Tito Ortiz Explains Why He Kept Choking Sonnen After He Tapped — WATCH!

“When Chael was tapping, I thought he was trying to get my hands off. No offense to McCarthy… I was just holding on because I didn’t think it was over. I thought it was still going.”

Tito Ortiz caught some heat for holding on to the rear naked choke for too long during his main event bout with Chael Sonnen during the main event of “Bellator 170”. Ortiz admits that he may have held on to the choke for a bit too long, but it was with good reason.