Archive: tito ortiz

Aug 28, 2013 1:55 pm

Cheick Kongo Signs With Bellator, Will Compete In Season 9 Heavyweight Tournament

Bellator has been trying their hardest to gather momentum in the mixed martial arts world. After announcing their plans to embark in the pay per view market, it was confirmed that Tito Ortiz and Rampage Jackson would headline the promotion’s first PPV card. Bellator officials dropped another major announcement today as they revealed Cheick Kongo...

Aug 26, 2013 12:24 pm

PHOTO | Rampage And Tito Get Interviewed By Snooki At The VMA’s

Two former UFC Champions, Rampage Jackson and Tito Ortiz are making the best out of being signed under the Viacom owned Bellator promotion. In the photo the two, who will be facing each other on November 2, are seen at the recent MTV Video Music Awards getting interviewed by pop-culture sensation Snooki, from The Jersey...

Aug 23, 2013 10:32 am

Bellator Boss Believes Rampage And Tito Belong On MMA’s Mt. Rushmore

You can’t deny the star power that Tito Ortiz and Rampage Jackson once had in the sport of Mixed Martial Arts. Their success in the UFC saw them both rise to the pinnacle of the sport and hold shiny gold belts under the most prominent promotional banner in the world. The two legends are now...

Aug 8, 2013 11:20 am

POLL: WILL YOU BUY ‘RAMPAGE VS. ORTIZ’ PPV FOR $40-$50?

Spike TV”s Bellator MMA promotion has recently announced their intentions to enter the risky world of pay-per-view broadcasts. First up on their list is a fight between two former UFC champions, Tito Ortiz and Rampage Jackson. Bellator CEO, Bjorn Rebney has promised multiple title fights on the card headlined by Ortiz and Jackson at a...

Aug 8, 2013 6:06 am

Bellator made Tito Ortiz an offer he ‘couldn’t refuse’

Last summer, Tito Ortiz (16-11-1 MMA) retired and was inducted into the UFC Hall of Fame. So, one of the big questions following Bellator’s recent pay-per-view announcement of Tito vs. Rampage was… why? “The People’s Champion” explained his reasoning for returning to the cage during Monday’s Bellator MMA press conference: “I got an offer I...

Aug 7, 2013 9:45 am

Rampage says there’s always been a secret rivalry with Tito Ortiz

Former UFC light heavyweight champions Quinton “Rampage” Jackson (32-11 MMA) and Tito Ortiz (16-11-1 MMA) have been friends for over a decade.  They’ve been training partners, and at one time, they said they would never fight each other. Now, times have changed, and although they are still friends, they no longer train together and are...

Aug 6, 2013 12:45 pm

Tito Ortiz: The Sport is ‘MMA Not UFC’

“Bellator isn’t about the brand, they’re about making stars and making people as they should be. We go out there and we kill ourselves, practically. You want to be a superstar? You’ve got to put in the time, you’ve got to put in the work and you’ve got to put on good fights. Bellator wants...

Aug 6, 2013 12:27 pm

VIDEO | Tito Clowns Rampage Jackson Following Press Event Staredown

The Bellator promotion held a media event yesterday afternoon to promote the upcoming pay-per-view event featuring a headlining bout between Tito Ortiz and Rampage Jackson. At the culmination of the event, Ortiz and Rampage engaged in a light-hearted staredown full of jokes and insults. Enjoy!

Aug 6, 2013 11:14 am

Tito Ortiz: ‘I Am The Million Dollar Man’

“My last surgery was 12 weeks ago. I had an ACL replacement,” said Ortiz. I was back at it in a month-and-a-half. In a month-and-a-half, I was back at it, drilling again. My body heals super, super fast. I just feel good. Now I am the million dollar man.” 12 weeks removed from his latest...

Aug 6, 2013 7:26 am

Rampage: “When Tito signed, I went, ‘Damn – there goes my Roy Jones fight'”

Prior to Bellator 97, rumors had been swirling that former UFC light heavyweight champion Quinton “Rampage” Jackson (32-11 MMA) would be making his Bellator debut in a boxing match opposite former multi-division champ Roy Jones Jr. (56-8). When Rampage took to the cage at Bellator 97, many anticipated it would be to announce that he...

Jul 17, 2013 12:08 pm

VIDEO | Chuck Liddell: “Tito Didn’t Want To Fight Me”

UFC legend “The Iceman” Chuck Liddell took the UFC by storm, becoming a fan favorite knock out artist. “Fighter’s Cut” gets “The Iceman” to open up about his greatest battles inside the Octagon and his rivalry with Tito Ortiz. “Fighter’s Cut” airs 7/16 at 10/7P ET/PT on FUEL TV.

Jul 10, 2013 11:06 am

Quick Twitt | Tito Ortiz Hints At Return To Action, Notifies Bellator & UFC

Former UFC light-heavyweight champion, Tito Ortiz, took to twitter recently to announce a possible return to action. Check it out! Come backs are always the best test! Live life to the fullest. #Positive http://t.co/X8YZ6catYk — Tito Ortiz (@titoortiz) July 7, 2013 https://twitter.com/titoortiz/status/353687090577424384 Nice 2be a free agent.Need 2make a big decision 4my future 4my kids...

Jun 13, 2013 1:50 am

Jon Jones to Defend Title Against Alexander Gustafsson at UFC 165

UFC light-heavyweight champion Jon Jones (18-1) now has an opponent to defend his title against as rising UFC star, Alexander Gustafsson (15-1) has apparently been scheduled to face Jones. If Jones wins this bout, he will break Tito Ortiz’s record for the most consecutive title defenses in UFC light-heavyweight history which now stands at five....

Apr 29, 2013 10:42 am

Tito Ortiz wants to unretire to stop Jon Jones from breaking his record

This past Saturday night at UFC 159, UFC light heavyweight champion Jon “Bones” Jones (18-1 MMA, 12-1 UFC) tied the record of five consecutive successful light heavyweight title defenses set by Tito Ortiz back in 2002, by defeating challenger Chael Sonnen via TKO in the very first round. Since then, the now retired former champ,...

Apr 9, 2013 10:41 am

Tito Ortiz Calls UFC 148 Loss “Fishy”; Hints at Foul-Play

  UFC Hall of Famer, Tito Ortiz fought in what is supposedly his last MMA out of his storied career. In this fight, Tito fought Forrest Griffin in the co-main event of UFC 148, dropping a close unanimous decision. Boos rained down from the MGM Grand Garden Arena as Griffin took the mic and made...

Mar 28, 2013 10:18 am

VIDEO | Tito Ortiz Wants Rousey vs. Cyborg On NYE | UFC NEWS

“Cris has shown in Strikeforce, why she’s so dominant, why women are afraid of her. She has three fights with Invicta, she will be the world champion and she will walk away a world champion. Like I said, New Year’s Eve, let’s make a super fight. Forget the title. Champion vs. champion, who cares about...

Mar 28, 2013 10:07 am

VIDEO | Ortiz Coaching Cyborg on Ground And Pound | MMA NEWS

Tito Ortiz takes the credit for creating the ground-and-pound style of fighting in Mixed Martial Arts. Now that he is retired from competition he has taken on the role of managing Cris Cyborg. Apparently management also entails teaching his fighter some vicious elbow strikes from top position.