After being called out by Bellator middleweight champion Alexander Shlemenko, it appears for UFC Light Heavyweight Champion Tito Ortiz will step back into action on May 17th at the first ever Bellator pay-per-view.
Shlemenko posted the following video challenging Ortiz despite the weight difference:
Ortiz would follow that up with a tweet stating that he was cleared to fight again and with a mention of the champions call out.
F4Wonline.com spoke with sources close to Bellator stating that the fight had now been added to the card which now looks like this:
Eddie Alvarez vs. Michael Chandler – for lightweight title
Quinton Jackson vs. Muhammed Lawal – light heavyweight tournamenty final
Tito Ortiz vs. Alexander Shlemenko
Will Brooks vs. Nate Jolly