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King Mo: 'Tito Ortiz in his prime would never have beaten me'

Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Now that Quinton Jackson has abandoned ship, top Bellator light heavyweight attraction Tito Ortiz is running out of viable opponents. He already blew away Alexander Shlemenko in a (cough) "super fight" last May, and followed that up by pushing around UFC "Psycho" Stephan Bonnar.

So how about a light heavyweight showdown against Muhammed Lawal?

Probably not going to happen, according to the former Strikeforce 205-pound kingpin, because Ortiz is a "bitch" and knows he can't win.

"King Mo" talks to MMA Fighting:

"He's a bitch, too. It won't happen. He don't want to fight me. He would fight Stephan Bonnar, but he wouldn't fight me. He would fight Alexander Shlemenko, who's really a smaller 185er, but he won't fight me. I'm hood and ghetto -- I'm from the South, so I speak the way I speak. I'm not going to hit no switch and be like, ‘oh, hello there.' I'm keeping it real. He's a fake-ass dude. All he has to do is admit that he doesn't want to fight me. If he does that, I'll leave his ass alone. Keep it real. Tito Ortiz in his prime would never had beaten me ever."

A prime Ortiz was able to beat Vitor Belfort and Wanderlei Silva, among others.

"The Huntington Beach Bad Boy" was called out by Lawal after "King Mo" beat the brakes off Joe Vedepo at the Bellator 131 event last month on Spike TV, but according to Ortiz, it's a "dumb" fight and he's not interested, instead setting his sights on the division title.

That said, any fight fans out there want to see these two throw down?

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