Tito Ortiz

As previously reported

The bout was officially announced on Ariel Helwani’s MMA Show on Monday and confirmed by a Combate Americas official.

Chuck Liddell at a MMA show in Inglewood, Calif.

That bout followed a four-fight stint with Bellator, where Ortiz picked up wins over the likes of Chael Sonnen and Stephan Bonnar. His pro record currently stands at 20-12-1.

El Patron, the son of famed Mexican luchador Dos Caras and a multiple-time world champion for various pro-wrestling promotions including the , CMLL, and Impact Wrestling, will compete in MMA for the first time since February 2010.

A former Olympic wrestling hopeful representing Mexico, the 42-year-old El Patron owns a 9-5 MMA record, with his first fights taking place in Japan where he once suffered a first-round knockout loss to Mirko Cro Cop.

Ortiz and El Patron will be in on Tuesday and Wednesday for media appearances. As of yet, no co-main event has been announced for the Dec. 7 show, which will take place on pay-per-view at an announced price of $39.99.


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