Liberty and Justice with Matt Whitaker Episode 4. In Episode 4, former Acting Attorney General Matt Whitaker talks with former UFC light heavy weight champion Tito Ortiz and former UFC heavyweight Champion Frank Mir. Venture Capitalist Harrison Rogers also joined the conversation. During this conversation, both Tito Ortiz and Frank Mir shared their unique thoughts on the American Dream. Tito Ortiz, Frank Mir and Harrison Rogers are all taking part in the first ever Freedom Fight Night on Saturday, March 19th 2022 in Miami, Florida. Learn more at freedomfightnight.co
Tito Ortiz is the former UFC Light Heavy Weight World Champion and UFC Hall of Famer. He is a successful businessman and entrepreneur. In addition to being an accomplished athlete and businessman he is a successful movie and television actor. Tito Ortiz runs his own hugely successful clothing line, Punishment Athletics Enterprises and his Athlete management company, Primetime 360 ESM. He raises money for children’s charities and regularly travels abroad on USO missions to support the troops. He frequently appears on the cover of magazines and other media and has appeared in numerous films and TV shows. He authored a bestselling autobiography, “This Is Gonna Hurt”, and became a crossover star on NBC’s “Celebrity Apprentice” where he made it through nine of the season’s 12 episodes. In 2017 he co-starred in Tyler Perry’s box office hit “Boo 2”. In 2018 he co-starred in the movie “Silencer” as well as Claudia Myers’ “Shadow Girl”. In 2019 he co-starred in the Lionsgate thriller “Trauma Center”. A true character of life, Tito Ortiz will give his all to whatever is thrown at him. He is the proud father of 3 boys. A man with many talents both in and out of the ring, Tito has overcome tremendous adversity to rise to the top and is a true American success story.
UFC Heavyweight Champion Frank Mir competed in five UFC championship bouts during his career and twice captured either an interim or undisputed UFC heavyweight title. He fought a litany of Hall of Fame names and even collided twice against former UFC champion and WWE superstar Brock Lesnar, with the second of their battles at UFC 100 selling over 1.6 million pay-per-views and holding the UFC’s all-time pay-per-view record until 2016.
Harrison Rogers is a highly successful entrepreneur, philanthropist, and national political leader. Having started, run and invested in dozens of thriving businesses, Harrison has a strong understanding what it takes for businesses large and small to be successful in today’s environment. Known as the “anti-woke” CEO, his compelling personal background and professional success at a young age give him a unique perspective on business and politics.
Matthew G. Whitaker was acting Attorney General of the United States (2018-2019). Prior to becoming acting Attorney General, Mr. Whitaker served as Chief of Staff to the Attorney General. He was appointed as the U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of Iowa by President George W. Bush, serving from 2004-2009. Whitaker was the managing partner of Des Moines based law firm, Whitaker Hagenow & Gustoff LLP from 2009 until rejoining DOJ in 2017. He was also the Executive Director for FACT, The Foundation for Accountability & Civic Trust, an ethics and accountability watchdog, between 2014 and 2017. Mr. Whitaker is Author of the book--Above the Law, The Inside Story of How the Justice Department Tried to Subvert President Trump.
Mr. Whitaker graduated with a Master of Business Administration, Juris Doctor, and Bachelor of Arts from the University of Iowa. While at Iowa, Mr. Whitaker was a three-year letterman on the football team where he received the prestigious Big Ten Medal of Honor.
Mr. Whitaker is now a Co-Chair of the Center for Law and Justice at America First Policy Institute and a Senior Fellow at the American Conservative Union Foundation. Matt is on the Board of Directors for America First Legal Foundation and is a Senior Advisor to IronGate Capital Advisors. He is also Of Counsel with the Graves Garrett law firm. Whitaker appears regularly to discuss legal and political issues on Fox News, Newsmax and other news outlets. He splits his time between Iowa, Florida and Washington, D.C.