October 18, 2021

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Tito Ortiz won the Huntington Beach City Council seat

Tito Ortiz won the Huntington Beach City Council seat

“The Huntington Beach Bad Boy” is now the Huntington Beach City Councilor-elected.

UFC Hall of Fame Tito Ortiz He was elected to his hometown city council on Tuesday night.

In Ortiz (21-12-1), three seats were opened for four years in the seven-seat council. Ranked first in the field of 15 candidates. With 100 percent campus reporting, the former UFC light heavyweight champion received 34,901 votes, or 14.26 percent of the total.

Ortiz, who was associated with President Donald Trump on Trump’s reality TV show “The Apprentice”, was one of the first supporters of Trump in his 2016 presidential election campaign and has continued to be a vocal supporter for the past four years.

Huntington Beach, one of the most traditional cities in Southern California, made headlines during rallies protesting the early closure of California during the COVID-19 pandemic, followed by a hotbed of anti-mask action. The city also hosted counter-demonstrations Protests after police kill George Floyd. Ortiz, who has spread moderate conspiracy theories on his social media, has a more traditional agenda. On his promotional website, Support for police and first responders, school selection and legal immigration.

Ortiz is an important star in building the modern age UFC. He has hosted the Light Heavyweight Championship since 2000-03, and his feud with Chuck Liddle and Ken Shamrock was one of the early box office successes in growing from a non-entity in the Jukfa Sports Landscape to the fastest growing sport in the 2000s. Although he did not reach the championship level again, Ortiz remained an important part of the puzzle until he announced his retirement in 2012, after which he was inducted into the UFC Hall of Fame.

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Ortiz came out of retirement in 2014 and ran with Warrior as another consequence. Ortiz’s victory over Stephen Bonnar వద్ద at Warrior 131 in San Diego in November 2014 was a surprising ratings smash, and he went on to set a 3-1 record at the company. His most recent fight was a first-round victory over former WWE star Alberto del Rio in Combat America last December.