Alleged mugger beat up after trying to rob Ultimate Fighter

December 6, 2011 3:19:27 AM PST
A felon is back in jail after allegedly trying to rob a man who told police he was an Ultimate Fighter trained in mixed martial arts.

Anthony Miranda, 24, has two black eyes and other facial bruises as a result of the ordeal.

Police say he pulled a gun on a motorist Friday night. During a scuffle, Miranda accidentally shot himself in the ankle and got roughed up by his would-be victim.

Miranda is charged with armed robbery and aggravated discharge of a firearm.

This story is from our sister station, WLS in Chicago.