UFC veteran Tony Ferguson was arrested on suspicion of driving below the affect early Sunday after his truck struck different automobiles and rolled over in Hollywood, police stated.
Ferguson, a former interim light-weight champion for the Final Preventing Champtionship, was driving south on Wilcox Avenue round 1:47 a.m. when his Silverado hit at the least two different automobiles and flipped over close to Sundown Boulevard, the Los Angeles Police Division stated.
Ferguson had passengers with him, however no accidents had been reported, LAPD Officer Norma Eisenman stated.
She stated Ferguson allegedly refused to take a breathalyzer check on the scene and was later arrested on suspicion of drunk driving.
The UFC fighter spent a part of his childhood in Oxnard earlier than shifting to Michigan, the place he labored together with his stepfather renovating houses for the household’s contractor enterprise. An all-around athlete, Ferguson was an elite highschool wrestler and likewise performed baseball and soccer. He returned to Southern California in 2008 to coach in martial arts.
He has stated these life experiences contributed to his success as a fighter.
“You already know what it was that I took from all that? Not quitting,” Ferguson advised the Los Angeles Instances in 2017. “I discovered the way to finesse. Finesse is catching the baseball on the sting of your glove once you’re turning two, making the one-handed grabs and shoestring tackles by operating throughout the sector in soccer. And finesse is what I convey to preventing.”