Former UFC Light Heavyweight Champion Tito Ortiz has been making the media rounds to promote his upcoming fight former WWE Champion Alberto Del Rio.
The fighters will compete in a 210 catchweight bout and that it’s likely to take place in October 2019.
This fight will serve as Ortiz’s debut fight for the Combate Americas promotion. The MMA Legend recently appeared on iHeartRadio’s Domenick Nati Show where he spoke about a wide range of topics.
During the interview, he was asked if he thinks he will be victorious in the first round of this fight. This is where Ortiz brought up how it will be a three-round fight with five-minute rounds and that he’ll win in the first-round just like he did in his previous outing.
“I will train for three, five-minute rounds. Coming from the WWE, those guys can take a beating. Let’s see if Alberto can take a beating for a round. I guarantee it will be just like the last one, nice and short.”
Ortiz announced his official retirement as an active pro-MMA fighter following his latest fight that took place in 2018, but that isn’t sticking, as he signed a multi-fight deal with Combate Americas promotion.
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