Archive: tito ortiz

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 Fighting is starting to sound fun again. 💪👍👊#Peopleschamp #comeback #Positive body is almost healed....

Jun 24, 2013 11:19 am

Tito Ortiz Takes Issue With Stephan Bonnar in the UFC Hall Of Fame

By Christopher Murphy @MurphMMA UFC Hall of Fame fighter and former UFC light heavyweight champion, Tito Ortiz, spoke recently to MMA Junkie about his concerns toward the UFC Hall of Fame’s new inductee, Stephan Bonnar.  It was announced last month that Bonnar and Forrest Griffin are to enter the Hall of Fame together at the...

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....

Jun 6, 2013 6:02 am

Forbes releases Top 100 Highest paid athletes list; no MMA fighters make top 100

In the most recent release of the Forbes top 100 highest paid athletes list there are no MMA fighters on the list of 100 athletes. According to http://www.forbes.com/athletes/list/ with the values calculated as of June 2013 the number one earning athlete is Tiger Woods earning $78.1M, $13.1M from salary/winnings and $65M from endorsements. There are...

May 31, 2013 9:32 am

Jenna Jameson Accuses Ortiz Of Drug Use and Cheating, Tito Defends

The dirt, mud and everything else is flying in the saga between Tito Ortiz and Jenna Jameson. The on-again, off-again couple have made headlines all week. Jameson went to her Twitter account early this week and unleashed some powerful accusations, including: My ex took my poor children away from me for NO reason. He did...

May 21, 2013 11:50 am

How Can MMA Judging Improve?

MMA judging can be maddening, laughable, and bewildering all at the same time. There is no real method to the madness that is standardized across the board. Do attempted submissions count, or are they the same as missed punches. Is controlling someone’s back without really coming close to finishing them worth more than a well-timed...

May 9, 2013 10:40 am

Cyborg turned down Rousey fight over money, not weight

Many believe that Cristiane “Cyborg” Santos and her management team turned down the fight with Ronda Rousey for not being able to cut to 135 pounds, but it was due to money and having the right contract. MMAfigthing.com revealed the reason why Cyborg and her management team turned down the fight. In Fall 2012, nutrition...

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.

Mar 16, 2013 12:44 am

Dana White Reveals an Offer to Fight Vince McMahon | UFC NEWS

  In a recent video interview in the days leading up to UFC 158 in Montreal, Dana White was asked about a hypothetical fight between himself and WWE Chairman and CEO, Vince McMahon.  Surprisingly, White responded that this “what if?” was at one point a matter of “when and where?”.   At the 8:58 mark...

Mar 5, 2013 9:50 am

Video Throwback: The Dana White vs. Tito Ortiz Boxing Match Special | UFC NEWS

Back in the day UFC President, Dana White, agreed to have a three-round boxing match with Tito Ortiz. The two MMA personalities have a well documented history of dislike for each other and this special TV program, that aired on Spike TV, documents one of the most memorable moments of that rivalry.

Feb 19, 2013 11:52 am

Tito Explains Reasons Behind Cyborg’s UFC Departure | MMA NEWS

Tito Ortiz, manager to Cristiane ‘Cyborg’ Santos, told Bleacher Report’s Damon Martin that reasoning behind their decision to be released from their UFC contract came down to two things; money and time. “The money had a lot to do with it,” Ortiz said. Also at an impasse was the contract’s length “We wanted to make...

Feb 18, 2013 10:48 am

Dana White Puzzled Over Cyborg’s Move To Invicta | UFC NEWS

Over the weekend Dana White confirmed his knowledge of Former Women’s StrikeForce Featherweight Champion, Cristiane “Cyborg” Santos, signing with Invicta Fighting Championship. An all women’s organization in which Santos could find an opponent at 145 lbs. The confusion comes into play after Santos signed with Invicta, not because she is going to be fighting with...

Feb 12, 2013 4:10 pm

Rousey: Cyborg: ‘Fading into being irrelevant’ | UFC NEWS

The ongoing tit for tat between Ronda Rousey and Cris “Cyborg” Santos continued Tuesday during the UFC 157 conference call. When prodded by the media about her thoughts on Santos asking to get cut loose from her UFC contract, Rousey , the UFC 135-pound champ, hurled this salvo: “I think she’s just kind of making...

Feb 2, 2013 11:05 am

Dana White To Tito Ortiz: Ronda Rousey Blows You Out Of The Water | UFC NEWS

“Tito “Ortiz came out the other day and said, ‘What has Ronda Rousey done? Ronda Rousey hasn’t even proven herself yet. She hasn’t proven herself'” said White. “What the f—! Tito was a junior college wrestler. Ronda is an Olympic-level athlete who won a f—ing medal at the Olympics. Ronda Rousey’s first nine fights have...

Jan 19, 2013 10:29 am

Ortiz Ready To Get Cyborg Down To 135 But Doesn’t Want It To Kill Her | UFC NEWS

UFC hall-of-famer and former light-heavyweight champion, Tito Oriz, has taken to the world of fighter management and seems to be treating his star athlete, Cyborg Santos, much like he took to his own career. After being self managed for the majority of his fighting life, “The Huntington Beach Bad Boy” built a reputation for his...