View Full Version : Tito Ortiz On Fedor

06-29-2010, 08:43 AM

"Fedor finally fought somebody on a great level, and it just showed the mistakes that Fedor makes on the ground. Werdum is somebody that I actually know, and I did an interview in Dallas for ESPN Radio and I called it. I knew he was going to beat him. I just felt that once Fedor fought someone with great talent, he would finally get his loss. You canít believe the hype, as they say.

Has he ever been tested? Maybe once or twice? You canít say youíre the best in the world if you havenít competed against everybody in the world, and he hasnít. And I think by him not coming to the UFC put a big (stain) on his record. You can have a company back you and say youíre the best guy in the world, but until you compete against the best guys in the world, youíre not that guy. Thereís a lot more things going on behind the scenes, and itís not just Fedor making those decisions. Fedor is fighting for his country. But it is what it is, and it just proves that heís not invincible and that heís not one of the top heavyweights in the world. I think heís a decent fighter overall, but I was very proud of Werdum, though. Thatís what comes with hard work.

I didnít think heíd submit him that quickly, but once Fedor gets on top of you, he gets kind of messy and (throws) looping punches, and a lot of triangles and arm locks come into position. Werdumís a big guy and heís got some great triangles. When I rolled with him, he got me in a triangle, too. Heís a big guy who moves well and his jiu-jitsu game just shows how good he really is. Heís a former Abu Dhabi submission champ.

(Fedorís wins over ďCro CopĒ and Nogueira) were a long time ago. That was when he was in his prime, I guess you can say. He hasnít fought anybody on the UFCís level, and the best guys are in the UFC. Werdum was in the UFC. They let him go, and he signed with Strikeforce and I think itís kind of bad, you know, because Werdum is still a young guy whoís coming up and still getting better and better by the month."

06-30-2010, 09:37 PM
Coming from a guy who defended his title against Elvis Sinosic and ducked Chuck Liddell for years. LOL

06-30-2010, 10:01 PM
and someone who is a UFC employee....

06-30-2010, 10:25 PM
Why would anyone believe someone who beats up his girlfriend? Especially when his ex girlfriend makes WAY more money than anyone in the ufc aka ur fighting for cents? Hows the restraining order going for you tito?