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MMA fighter spends weekends as Omaha DJ

Updated: August 11, 2010, 4:06 PM ET
By Wendell Maxey

Ten years ago in Omaha, Houston Alexander worked road construction and began fighting mixed martial arts. Growing up entrenched in the city's hip-hop scene, Houston was a young graffiti artist and break dancer and later landed a job as a DJ at a local radio station.

He remembers his first show like it was yesterday. "I got shot the night before my show. It was after hours and I went to get a burger and someone slapped a friend of mine. I told the guy to sit down and words were ...

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