53-year-old fights a 21-year-old on one hour notice in MMA slugfest


Thanks to Stephen Bonnar for recording this magical piece of history.

One of the most cringe-worthy moments in MMA was when Gus Johnson said, “Sometimes these things happen in MMA.” Of course, it was during a riotous melee in the middle of the cage after Mayhem Miller entered the cage to challenge Jake Shields.  Well, move over Gus, because a 53-year-old man who came to the event to watch, took a fight with a guy more than half his age on one hours notice.

You heard me right, a guy who just showed up to watch a night of fights, found himself in one.  He was asked upon arrival if he’d fill in and fight a kid 21 years of age.  He said sure, why not.  The rest is history. Luckily for all mankind, Stephan Bonnar was on location, camera rolling.  Check it tout.

Tito Ortiz makes the walk for the last time – end of an era

tito ortiz end of an era

Say whatever you want about Tito Ortiz. He’s brash, outspoken, keen on hyperbole, and at times his own worst enemy. That said, he’s an Icon, and as he makes that last walk to the cage, we remember what makes him so memorable.   The Huntington Beach Bad Boy, hair bleached, flames on his shorts, carrying … Read moreTito Ortiz makes the walk for the last time – end of an era