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Tito Ortiz confirms political career is ‘100 percent over’

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. – Tito Ortiz’s run in politics has hit the last stop.

The former UFC light heavyweight champion and mayor pro tem of Huntington Beach has confirmed he’s done with politics and back to what he knows best – fighting.

Ortiz returns to action this Saturday at Triller Fight Club Legends II, as he’s set to take on fellow ex-UFC titleholder Anderson Silva in a 195-pound bout in the co-main event of the card. This marks Ortiz’s first fight back since getting elected and then resigning from his position as mayor pro tem.

“One-hundred percent my political

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How RuPaul’s Drag Race Prepared Honey Mahogany For a Career In Politics

Here, Mahogany speaks about working in politics as a black trans woman, the need for increased representation, and why RuPaul’s Drag Race is the perfect training ground for a career in politics.

How did you enter politics?

I never thought that I would be in politics or grow up to be a mayor or anything like that. It wasn’t really in my vision for myself. I was a social worker and I was working a lot with my community, the LGBTQ community, and seeing first hand a lot of the displacement that was hurting folks. For some people it really

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Russell Westbrook breaks Oscar Robertson’s all-time NBA record for most career triple-doubles

Russell Westbrook and Oscar Robertson led parallel careers. Both had to carry weaker teams and were criticized for failing to win titles in their primes. Both reigned as perhaps the best athletes of their era. They are the only two players in league history to average a triple-double across an entire season. 

But now, Westbrook has officially passed Robertson in the NBA record books. In the fourth quarter of Washington’s battle with the Atlanta Hawks on Monday, Westbrook finally recorded his 10th rebound of the night. In the end, he finished the 125-124 loss to the Hawks with a team-high

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