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Tito Ortiz blames missing weight on having to wear a face mask during Triller Fight Club weigh-ins

Triller Fight Club Legends II takes place this Saturday, September 11th in Hollywood, Fla. A heavyweight boxing bout between former UFC fighter Vitor Belfort and Evander Holyfield are set to headline the event. Additionally, there are four other fights set to take place on Saturday’s pay per view.

9 out of the 10 fighters fighting on Saturday successfully made weight earlier today, with the exception of ‘The Huntington Beach Bad Boy’, ‘Tito Ortiz’. Ortiz (46), came in at 200 pounds, 5 pounds over the official 195 limit. The bout will go on as scheduled, as Ortiz was fined 20% of his fight purse for the mishap.

All fighters, coaches, and attendees were mandated to wear masks for the weigh-in by rule of the ‘Florida State Athletic Commission.

The former Huntington Beach city council member, Ortiz, did not seem happy with the mandate and stated that the ‘mask mandate’ was his reason for his failed weight cut. Ortiz voiced his displeasure towards the Florida Athletic Commission and has threatened to sue “I am a patriot before I am a fighter, the Florida State Athletic commission owes me money, and I’m coming to get it”

Ortiz mentioned that the stress of the mask mandate, is what ultimately led to his failed weight cut: ” I’ve competed 1,000’s of times in my life and never missed weight, now they mandate a mask and I miss weight, ‘coincidence’, I think not”

Ortiz admitted there were other factors that potentially could have contributed to his weight cut struggles.

Ortiz is a proud supporter of former President Donald Trump, who will be in attendance Saturday for his role as an ‘alternative’ broadcast member. Ortiz admitted the nerves of performing in front of the former President were not easy: “I can’t lie I’m more nervous about pleasing the President than I was ‘pleasing’ my baby mama who is a pornstar”

Ortiz is most likely referring to current Adult Actress Star ‘Jenna Jameson’ who Ortiz shares 2 children with. Jameson who is known for her roles in ‘Love me Long-Long-Long Time’ and ‘Dong Destroyers 3’ previously dated the former UFC star from 2007-2013.

Ortiz will need all the help he can get on Saturday as he matches up against one of the best to ever do it, Anderson ‘The Spider’ Silva, who also briefly dated Jenna Jameson from 2014-2015, making this the first-ever Pay Per View to be headlined by two ‘Eskimo Bros’