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‘Big’ John McCarthy Blasts Chael Sonnen’s Claims of Tito Ortiz Verbally Submitting

The ghost of Tito Ortiz vs. Chael Sonnen simply won't go away. First, there was controversy surrounding Ortiz for not letting go of his choke on Sonnen. Then fans hurled accusations of the fight being "fixed." Now, Sonnen is claiming that "The Huntington Beach Bad Boy" verbally submitted in their...

Tito Ortiz Takes to Twitter in Response to Chael Sonnen’s ‘Verbal Tap’ Claims

Following provocative comments made by Chael Sonnen on the recent episode of You're Welcome! Tito Ortiz has a message for his former opponent Sonnen is a man known for his infamous tongue. According to the former UFC middleweight, there is a story that only Tito Ortiz and himself are aware of:...

Chael Sonnen Claims Tito Ortiz ‘Verbally Tapped’ at Bellator 170

Chael Sonnen made the claims regarding Ortiz's supposed "verbal" tapping on the most recent episode of his You're Welcome! podcast The "American Gangster" also discussed the publicity surrounding Ortiz's offer to step in for the injured Matt Mitrione in the cancelled fight against Fedor Emelianenko on the weekend. Sonnen appears...

Bellator 171 Results: Chidi Njokuani Defeats Melvin Guillard in Landslide

Last night (Jan. 27) Bellator 171 was held inside the Kansas Star Casino in Mulvane, Kansas. The main event featured a catchweight bout at 179 pounds. Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) lightweight Melvin Guillard took on former Tachi Palace Fights welterweight title holder Chidi Njokuani. Njokuani's more effective stand-up and ground...

Jarod Trice Says He’s ‘Comfortable’ Fighting Kevin Woltkamp at Heavyweight

Tonight (Jan. 27), Jarod Trice will compete in his second professional mixed martial arts (MMA) bout. Instead of fighting at light heavyweight, this time Trice is giving the heavyweight division a go. Sharing the Bellator cage with him will be Kevin Woltkamp. While fighting at heavyweight is new to Trice,...

Chael Sonnen Responds to Fight Fixing Accusations: ‘The Hard Reality is I got Put in a Choke”

Bellator 170 is in the books. The main event was a light heavyweight bout between Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Hall of Famer Tito Ortiz and Chael Sonnen. "The Huntington Beach Bad Boy" ended his mixed martial arts (MMA) career with a first-round submission win. While it was a storybook ending...
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Updated Bellator 170 Ratings Increase to Over Two Million

It appears that the ratings for Bellator 170 are even better than originally reported. Spike sent out an update to their press release, stating that the card was watched by 1.5 million viewers over the duration of the three hours. During the main event between Tito Ortiz and Chael Sonnen, the...

Bellator 170 Medical Suspensions: Fighter Shelved For ‘Unreported Stab Wound’

Suspensions and mandatory rests have been dished out to the Bellator 170 fighters. The event took place this past Saturday night from The Forum in Inglewood, California. The California State Athletic Commission (CSAC) sent a full list of medical suspensions to MMAFighting.com. Christian Gonzalez was hit with a rather bizarre...

McCarthy Reveals He Used “Thumb In The Larynx” To Break Ortiz’s Choke On Sonnen

While there have yet to be any mentions of an actual formal fine, or any other professional repercussions as a result of his unwillingness to release his fight-finishing rear-naked choke on Chael Sonnen during their main event fight at this past Saturday's Bellator 170 event, retired MMA legend Tito...

Tito Ortiz Rips Bellator 170 Accusations: ‘I Don’t F*cking do Fixed Fights, Stupid’

There's been a lot of hoopla over the finish to Bellator 170's main event. In his final professional mixed martial arts (MMA) bout, Tito Ortiz took on Chael Sonnen. "The Huntington Beach Bad Boy" locked in a rear-naked choke to end his career on a high note. Some fans cried...
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Bellator 170 Complete Highlights Including Tito Ortiz-Chael Sonnen

Tito Ortiz went out on top this past weekend at Bellator 170, avenging a loss to Chael Sonnen with a first round submission win. Ortiz, who confirmed plans to retire after the fight, lost to Sonnen several years ago while both were competing at collegiate wrestlers. The co-main event featured an...

Jon Jones Responds to Tito Ortiz’s Comments With an Offer to Fight

Tito Ortiz ended a somewhat successful MMA career via rear-naked choke against Chael Sonnen at Bellator 170 on Saturday night. Fellow light-heavyweight Jon Jones was someone who was the target of Ortiz's pre-fight trash talk, and self-promotion. The Californian, now retired, spoke with FightHype prior to his final bout on Saturday. "The Huntington Beach...

Tito Ortiz Wants a Public Apology From Chael Sonnen

Tito Ortiz is not quite done with Chael Sonnen, following Saturday's first round victory over his opponent on Bellator 170 on Saturday Night. Ortiz had to be prized off of Sonnen by referee Big John McCarthy, which confirmed to many that the negative feeling towards his opponent, and thrash talking...

Tito Ortiz vs. Chael Sonnen: Addressing the Rumors of a “Fix”

Saturday night's Bellator 170 main event saw the last fight of Tito Ortiz's legendary MMA career end with accusations of foul play. As it often is in MMA, Saturday's main event between two former UFC legends Chael Sonnen and Tito Ortiz failed to live up to the spectacle many had hoped it...

Chael Sonnen on Loss to Tito Ortiz: ‘I Got Caught in a Position I Couldn’t Get Out of’

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i9EgzKT4fv8 Chael Sonnen returned to mixed martial arts (MMA) action for the first time since Nov. 2013 last night (Jan. 21) at Bellator 170. Sonnen made his Bellator debut against Tito Ortiz. It was "The Huntington Beach Bad Boy's" final bout. Ortiz was able to reverse a choke and got to...