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Could Tito Ortiz Have Beaten Jon Jones Once Upon a Time?

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No one has ever doubted the confidence level of former UFC light heavyweight champion Tito Ortiz. The legend is set to make his retirement fight this Saturday night in the co-main event of UFC 148: Silva vs. Sonnen II from Las Vegas against Forrest Griffin.

When asked his opinion about current UFC 205-pound champion Jon Jones, Ortiz didn't back down one bit. In fact, in the interview with ESPN, Ortiz believes in his prime, he could stop the seemingly invincible Jones.

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"Jon Jones is a great champion, but me in my prime, I was devastating," Ortiz said. "I was vicious. Nobody could stop me. Of course I could beat him in my prime."

Ortiz compared the dream match to that of Ali facing Tyson in a boxing ring, adding, "You'll never know because it's two different generations."

Along with facing Griffin for a third time, Ortiz will also be inducted into the UFC's Hall of Fame this weekend.

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