Ortiz has now lost his second straight fight since beating Ryan Bader at UFC 132 and stopping his previous losing skid.
After his loss to Nogueira though, Ortiz stated he wanted to fulfill the last fight on his contract.
Now it's left to be seen if Ortiz will get that shot after leaving for the hospital after his loss to Nogueira. The knee to the body that originally knocked Ortiz down seems to have broken a rib or two of Ortiz's.
That makes it the second straight fight that Ortiz has been beaten with a knee to the body. The last time, of course, was against Rashad Evans, who finished off Ortiz with knees and punches.
But Ortiz feels he has one fight left in him despite a 1-6-1 record since 2006. If he feels that way, why stop him?
In his last fight he may get someone easy to bring him out on top anyway. That's if he gets another fight.
Ortiz's skid has made this a little more iffy. Does UFC president Dana White give him that last fight? Or does he "Chuck Liddell" Ortiz into retirement?
We might have the answer soon enough on whether or not Ortiz will get one last shot at a UFC win.
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