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Midnight Mania! Tito Ortiz and Cris Cyborg star in new film Operation Black Ops

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“The Huntington Beach Bad Boy” Tito Ortiz is a legend of the game. Of course, most fans know Ortiz for the dominating wrestling and punishing ground strikes that saw him capture the UFC Light Heavyweight title 23 years ago, but real fans are also well-aware of Ortiz’s status as a (former) political power house in the Huntington Beach community.

Only the most hardcore of fans are likely to know about Ortiz’s film career, however. Tito has appeared in everything from a Korn music video to a Madea Halloween movie. However, his leading role in “Operation: Black-Ops” could be his most star-making yet, maybe it could bump co-star Cris Cyborg into the Hollywood prime time as well

There’s no trailer at the time of writing, but there is a description! Action Flix offers the following synopsis:

A group of mercenaries are hired to overthrow a Neo-Nazi stronghold nestled deep in the heart of Texas, only to discover they are protecting nuclear codes that could ignite World War III.

“Operation Black-Ops” will release on Digital and DVD July 11. UnCork’d Entertainment’s president describes the film as “high velocity action sequences and plenty of bullets,” and comparisons are made to the Expendables film franchise, which features former Ortiz opponent Randy Couture.

Truly, has there ever been a more appropriate film for Tito Ortiz than something titled Operation Black Operations?


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