Jul. 7, 2012; Las Vegas, NV, USA; UFC fighter Tito Ortiz reacts following his loss in a light heavyweight bout in UFC 148 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena. Ortiz retired following the fight. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Tito Ortiz arrested for suspicion of DUI


According to the California Highway Patrol, UFC Hall of Famer and mixed martial arts veteran Tito Ortiz has been arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence. Ortiz, whose birth name is Jacob Christopher Ortiz, was involved in a single-car accident that led to his arrest in West Los Angeles.

“Ortiz was driving northbound on the I-405 when he lost control of his vehicle and struck the concrete center median,” a press release stated.

According to the report from KTLA 5, Ortiz was taken into custody around 4:00 a.m.

The 38-year-old Ortiz was driving a 2012 Porsche Panamera and had two passengers in the car and no passengers were injured in the accident. The vehicle was described as “moderately damaged.”

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