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Tito Ortiz gets probation in DUI case 0

Tito Ortiz at the premiere of "300: Rise Of An Empire" at TCL Chinese Theatre in Los Angeles, California, United States on March 5, 2014. (Brian To/WENN.com)

Tito Ortiz at the premiere of "300: Rise Of An Empire" at TCL Chinese Theatre in Los Angeles, California, United States on March 5, 2014. (Brian To/WENN.com)

Former UFC fighter Tito Ortiz has been placed on 36 months’ probation and ordered to enrol in an alcohol education program after pleading no contest to a DUI charge.

The MMA star was slapped with the count in January after he crashed his Porsche sports car on a Los Angeles freeway hours after he had been partying at the Playboy Mansion.

He initially insisted he was not guilty, but subsequently struck a no-jail plea deal with prosecutors and ended up pleading no contest to the charge.

In addition to his probation and alcohol awareness course, he must also pay a series of fines, according to TMZ.com.

 

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