UFC star Tony Ferguson arrested after rollover crash in Los Angeles

Tony Ferguson, a former interim UFC light-weight champion, was arrested on a DUI cost early Sunday morning in Los Angeles following a rollover crash, police stated.

Police stated Ferguson allegedly struck two unoccupied vehicles in a crash round 1:45 a.m. within the Hollywood part of Los Angeles, in keeping with FOX 11. Police stated nobody was injured on account of the crash. 

Tony Ferguson punches Nate Diaz

Tony Ferguson punches Nate Diaz in a welterweight battle in the course of the UFC 279 occasion at T-Mobile Arena on Sept. 10, 2022, in Las Vegas. (Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC)

The 39-year-old is reportedly going through a DUI and probably different costs after he allegedly refused to take a area sobriety take a look at. A police spokeswoman informed MMA Junkie there have been two different folks within the truck when it overturned however they had been pulled out with out main accidents.

Ferguson’s administration workforce has not commented on the incident.


Tony Ferguson at the weigh-in

Tony Ferguson poses on the dimensions in the course of the UFC 279 official weigh-in at UFC APEX on Sept. 9, 2022, in Las Vegas. (Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC)

Ferguson joined UFC in 2011 after combating in a number of different promotions, together with PureCombat, National Fight Alliance and Total Fighting Alliance. At the peak of his profession in UFC, he gained 12 straight bouts from 2013 to 2019.

He gained the interim UFC Lightweight Championship in 2017 through submission towards Kevin Lee. His two-round win over Anthony Pettis at UFC 229 in 2018 was named the Fight of the Year. He would lose the interim championship to Justin Gaethje in 2020.

Tony Ferguson in 2022

Tony Ferguson speaks to the media on Sept. 9, 2022, on the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. (Amy Kaplan/Icon Sportswire through Getty Images)

Ferguson is on a five-fight shedding streak. He misplaced to Nate Diaz through submission at UFC 279 in 2022.

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