WATCH: Sonnen Pins Ortiz Back in 1998

At Bellator 170 in January, MMA stars Chael Sonnen and Tito Ortiz will settle an increasingly personal feud in the main event. The inception of their rivalry came all the way back in 1998, when the two faced off in a collegiate wrestling match in Sonnen’s home state of Oregon.

Sonnen, an All-American wrestler at Oregon, got the better of Ortiz in that competition: the boy who would grow up to call himself "The American Gangster" got Ortiz to the ground and put him in a head-lock quickly. He was able to pin Ortiz from the position in under a minute.

Ortiz, now 41, will have the opportunity to avenge the collegiate wrestling loss on Jan. 21 at the Forum in Inglewood, California.

Watch the video below:

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