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AUDIO: UFC 133 Media Call With Tito Ortiz, Rashad Evans

Above is the audio (in YouTube video form) of today's UFC 133 media call with former UFC light heavyweight champions Tito Ortiz and Rashad Evans. To read the recap of Ortiz's comments, go here. For Evans', go here. Also be sure to check out the partial written transcript of today's call. Make sure to cross reference it with the audio above.

Speaking personally, it appears the media and fans are curious to see if the previous rivalry or even bad blood between Ortiz and Evans would make a second appearance in their rematch. It hasn't and there really shouldn't be any question as to why. While both probably wish their first meeting - a draw - would have resulted differently, neither is tethered to the other in terms of polarity. Whatever disagreements they had previously, but are quite obviously over them now. Their 'beef', as it were, was likely something existing for only a moment in time. Moreover, given the late notice for Ortiz and the larger narrative about his career in conjunction with the narrative about Evans' long layoff and opponent swapping, it's only natural whatever disagreement they had would be drowned out.