MMA Legend Tito Ortiz Thanks Trump After POTUS Congratulates Him on Win

MMA pioneer and former UFC light heavyweight champion Tito Ortiz defeated former WWE champion Alberto Del Rio Saturday by rear naked choke in the first round.

Ortiz, a longtime Trump supporter, received a congratulations tweet from the President after his victory.

Per Fox News, Ortiz has been a vocal advocate for Trump for years, with the two having a history that dates back to the early-to-mid aughts.

The 44-year-old spoke to FOX Business’ Maria Bartiromo last week and discussed Latino support for Trump, and was even decked out in a “Trump 2020” T-shirt after Saturday night’s win.

Trump wrote “Congratulations to @TitoOrtiz on tonight’s huge WIN, a Great American Patriot!”

Ortiz replied:

Thank you very much Mr. President @realDonaldTrump that means the world to me!

Twitter received support from Trump supporters.

Shawn retell wrote:

Congrats on your win Mr. Ortiz, I look forward to watching you have many more. Awesome entrance, fight shorts and Trump banner.

Another Twitter user wrote:

“America this is what a true Patriotic Champion looks like. Hes a Patriot of kindness,Strength,Dignity and Pride all rolled into one nation. God-bless American champions.”

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