Ex-UFC’er Markham arrested

Former UFC competitor Rory Markham was arrested Saturday in

Chicago on charges of domestic battery and bodily harm

href="http://www2.cookcountysheriff.org/search2/details.asp?jailnumber=2013-1102105"

target="_blank">according to the Cook County Sheriff’s

Department records.

Markham, 31, who last competed at UFC 111, losing to Nate Diaz

by first-round TKO in the Stockton, California native’s first

bout during his brief run at welterweight, posted a 16-6 record

over his career, including a 1-2 mark inside the Octagon.

A fixture in the IFL and a former Miletich Martial Arts

representative was

href="http://www.mmafighting.com/2013/3/28/4158182/veteran-fighter-rory-markham-arrested-on-felony-assault-charge"

target="_blank">arrested in March on similar charges. He is

currently being held in Cook County Jail with bail set at $250,000,

and scheduled to appear in court Tuesday.