Five Fascinating Facts You Need To Know About Tito Ortiz

Tito Ortiz will make his professional boxing debut against UFC middleweight GOAT Anderson Silva on September 11, 2021. Ahead of this intriguing boxing match-up, here, we take a look at five fascinating facts you need to know about Tito Ortiz.

Ortiz Is a Politician

After retiring from MMA, Ortiz became a politician. On December 7, 2020, he was sworn in as Mayor Pro Tem of Huntington Beach.

He Is an Avid Poker Player

In March 2017, Ortiz placed 22nd in the $5,300 No-Limit Hold'em PokerStars Championship Main Event in Panama. Moreover, he has participated in several private poker tournaments.

Has Tried Professional

Besides MMA, Ortiz also dipped his toes in professional wrestling. He has appeared several times on TNA, Impact Wrestling, and more.

Acting Career

Ortiz has appeared on several TV shows and Films such as CSI: NY, Zombie Strippers, Boo 2! A Madea Halloween, and more.

Holds Several MMA

Ortiz holds several MMA accolades, such as being a former UFC light heavyweight champion, UFC Hall of Fame Inductee, UFC 13 light heavyweight tournament runner-up, and more.

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