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.

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Tito Ortiz, former 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 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 .

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