Medical Newswire

Medical Newswire!

Medicine, Healthcare, Medical Research, Hospitals, Management
Press release distribution service
Home | Medical-Newswire.Com:

Mixed Martial Arts Fighter Tito Ortiz Heads To Persian Gulf For USO To Meet With U.S. Troops

(EMAILWIRE.COM, June 26, 2007 ) LOS ANGELES – Mixed martial arts fighter Tito Ortiz will travel to the Persian Gulf this summer to meet with U.S. troops on duty there under the sponsorship of the USO. The trip is the latest show of support for the troops by Ortiz, former Light-Heavyweight champion in the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) circuit who will fight a highly promoted bout with Rashad Evans on July 7th at the Arco Arena in California (UFC® 73: Stacked).Ortiz will travel to the Gulf with fellow “Team Punishment” fighter Justin McCully. Posters announcing the fight will go up soon at selected bases in the region. “I think showing support for our troops is one of the most important things we as Americans can do,” said Ortiz. “I am tremendously excited about going to the Persian Gulf with the USO. The men and women on duty there are literally on the front lines and I’ll do whatever I can to show them how much their service means to us back home.” Most recently Ortiz was a special guest at an Armed Forces Day program on May 19th at the Banning Armory in California. He spoke at a ceremony and took part in a meet-and-greet session with soldiers from the California National Guard, PASS, the Veterans of Foreign Wars, the American Legion and others to honor active duty military personnel and “Blue Star” families (i.e. those with a loved one on active duty) and “Gold Star” mothers and families of soldiers who have given their lives in defense of freedom. Jacob “Tito” Ortiz is a legendary MMA fighter. His career has been mostly within the Ultimate Fighting Championship organization where he was Light-Heavyweight champion and became one of the UFC’s shining stars.A native of Huntington Beach, CA, Ortiz is also known as “The Huntington Beach Bad Boy" and is admired as both a colorful showman and talented athlete. His acting ability and charisma have earned him roles in several films and TV series. Most recently he made an appearance on the CBS TV series “NUMB3RS.” He also donates substantial time to charitable work, makes appearances to support the U.S. troops and heads a successful sportswear firm, Punishment Athletics ( For more information, visit and Contact: Sara Perkins, Tito Ortiz Press Office at 212-687-1977 or press release was issued though GroupWeb EmailWire.Com. For more information on press release distribution, go to

Tito Ortiz
Kim Lucchese


Medical Resources
We are pleased to offer you this exciting, new, and entirely free professional resource. Visit our Free Healthcare resource center today to browse our selection of 600+ complimentary Healthcare magazines, white papers, webinars, podcasts, and more. Get popular titles including:

Eyecare Business
Medical Laboratory Observer

No credit cards, coupons, or promo codes required. Try it today!

Medical Sponsors

Health News is part of GropWeb Network, online properties of GroupWeb Media LLC. Copyright © GroupWeb Media LLC. All Rights Reserved.

For unlimited press release distribution for $99 per month, call (281) 645-4086 or start posting your press releases online at CityRegions.Com is part of GropWeb Network, online properties of GroupWeb Media LLC. Copyright © 2012 GroupWeb Media LLC. All Rights Reserved.

GroupWeb Media Network
AfricaNewswire.Net | AppleNews247.Com | AsiaNewsWire.Net | Aviation-NewsWire | Energy Industry | EstateNewsWire | | Food Beverage News | Glamour NewsWire | Health NewsWire | Hosting NewsWire | i-Auto NewsWire | i-Business News | EuropeNewsWire.Net | | i-Canada-News.Com | | iT-NewsWire.Com
| InvestorsNewsDesk.Com | i-TravelNewsWire.Com | | | | MoneyNewsWire.Net | Movie-Stars-News.Com | PayDayNews247.Com | PharmaNewsWire.Com | Publishing-NewsWire.Com | | Telecom-NewsWire.Net | Transportation-News.Com | USGovernment-News.Com | WebPosters.Net | Wireless-NewsWire.Com | - Medicl Newswire and Press Release service of GroupWeb Media LLC