Bellator 170: Ortiz vs Sonnen. Post fight press conference

Bellator 170: Ortiz vs Sonnen. Post fight press conference

Quote Highlights:

“He asked me if he had the choke and I said, ‘No way’.”
-Tito Ortiz

“The choke I was caught in, that was tight. That sucked.”

-Chael Sonnen

“I’ll be in the practice room an Monday and I’ll use (this fight) to get better.”

-Chael Sonnen

“I started in this as an amateur. That was with the other company I competed for… The UFC.  I’ll go ahead and say the name. F**k it.”

-Tito Ortiz

“Tonight seemed like a movie. When Chael was tapping I thought he was trying to get my hands off. Nothing against McCarthy… I was just holding on, because I didn’t think it was over.”

-Tito Ortiz

“The first 2 minutes I’m running around like a headless chicken. Then I look across and see his girlfriend crying. It was hard, but I just hope (Ward) is alright.”
-Paul Daley

“If the fight is right, I’ll get back in there as soon as the Bellator people want me back in there.”

-Paul Daley

“I witnessed him coming up so I thought, ‘Ok. I can knee him to the head’. I didn’t feel my knee hit his head, so I was pretty disappointed when that (taking a point away) happened.”

-Emmanuel Sanchez

“I’m going to continue in MMA. I will be part of MMA. 100%.”

-Tito Ortiz

“We’ve done live/live. We’ve done 9 on both East coast and West coast… and we don’t really see a difference. We’ll continue to look at it.

-John Slusser

“I’m not going to say that this is the pinnacle, but this event was definitely a springboard to the next level for us.”

-Scott Coker

“I’m gonna fight Wanderlei, the next time I see Wanderlei.”

-Chael Sonnen