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UFC Fighter Tito Ortiz Ready For Retirement, Hopes For A Memorable Fight On July 4 Weekend Card

The former UFC light heavyweight champion Tito ‘The Huntington Beach Bad Boy’ Ortiz seems just about ready to make his official retirement in Mixed Martial Arts.  Ortiz held the UFC title from April 14, 2000 to September 26, 2003.  The Mexican-American fighter became the biggest pay-per-view draw of 2006 for his biggest career fights against Chuck Liddell, Forrest Griffin and Ken Shamrock.  He looks to be aiming for a July 4th card in a fight he wants all MMA fans to remember.

Who would you guys like to see him fight against in his last-ever UFC bout?  Tito vs Forrest Griffin 3? Tito vs Rich Franklin?  Tito vs Matt Mitrione?  Tito vs Forrest Griffin 3?  Tito vs Lyoto Machida 2?  He mentions the possibility of maybe even bringing back Chuck Liddell for another memorable match  (not too sure about this fight)?

There’s still a few fights many of us would have loved to see, but it seems like he’ll be ready for just one more…

From Tito Ortiz:

“July, hopefully Fourth of July weekend I will be fighting my last fight and I will be done. That’s it; it’s time to walk away. You know, Forrest, or I know everybody would like to see me against Chuck (Liddell) and, I don’t know. We will see what Lorenzo and Dana have to offer and see what they want to do. I’ll sit down with Lorenzo and Dana next week and let’s see, let’s make a fight, my last fight and let’s make a memorable one.”

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