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Ortiz retires to avoid brain damage

Post by InfinityLens on Wed Jan 25, 2017 9:44 am

http://www.mmamania.com/2017/1/19/14328556/tito-ortiz-ive-had-over-25-concussions-retire-after-bellator-170-brain-damage-mma

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Re: Ortiz retires to avoid brain damage

Post by TeamJohnPerretti on Wed Jan 25, 2017 10:17 am

I don't blame Tito.

He's been in nhb/mma a long time. Also unlike the majority of fighters he's made some good money.

Retire and enjoy life.

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Re: Ortiz retires to avoid brain damage

Post by fka on Wed Jan 25, 2017 7:48 pm

He made a few million in Bellator alone....

With him tho its his neck I'd be worried about hes had a few serious neck injuries.Good for him,

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Re: Ortiz retires to avoid brain damage

Post by Hamilcar on Wed Jan 25, 2017 9:53 pm

Probably too late for him, and most any fighter.

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Re: Ortiz retires to avoid brain damage

Post by fka on Wed Jan 25, 2017 10:18 pm

Only time will tell,i think tito will be ok hes got that caveman thick skull lol.

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Re: Ortiz retires to avoid brain damage

Post by stu3ufc on Thu Jan 26, 2017 5:13 am

best time for him to go out. He was on a good win streak and ended his career in an amazing high note. What more was there for him to do really?


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Re: Ortiz retires to avoid brain damage

Post by stu3ufc on Thu Jan 26, 2017 7:00 am

fka wrote:He made a few million in Bellator alone....

With him tho its his neck I'd be worried about hes had a few serious neck injuries.Good for him,

few million? Rolling LMAO come on now

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Re: Ortiz retires to avoid brain damage

Post by fka on Thu Jan 26, 2017 3:47 pm

Every fight he made 300,000 plus sponsor money .....4 fights thats 1.2 million in only pay add in sponsors thats a nice chunk of change.

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Re: Ortiz retires to avoid brain damage

Post by Kinosis on Thu Jan 26, 2017 5:59 pm

InfinityLens wrote:http://www.mmamania.com/2017/1/19/14328556/tito-ortiz-ive-had-over-25-concussions-retire-after-bellator-170-brain-damage-mma

I can't blame Tito here, but personally I would have liked to see him fight more, especially since he pulls good numbers for Bellator and looked good.

Also, InfinityLens, can you start posting at least some of the article to go with your link? Adding your own comments would be good as well; so we don't have a bunch of threads with just links and nothing more in it. Thanks

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Re: Ortiz retires to avoid brain damage

Post by stu3ufc on Fri Jan 27, 2017 12:58 am

fka wrote:Every fight he made 300,000 plus sponsor money .....4 fights thats 1.2 million in only pay add in sponsors thats a nice chunk of change.

1.2 million isnt a "few million" in your words then


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