Former UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre recently revealed who one of his all time favorite fighters is. Coming from a guy like GSP, his answer might surprise you.
GSP, while recently talking to the media, said that one of his favorite fighters to watch was former UFC light heavyweight champ and current Bellator fighter Tito Ortiz.
St-Pierre admits that although it isn’t his personality, he does enjoy the ‘bad boys’ of the sport. Ortiz definitely falls into that category, especially with the nickname ‘The Huntington Beach Bad Boy’.
“One of my favorite fighters to watch was Tito Ortiz. I liked him because he was very charismatic. As much as I try to be a good role model and a nice guy, my favorite fighters are always the bad guys, I like the villains. Like in Star Wars, I like the Sith Lord better than the Jedi. They are way more charismatic. I like Tito Ortiz because I think he should be a legend in the sport. He is one of the greatest for what he did for the sport. He brought awareness to the sport. Everybody used to watch Tito Ortiz and everybody used to hate him back where I was. They hated him becasue he was a very arrogant guy and he used to dig a grave (after victories). But, I liked Tito Ortiz.”
Are you shocked that Ortiz is GSP’s favorite fighter, or do you understand where he’s coming from?
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