All too often, consuming large quantities of alcohol and engaging in a fistfight go hand and hand. Of course, for both health and legal reasons, it's usually best to avoid barroom (or any other type of) brawls whenever possible. This is especially true when the other combatant happens to be a professional mixed martial artist.
However, over the years, there have been a number of bargoers, bouncers, and local drunks who decided to test themselves against some of the sport's biggest stars. As one might expect, tangling with a former or current UFC fighter is almost always a very bad idea.
That being said, these fights have made for some great (and occasionally disturbing) stories involving some of the biggest names in the sport.
Since many of these conflicts happened several years back, after an alcohol-fueled evening, some of the details are likely embellished, and there are sometimes conflicting accounts. Still, these now-infamous melees were at worst entertaining and, at best, serve as cautionary tales.
With that in mind, here are ten scraps involving UFC fighter that took place outside the Octagon.
From 1999-2003 Jacques performed on the Florida independent pro wrestling circuit. He also has an amateur wrestling background and currently holds a certification in Krav Maga. Jacques graduated from the University of Central Florida in 2003, with a bachelor's degree in Political Science. He currently resides in Chicago, Illinois. Follow him on twitter @goodeals79.