Ian McCall, UFC flyweight was arrested on Tuesday due to a June charge of driving with a suspended license. Jason House of Iridium Sports, McCall’s manager confirmed the arrest. The first to report McCall’s arrest was StuNewsLaguna.com with a report that stated that the fighter had been “arrested without incident for two Harbor Court warrants for possession of narcotic paraphernalia, possession of prescription medication without a valid prescription and driving on a suspended license.”
Jason House was quick to note that the charges listed on the report are inaccurate and the Superior Court of California County of Orange website confirms that McCall was only charged with driving with a suspended license. McCall was arrested by Laguna Beach Police but was moved to the Orange County Central Men’s Jail and entered a plea of not guilty on Thursday; this report was according to the Superior Court’s official website. McCall is scheduled to appear in court for a pre-trial hearing scheduled on September 13.
Ian “Uncle Creepy” McCall is 28 years old from Dana Point, California, USA. He is a flyweight with an 11 wins, 3 losses and 1 draw in his career. He fought Demetrious Jackson twice this year; the first was on UFC on FX 2 “Alves versus Kampmann” in March with a draw and his second was headliner at UFC on FX 3 in June where he suffered a defeat via unanimous decision. His latest win was against Darrell Montague at the TPF 10 Let the Chips Fall in August 2011 where he submitted Montague with a rear-naked choke at 2 minutes and 15 seconds of the third round. Before he joined UFC, he had four consecutive wins at the TPF and MEX Sports promotions; these gave him the courage to fight the pros at the UFC.
“Uncle Creepy” joined the UFC this spring after his amazing win at the Tachi Palace Fights and his match against Demetrious Jackson in FX 2 was his opening debut at the Octagon. Their match was a major crowd drawer causing the promotion to create a rematch three months later.
There are no reports on how McCall is doing in jail but hopefully he makes it till his scheduled court appearance in September. He is a proud and strong fighter who will surely win over this predicament considering he has fought several impressive fighters in his career.