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Tito Ortiz to fight Ryan Bader at UFC 132

Updated: March 21, 2011, 5:09 PM ET
By Franklin McNeil | ESPN.com

NEWARK, N.J. -- Former light heavyweight champion Tito Ortiz will face contender Ryan Bader on July 2 in Las Vegas, UFC president Dana White told ESPN.com on Monday.

Ortiz (15-8-1) will look to snap a three-fight losing skid, while Bader attempts to bounce back from the first loss of his professional career. Bader was defeated by newly crowned 205-pound champion Jon Jones on Feb. 5.

"I like this fight," White said. "It's a good fight stylistically; they're both wrestlers. Tito is coming ...

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