Tito Ortiz is a well-known retired American mixed martial fighter. He is a former Light Heavyweight Champion of the UFC (Ultimate Fighting Championship) and has won multiple career titles. Punishment Athletics MMA is Ortiz’s clothing and equipment company. Ortiz is also the proprietor of Punishment Training Center, a gym. Throughout his career, he has defeated a slew of great names.
Samuel Ortiz and Joyce Ortiz had a son named Jacob Christopher “Tito” Ortiz on January 23, 1975, in Huntington Beach, California. His father gave him the moniker Tito when he was one year old. He attended Huntington Beach High School while still working as a fish seller. He began his education at Golden West College before transferring to California State University, Bakersfield. He began wrestling in elementary school and has since won the CIF championship. His mother kicked him out of the house when he was 18 years old.
Tito Ortiz made his MMA debut at the UFC 13 in 1997. In the first round, he overcame Wes Albritton. He won the UFC Light Heavyweight Championship in 1999 after defeating Wanderlei Silva. For the fifth time in a row, he has successfully defended the title. He left the UFC in 2005 and joined other organizations such as the World Fighting Alliance and PRIDE Fighting Championships. In addition, he began working as a guest referee for Total Nonstop Action Wrestling. He then appeared on Spike TV’s reality show “The Ultimate Fighter 3.” In May 2008, he fought Lyoto Machida in the UFC for the last time. In 2009, Ortiz returned to the UFC. He founded the management company ‘Primetime 360 Entertainment & Sports Management Inc.’ after he officially retired from MMA. Until February 2014, he was Cristiane Justino’s manager. Tito Ortiz has also wrestled in the TNA (Total Nonstop Action Wrestling) organization. ‘The Crow: Wicked Prayer,’ ‘CSI: NY,’ ‘MAD tv,’ and ‘Valley of the Wolves: Iraq’ are some of the films and TV shows in which he has appeared.
Kristin Ortiz was Tito Ortiz’s first wife. Jacob is their son’s name. After five years of marriage, the couple divorced. In 2006, he began dating Jenna Jameson. Journey Jett and Jesse Jameson are their twin sons. They broke up in 2013.
Tito Ortiz, who was born on January 23, 1975, is 47 years old today, February 3, 2022. He stands 1.88 meters tall with a weight of 93 kg.
Tito Ortiz has a net worth of more than $18 million as of February 2022. His money stems from his professional mixed martial arts career. He boasts a number of UFC records and has created his own firm. Punishment Athletics MMA is run by Ortiz, who is also the CEO. Tito Ortiz is one of the most well-known mixed martial artists on the planet. Both inside and outside of the UFC, he had a lot of success. Ortiz has also appeared in films and television shows, and has successfully defended his championship five times. He has the second-most victories in the Light Heavyweight division. Tito Ortiz has defeated Ken Shamrock, Chael Sonnen, Vitor Belfort, Wanderlei Silva, Forrest Griffin, Evan Tanner, and Ryan Bader three times in his career.