Dana White: UFC COULD Cut Tito Ortiz for Domestic Violence

Written by Tom Ngo
April 26th, 2010

It didn’t take long for UFC president Dana White to respond to Monday morning’s events involving his controversial light heavyweight Tito Ortiz and girlfriend Jenna Jameson.

According to TMZ.com, the Huntington Beach Police Department received an emergency call at 9:53 AM this morning regarding a “disturbance.” When cops arrived at the southern California home the power couple share, Jameson reportedly emerged with “visible injuries” and Ortiz was immediately taken into custody.

Jameson later told the celebrity gossip website that she and her twin boys were “gonna be alright” and that she intended to press charges against the father of her children.

“Other than going on a killing spree, being accused of domestic violence is the worst thing you can have going for you,” White told TMZ.com upon hearing the news.

When asked if Octagon brass intended to hand down any disciplinary action, White stated they wanted to wait until the complete police reports are in before penalizing Ortiz. However, White did mention they could render a decision well before the legal process runs its course as well.

“We’re gonna be fair, but we could cut him,” White stated.

White used to manage Ortiz many moons ago, however the two have been bitter enemies for the better part of the last decade. Although, since re-signing with the organization in July 2009, it appeared as though the two mended fences and had simply agreed to disagree moving forward.

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