UFC Hall-of-Famer Pat Miletich lost his commentary job with Legacy Fighting Alliance for being present during the Capitol Hill attack. The riot happened on Jan. 6 when supporters of President Trump stormed the Capitol Building, leaving five people dead.
- The 54-year-old Miletich revealed the news of his firing in an Instagram video which he eventually deleted. He also affirmed that neither he nor his companions were involved in any violence.
- According to Miletich, the LFA was "getting a lot of pressure" from people to get him fired. Despite losing his job, he says he understands the company's position.
- The LFA released a statement through company president Ed Soares, confirming that the MMA legend won't be part of the LFA 97 event on Friday. However, Soares also clarified that they have yet to make a final decision regarding Miletich's job.
- As a fighter, Miletich is one of the sport's pioneers. He was the UFC's first-ever welterweight champion in 1998, and UFC 16's welterweight tournament winner. He is also a renowned trainer and founder of his very own Miletich Fighting Systems.