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Former UFC Champion Tito Ortiz on Overcoming Drug Addiction and His Toughest Opponents Ortiz breaks down how the circumstances he's faced inside and outside of the right taught him the meaning of hard work and dedication.

By David Meltzer

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Tito Ortiz, former UFC Light Heavyweight Champion and CEO of Punishment Athletics, opens up about his childhood, and how the challenges he faced taught him to navigate moments of uncertainty. From his experiences overcoming drug addiction to his toughest opponents in the ring, Ortiz provides insight and advice on the mindset it takes to be truly dedicated.

Oritz and The Playbook host David Meltzer chat about a range of topics including some the advantages of growing up with struggle, the power that comes from taking responsibility for your own life and how you can turn your failures into your greatest asset. The pair discuss how they've personally utilized forgiveness in order to achieve a brighter future.

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David Meltzer

Co-Founder of Sports 1 Marketing, Speaker, Author and Business Coach

David Meltzer, co-founder of Sports 1 Marketing and host of Entrepreneur's podcast, “The Playbook”, is a Top 100 Business Coach, global public speaker and three-time international best-selling author who has been honored by Variety as “Sports Humanitarian of the Year”.

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