UFC legend Tito Ortiz has nailed his colors to the mast and pledged his backing for Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone ahead of the American’s clash with Conor McGregor at UFC 246 in January.

Speaking to Australian outlet Submission Radio ahead of his own upcoming fight with former WWE champion Alberto Rodriguez for Combate Americas, Ortiz said McGregor’s unsavory behavior over the past year played a big part in him siding with Cerrone in their upcoming clash in Las Vegas on January 18.

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Ortiz may be backing Cerrone, but he says he’s hopeful the two UFC fan-favorites will serve up a thrilling main event at the T-Mobile Arena in the UFC’s first pay-per-view event of 2020.

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