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The Middleweight division was then officially renamed the Light Heavyweight (205 lb) division and Ortiz was chosen, along with Wanderlei Silva, as a top contender.Ortiz defeated Silva for the vacant Light Heavyweight Championship at UFC 25 via unanimous decision.Despite dominating Mezger at first, Ortiz lost the fight at in the first round by a guillotine choke submission.After returning with a TKO victory over Jeremy Screeton at West Coast NHB Championships 1, Ortiz fought top ranked fighter and UFC 12 Light Heavyweight Tournament Champion Jerry Bohlander at UFC 18.He also owns an MMA training gym called Punishment Training Center, which is located in his hometown of Huntington Beach, California.Ortiz was born in Huntington Beach, California, where he lived until he moved to Santa Ana, California at the age of five. His father is of Mexican descent and his mother is of English ancestry and was born in Hilo, Hawaii.Ortiz ultimately became the biggest pay-per-view draw of 2006 for his fights with Liddell, Forrest Griffin, and Ken Shamrock.Ortiz is the CEO of Punishment Athletics MMA equipment and clothing line.
Ortiz's first fight in his return occurred at UFC 59 on April 15, 2006, against previous The Ultimate Fighter 1 winner Forrest Griffin.
Ortiz is best known for his stints with the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC), where he is a former Light Heavyweight Champion, having held the title from April 14, 2000, to September 26, 2003, and Bellator MMA.
Along with fighters like Randy Couture and Chuck Liddell, he was one of the sport’s early stars.
He beat Wes Albritton in an alternate bout by referee stoppage at of the first round.
He was selected to face Guy Mezger in the Light Heavyweight final after Enson Inoue could not continue due to injury.