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Tito Ortiz Could Stay in UFC 'If Dana White Learns to Shut His Mouth and Respect Me'

We're 10 days away from UFC 84, which is slated to be the last fight for Tito Ortiz in UFC. But Ortiz himself is leaving open the possibility that he could stay with the organization -- provided UFC President Dana White shows Ortiz the respect that he thinks he deserves.

When asked if there was a possibility that he could stay in UFC after his current contract runs out this month, White told Ariel Helwani of Fox Sports:
You know what it really comes down to is just (UFC president) Dana White. If he learns to shut his mouth and learns to respect me there is a possibility yet. (He needs to) give a public apology for the things that he has done. That is just what it really comes down to, but I want to go with a company that is going to respect me and see me as the champion I am and the ambassador that I am of the sport and not really downplay me or disrespect me on television or anything else.
White and Ortiz have often made critical comments about each other, and I seriously doubt an apology is forthcoming from either side. But I do think it's reasonable to think that the two of them could simply decide that they both make more money together than they can apart. Don't assume that Ortiz is done with UFC just yet.