Video: Anderson Silva gave up first-class plane seat to Tito Ortiz’s fianceé after their bout

In the weeks leading up to their September 11 fight, Tito Ortiz wasn’t too fond of opponent Anderson Silva. “The Huntington Beach Bad Boy”…

By: Milan Ordoñez | 2 years ago
Video: Anderson Silva gave up first-class plane seat to Tito Ortiz’s fianceé after their bout
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In the weeks leading up to their September 11 fight, Tito Ortiz wasn’t too fond of opponent Anderson Silva. “The Huntington Beach Bad Boy” said he lost respect for his fellow ex-UFC champion for having him cut down to 195 pounds.

But Ortiz made a full 180-degree turn in his feelings towards “The Spider.” In a recent video he released (H/T The Mac Life), he now has “mad respect” for Silva, who apparently gave up his first-class seat to accommodate Ortiz’s ​​fianceé, Amber Nichole Miller.

The biggest thing I think Anderson’s ever done to me… I’m very thankful, he just actually gave up his first-class ticket for Amber to sit here. The flight’s messed up — or the airline, JetBlue, messed up — but Anderson Silva gave his seat up for Amber to sit next to me.

Anderson Silva, you’re the man, dude! I appreciate it. Thank you very much. Amazing man. Nothing but respect. Even after the fight.

You’re the man. Mad respect, dude. Always.

It was certainly a laudable gesture on Silva’s part, who never seemed to have a hint of bad blood towards Ortiz despite the comments. He did proceed to get the job done on fight night via face-planting KO inside 90 seconds.

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Milan Ordoñez
Milan Ordoñez

Milan Ordoñez has been covering combat sports since 2012 and has been part of the Bloody Elbow staff since 2016. He’s also competed in amateur mixed martial arts and submission grappling tournaments.

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