Tito Ortiz

Tito Ortiz 2021: Record, Net Worth, Salary, and Endorsements

Tito Ortiz is considered one of the most dominant fighters of the UFC light heavyweight division. Professionally fighting since 1997, 'The Huntington Beach Bad Boy' is one of the very rare fighters who made their professional MMA debut in the UFC.

Besides UFC, Ortiz has fought in Bellator, West Coast NHB Championships, Golden Boy Promotions, and Combate Americas. Now, he is set to dip his toes in the sport of boxing against Anderson Silva.

Tito Ortiz: UFC Career


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Ortiz made his UFC debut (also his professional MMA debut) on May 30, 1997, at the UFC 13 light heavyweight tournament. He claimed a TKO victory over Wes Albritton in the semifinals and then lost via submission (guillotine choke) in the final against Guy Mezger.

In his fight against Wanderlei Silva at UFC 25, Ortiz won via unanimous decision and claimed the vacant UFC light heavyweight title. He then successfully defended his title five times before losing it to Randy Couture at UFC 44. 

INGLEWOOD, CA - NOVEMBER 24: Tito Ortiz celebrates his win after one round against Chuck Liddell during the Light Heavyweight bout at The Forum on November 24, 2018 in Inglewood, California. (Photo by Joe Scarnici/Getty Images)

His rivalry with Chuck Liddell is one of the most talked-about rivalries in UFC history. Ortiz and Liddell have clashed three times (the first two in the UFC), where Ortiz lost the first two bouts via T/KO. However, he successfully avenged his losses in their trilogy fight via KO at Golden Boy Promotions: Liddell vs. Ortiz 3 in 2018.

In his UFC career, Ortiz has fought several elite fighters such as Ken Shamrock, Vitor Belfort, and Ryan Bader. His last fight in the UFC was a trilogy fight against another one of his rivals, Forrest Griffin, at UFC 148, where he lost via unanimous decision. 

'The Huntington Beach Bad Boy' has a UFC record of 15-11-1.

Tito Ortiz: Professional Boxing Debut

Ortiz will now step inside the boxing ring for the first time against UFC middleweight GOAT Anderson Silva. His bout against Silva will serve as the co-main event at the Evander Holyfield vs. Vitor Belfort boxing event on September 11, 2021.

Tito Ortiz: Fighting Style

'The Huntington Beach Bad Boy' Ortiz is one of the best elite strikers of the light heavyweight division. Most of his victories have come via T/KO (10 out of 21). Moreover, he is ready to take the fight on the mat if needed, where he has been triumphant five times in his career.

Tito Ortiz: Achievements

Ortiz has a spectacular professional MMA record of 21-12-1 (10 T/KO and 5 Submissions). In his UFC career, Ortiz is a former light heavyweight champion and has four 'Fight of the Night,' one 'Submission of the Night,' and one 'Knockout of the Night' bonuses in his name. 

Furthermore, on July 7, 2012, Ortiz became an inductee in the UFC Hall of Fame (pioneer wing). 

NEW YORK, NEW YORK - DECEMBER 02: (EXCLUSIVE COVERAGE) UFC Hall Of Fame Member, Former UFC Light Heavyweight Champion Tito Ortiz visits "Mornings With Maria" at Fox Business Network Studios on December 02, 2019 in New York City. (Photo by Steven Ferdman/Getty Images)

Tito Ortiz: Net Worth and Salary 2021

As per the Celebrity Net Worth, Ortiz has a net worth of over $20 Million. As of September 2021, 'The Huntington Beach Bad Boy' has earned over $5,535,000 in his MMA career (The Sports Daily). 


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How to contact Tito Ortiz?

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Nickname The Huntington Beach Bad Boy
BornJanuary 23, 1975
ResidenceHuntington Beach, United States
Weight/Division205 lbs / Light Heavyweight
 MMA Record21-12-1
Active Win Streak 3
Net Worth $20 Million
 Endorsements NA
 Marital Status Divorced
 Ex-Wife Name Kristin Ortiz (2000–2005)
Current Partner Name Amber Nichole Miller
 Kids Three (Jesse, Journey, and Jacob)


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