz a suspension of 5 years as well as 33% of his $500,000 purse, in a heated disciplinary meeting. In a lengthy NAC hearing that spanned over three hours, Nick Diaz was handed a read news >>

Video: UFC 192 promo released for 'Cormier Vs. Gustafsson' event on October 3

  • 24 days ago

We're a few weeks away from UFC 192, which will feature a Light Heavyweight title fight between division king Daniel Cormier taking on the much larger Alexander Gustafsson, inside The Toyota Center o read news >>