Tito Ortiz Inks A Contract With Combate Americas, Expected To Made Debut This Fall
Former UFC champion Tito Ortiz comes out of retirement and has signed a multi-fight contract with Combate Americas last night (Fri., April 26, 2019). He’s expected to make a debut this fall however the name of the opponent has not yet been revealed according to ESPN’s Ariel Helwani.
Tito Ortiz has signed with Combate Americas, per a promotion official. Multi-fight deal. He is expected to debut in the fall. No opponent yet. First reported by @PhotoAmy33, who got video of the contract finalizing. pic.twitter.com/tOBwaXAiQv
— Ariel Helwani (@arielhelwani) April 27, 2019
Fansided.com was first to report this news.
Ortiz, 44, last fought against his nemesis UFC legend Chuck Liddell at Oscar de la Hoya’s first MMA event back in November 2018 and took home $200,000 for his efforts. This trilogy marked a second consecutive win for “The Huntington Beach Bad Boy.” Following this bout, he teases a retirement again but now has linked with Combate America’s.
Tito was riding on a three-fight losing streak when he left the UFC back in 2012. Then in 2014 Ortiz signed with Bellator MMA and won first two bouts before suffering a first promotional loss to Liam McGeary.
Almost about year n half later Ortiz fought Chael Sonnen at Bellator 170 where he earned a first-round submission win over.