Maybe it was just the rest of us who were distracted.
Clearly, Jordan Mein was in an unenviable spot Saturday night, fighting Mike Pyle at UFC Fight Night 49 just a day after his father was arrested on sexual battery charges, accused of assaulting a housekeeper at the event’s host hotel in Tulsa, Oklahoma, according to Ariel Helwani of MMAFighting. The 24-year-old Mein blitzed through the ensuing media storm, decimating Pyle with a barrage of strikes just one minute, 12 seconds into their co-mai read news >>
Jordan Mein, understandably, didn't want to talk much about the turmoil that went down in his family in the hours leading up to UFC Fight Night 49.
The welterweight contender from Canada saw his father and cornerman, James Lee Mein, arrested and charged with sexual battery before Friday's weigh-ins in Tulsa. He was released on bond on Saturday morning.
Jordan Mein was asked at the post-fight press conference if the distractions affected his preparation for his co-main event bout with Mike Pyle.
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Jordan Mein overcame the distraction of his father being arrested on Friday to knock Mike Pyle out in the UFC Fight Night 49 co-main event in Tulsa on Saturday. read news >>
The father of UFC Tulsa co-main event fighter Jordan Mein has been banned from Saturday night's event following his arrest on allegations of sexual battery at the promotion's host hotel. read news >>
TULSA – Following his arrest in Tulsa on Friday night, the father of UFC Fight Night 49 co-main event fighter Jordan Mein has been barred from attending his son’s fight.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>
Lee Mein, father of UFC fighter Jordan Mein, who is scheduled to fight Mike Pyle Saturday night in the co-main event of UFC Fight Night 49 in Tulsa, Okla., was arrested on a charge of sexual battery, according to a police report. James Lee Mein, 47, who is in Tulsa to corner his son, was arrested just prior to the UFN 49 weigh-ins on Friday. According to the police report, he was released early Saturday morning on a $2,000 surety bond. Mein is expected to appear in court on Aug. 29. The news was read news >>
UFC Fight Night 49 fighter Jordan Mein was handed an unwanted distraction on Friday, as his father and cornerman, James Lee Mein, was arrested on a charge of sexual battery prior to the weigh-ins in Tulsa, Okla., and carted off to jail. read news >>
James Lee Mein, the father and cornerman of UFC welterweight Jordan Mein, was arrested last night at the UFC Fight Night Tulsa weigh-ins for sexual battery. The weigh-ins for UFC Fight Night: Henderson vs. dos Anjos deviated from the norm a little bit when Tulsa, Oklahoma authorities arrested one of the cornermen. James Lee Mein, 47, was taken on a warrant for sexual battery according to Tulsa Voice reporter Beau Taylor's twitter.
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UFC Fight Night 49 just took a turn for the bizarre as James Lee Mein, the father of co-main event fighter, Jordan Mein, was arrested at the weigh-in event for sexual battery.
This can't be good for one's mental toughness the night before a fight.
Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Welterweight Jordan Mein will step into the Octagon later tonight (Sat., Aug. 23, 2014) having to deal with the arrest of his father, James Lee Mein, weighing on his mind.
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Because "he can get better with help."
Authorities called it "the worst case of domestic abuse they've ever seen."
But Josh Grispi's wife, Kaitlyn Grispi, doesn't understand what all the hullabaloo is about. Sure, "The Fluke" beat the stuffing out of her, then turned the family pitbull against her, but he's not the wife-beating creep the media is making him out to be.
That's according to her comments to Middleborough's Wicked Local: "My husband's a great father and my kids miss him so much. It's read news >>
42-year-old Cung Le had one suitcase and a week to escape Vietnam before the fall of Saigon, and had to do so without the help of a father figure. That's one of the many experiences that helped shape the former Strikeforce middleweight champion into the man -- and fighter -- he is today. Le will return to the cage against Michael Bisping at UFC Fight Night 48 (more on that here) and with a win, could find himself in the 185-pound title hunt. To see who else is fighting at the promotion's Macau c read news >>