Yes folks, this fight is actually happening!
And there is a poster to prove it.
Bellator 170 heads to the LA Forum in Inglewood, Calif. on January 21 and features the fight that fans have been waiting for: Tito Ortiz vs. Bellator newcomer Chael Sonnen.
The card pins the "bad boy" against the "bad guy" for what is rumored to be Ortiz's last fight before retirement.
The blood has been boiling for years between the two MMA veterans, ever since Sonnen pinned Ortiz in a college wrestling match. Ortiz has been looking to avenge the loss ever since.
Sonnen signed with the promotion last month after exiting the UFC as a free agent. He last appeared in the cage when he faced Rashad Evans at UFC 167, losing via first round TKO.
Ortiz has one fight remaining on his Bellator contract, and is coming off a first round submission loss to Liam McGeary at Bellator 142. He is a former UFC Light Heavyweight Champion but has not fought under the organization's banner since July, 2012.
Stay tuned as more fights are announced for this card.