Ortiz ultimately became the biggest pay-per-view draw of for his fights naked Liddell, Forrest Griffinand Ken Shamrock.
Ortiz was born in Huntington Beach, Californiawhere he lived until he moved to Santa Ana, California at the age of five. He is the son of Joyce men nude feet Samuel Ortiz.
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His father is of Mexican descent and his mother is of English ancestry and was born in Hilo, Hawaii. Ortiz has three older half-brothers from his mother's first marriage to Boy Simmons. His parents divorced when he was thirteen years old, and his mother took the young Ortiz with her back to Huntington Naked.
When he was only seven years old, Ortiz supported himself by selling fish that he caught at a local pier and later attended Huntington Beach High Schoolwhere he began wrestling during his sophomore year.
He excelled at the sport, winning a CIF championship at pounds, and finishing fourth in the state tournament as a senior.
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When Ortiz was eighteen years old, his mother kicked him out of the house and he began living with one of his brothers while doing labor work, and fights became addicted to methamphetamines. At the age of nineteen, Ortiz ran into an boy high school wrestling coach, a future UFC fighter and the head wrestling coach at Golden West CollegePaul Herrera, who encouraged him to enroll in the college.
Ortiz then began attending Golden West, where he was a California junior college state champion and All-American for two consecutive years before transferring California State University fights Bakersfieldwhere he continued wrestling but was never a full-time starter.
Ortiz's mixed martial arts debut was at UFC 13 in