Tito Ortiz Turned Down Kimbo and Shamrock ‘Freak Shows’ to Fight for Bellator Title

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Bellator recently announced that Tito Ortiz‘s next fight with the organization would be a challenge of light heavyweight champion Liam McGeary. In a recent interview, Ortiz says that en route to the title shot, he turned down fights with Kimbo Slice and both Ken and Frank Shamrock because he’s “not down for the freak shows.”

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“The fans don’t want to see that. The fans want to see me as champion,” said Ortiz. “I came to Bellator to become a champion and I’m gonna make it happen.”

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