MMA Fighters Spread Anti-Bullying Message to Laguna Hills Schoolkids

We don't know if Tito Ortiz will be among the former or current MMA fighters spreading anti-bullying messages at a Laguna Hills elementary school today, but he, someone he fought and/or someone the "Bad Boy of Huntington Beach" sparred with could be there.

It's just the latest rally brought to a local school by Santa Ana's LA Boxing franchise, which is taking part in the nationwide anti-bullying campaign.

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Ortiz, the retired UFC Hall of Famer who now manages MMA fighters, took part in an assembly at his alma mater, Huntington Beach High School, last month. Others who have signed on to help LA Boxing spread the word include former WEC Lightweight Champion "Razor" Rob McCullough, former UFC Champion Quinton "Rampage" Jackson of Irvine, current UFC fighter Michael "The Count" Bisping and five-time welterweight boxing champ "Super" Zab Judah.

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Today's rallies are at 10:30 a.m., 12:30 p.m. and 1:30 p.m. at Valencia Elementary School, 25661 Paseo De Valencia, Laguna Hills.

I'd advise school bullies to treat today as a ditch day.

LA Boxing sponsors the website that allows youths to share their own videos about how bullying has affected them.

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