"Getting arrested, going to jail, rehab ... dying from a drug overdose. Let's see, what else did I do? Crash a car or two. If I didn't have mixed martial arts, I'd probably still be in jail, or rehab or doing drugs. I've now become a husband and a father and that stuff has just added to the fire where now I can't screw up."
Mixed martial arts (MMA) has saved yet another soul, this time pulling Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Flyweight contender Ian McCall back from the brink of self destruction. "Uncle Creepy," who overcame substance abuse to evolve into one of the division's brightest stars, has a chance to parlay his good fortune into a 125-pound title shot against Joseph Benavidez. That's assuming he can overcome the mightiest of mouses, Demetrious Johnson, in tonight's UFC on FX 3 event from the BankAtlantic Center in Sunrise, Florida. Who thinks he gets it done?