Jason ‘Mayhem’ Miller is a free man. The former MMA fighter has had a rough few years, accumulating a long list of charges due to various incidents with law enforcement. He was able to put one of those behind him when he was acquitted on felony domestic violence charges earlier this year, but nearly another dozen charges remained.
Today, he cleared all of that up.
According to an article in the Orange County Register, Mayhem reached a plea deal to plead guilty on a litany of charges including assaulting a police officer, battery, and resisting arrest. He was sentenced to 100 days in jail and three years probation, but as given double credit for the 50 days he had already served so he was free to go.
His lawyer gave a comment to the media regarding the case:
“The good news for Jason is that his life is back on track. He’s got his business back, and he’s traveling the world as a commentator.”
Mayhem himself also admitted to his own “stupidity”:
“I take responsibility for my stupidity,” he said. “You can’t rough up the police with no consequences.”
“I’ll serve my time with my head held high,” he said. “I’ll straighten up and fly right.”
Miller (28-10, 1 NC) attempted to return to MMA after a four-year layoff in 2016, but showed up for his fight in Italy 24 pounds overweight. He was given another opponent but was quickly submitted.