A 195-pound boxing match between former UFC champions Anderson Silva and Tito Ortiz is taking place now (Saturday, September 11. 2021) at Triller Fight Club’s latest event.
Silva (34-11 MMA) holds a 2-1 record in boxing after defeating Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. via split decision back in June. Meanwhile Ortiz (21-12-1 MMA, 0-0 Boxing), who last competed back in Dec. 7, 2019, scored a submission victory over Alberto El Patron in an MMA fight.
Ortiz is aggressive early on but Silva displays great head movement. Silva goes to the corner and evades all of Ortiz’s strikes. He then lands a big counter that knocks Ortiz out!
Official result: Anderson Silva defeats Tito Ortiz via knockout (R1, 1:21).
Check out the highlights below:
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— Comics Department (@ComixDepartment) September 12, 2021
Anderson Silva just knocked out Tito Ortiz in the first round! 🥊https://t.co/ILLA1vDzjc
— Chamatkar Sandhu (@SandhuMMA) September 12, 2021