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  • 2 years ago
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Being a legend in any sport means champions, future champions - or simply everyone to come after - are inspired by the legacy left behind. Such is the case for UFC Hall of Famer Tito Ortiz. On July 7, the 37-year-old retired after 15-years following a unanimous decision defeat in his UFC 148 trilogy bout with fellow former champ Forrest Griffin. Strikeforce lightweight champion Gilbert Melendez and Joseph Benavidez, who battles for the UFC's inaugural 125-pound belt on Sept. 22, are tw read news >>

  • a month ago
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UFC Hall of Famer Tito Ortiz claims the promotion’s light heavyweight division was made for him, so naturally, he’s never had a problem making the limit. But he sees a problem in the way others are trying to do the same.Filed under: Bellator, News, UFC read news >>

  • a month ago
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UFC Hall of Famer Tito Ortiz swears his upcoming grudge match with Stephan Bonnar is unlike any other he's encountered in his 29-fight career due to the utter disdain he has for The American Psycho. In a brief video interview with MMA Junkie, the self-proclaimed People's Champion slammed Bonnar, a fellow UFC Hall of Famer, saying he's done nothing for the sport of mixed martial arts: “I take it very personally, and I can’t just let it slide by. This guy wants to come out of retirement and fight read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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Newly signed Bellator fighter and UFC Hall of Famer Stephan Bonnar stopped by the Inside MMA studio for a lively interview, where the hot topic immediately turned to Tito Ortiz. read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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"The American Psycho" is coming out of retirement and joining Bellator, where he has his sights set on fighting Tito Ortiz. You wouldn't think that this is a real MMA story in 2014, but it is indeed true. As of today, Stephan Bonnar is out of retirement, back in the fight game, but with Bellator. "The American Psycho", who has not fought since a short-notice TKO loss to Anderson Silva in October 2012, was announced as the promotion's newest signing. In the official press release, Bonnar (15-8) c read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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Bellator MMA on Wednesday announced that it has signed Stephan Bonnar, who follows fellow UFC Hall of Famer Tito Ortiz. Is a fight between the two on the horizon? read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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NEW YORK -- UFC Hall of Famer and currently Bellator light heavyweight Tito Ortiz talks about his win over Alexander Shlemenko at Bellator 120, why that win was not as satisfying as his victory over Ryan Bader, working with Scott Coker, no longer feuding with UFC President Dana White and why he believes Bellator can be bigger than Strikeforce was during its heyday. read news >>

  • 6 months ago
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UFC Hall of Famer Tito Ortiz asked to be removed from the Hall of Fame "list" after his quick submission win over Alexander Shlemenko at Bellator 120 last week and, not surprisingly, his old boss isn't amused. UFC President Dana White was rather blunt when asked by MMA Fighting what he thought about Ortiz's post-fight antics. ""Who gives a s--- what Tito wants?" White said. "Does anybody really give a s--- what Tito wants? ... Good for Tito," White said about Ortiz's latest win. "Let him stay ov read news >>

  • 7 months ago
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MEMPHIS – While he’s a UFC Hall of Famer and one of the biggest superstars in the history of the sport, Tito Ortiz is now a massive underdog against a man 20 pounds smaller. “The Huntington Beach Bad Boy” insists critics mean little.Filed (...) read news >>

  • 7 months ago
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Luke Thomas talks to UFC Hall of Famer Tito Ortiz in advance of his Bellator 120 PPV bout against Alexander Shlemenko. read news >>

  • 7 months ago
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MEMPHIS -- UFC Hall of Famer and Bellator light heavyweight Tito Ortiz spoke to MMA Fighting at Thursday's Bellator 120 pre-fight workout. Ortiz discussed all of his injuries over the course of his career, facing Alexander Shlemenko, his ability to withstand body shots, fans' views about him and much more. read news >>

  • 8 months ago
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When Bellator MMA Middelweight Champion Alexander Shlemenko challenged UFC Hall of Famer and ex-UFC Light Heavyweight Champion Tito Ortiz through youtube and asked Bellator CEO Bjorn Rebney to make it happen, many of us thought it was unreal, at Bellator 116 in Temecula, California "The Storm" and "The Huntington Beach Bad Boy" met face to face.
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  • 8 months ago
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Bellator MMA Middelweight Champion Alexander Shlemenko challenges UFC Hall of Famer Tito Ortiz through youtube and asks Bellator CEO Bjorn Rebney to make it happen. "The Storm" said he is ready to go up to light heavyweights to meet "The Huntington Beach Bad Boy" and he also promised to make a good fight.
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  • 9 months ago
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The UFC Hall of Famer says he's recovered from the neck fracture that forced the cancellation of a Bellator pay-per-view fight between himself and Rampage Jackson. Last fall, Bellator FC had to made some serious adjustments, cancelling their Bellator 106 PPV debut on a few day's notice, when Tito Ortiz fractured his neck in training and had to pull out of a planned bout with Quinton "Rampage" Jackson. The rest of the card was moved to Spike TV. Now Tito tells MMA Weekly that he's recovered and r read news >>

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