UFC 140 Video: Tito Ortiz Considering Retirement

MMA Heat's Karyn Bryant had the chance to sit down for a long talk with Tito Ortiz and get his thoughts on a variety of topics, from his UFC 140 bout with Antonio Rogerio Nogueira to his contract situation and a possible retirement in the very near future.

Here's the video (retirement talk starts around 20:00):


Quote (transcribed by USA Today's Sergio Non):

Maybe it's time. I don't know.

I guess when I leave on my own terms -- and I look at it as, when I don't have fun coming in the gym anymore, sparring and pushing myself and running every day, maybe it is time. I'm not overstaying my welcome.

...

I don't know. But you never know. You never know if Dana and Lorenzo come to me with some numbers that make sense to me. I'm healthy.

...

Is it worth it not being able to run with my kids or wrestle with my kids or throw a football with my kids when they get older? A million dollars ain't worth it.

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