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.
After retiring from MMA, Ortiz became a politician. On December 7, 2020, he was sworn in as Mayor Pro Tem of Huntington Beach.
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.
Besides MMA, Ortiz also dipped his toes in professional wrestling. He has appeared several times on TNA, Impact Wrestling, and more.
Ortiz has appeared on several TV shows and Films such as CSI: NY, Zombie Strippers, Boo 2! A Madea Halloween, and more.
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.