Report: Ryan Bader vs. Tito Ortiz at UFC 132

Light heavyweight contender Ryan Bader (12-1) will look to bounce back from his first professional defeat against struggling former champion Tito Ortiz (15-8-1) at UFC 132, according to MMAWeekly.com.

Bader won his first five fights in the UFC, including a knockout win over Vinny Magalhaes to win The Ultimate Fighter 8 competition. However, after a big win over veteran Antonio Rogerio Nogueira, Bader suffered a second round submission loss to current UFC titleholder Jon Jones.

As for Ortiz, his UFC career could be on the line, with the “Huntington Beach Bad Boy” having lost four of his last five. Ortiz’s last win came in 2006 against Ken Shamrock.

UFC 132 is set to go down on July 2 in Las Vegas, headlined by a rematch between Jon Fitch and B.J. Penn.

4 thoughts on “Report: Ryan Bader vs. Tito Ortiz at UFC 132”

  1. Tito comes full circle…made most of his career beating up an old man in Ken Shamrock…now the role is reversed…props for him finally taking this fight though.

  2. Horrible matchmaking.

    Bader went from fighting the guy who could be the best fighter in the sport to his next fight against someone who hasn’t won in 5 years.

    What a joke.

  3. BJB…normally I’d agree…but Bader’s a guy they don’t wanna throw to the wolves…it was his first career loss and he got DOMINATED…a win over someone like Ortiz would be good for him…

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