Police responded to a disturbance at Ortiz's residence in the early hours of Monday morning. Moments later the MMA star was led out of the premises in hand cuffs by the officers.
While the victim's name isn't being released officially by local police, the mother of Ortiz's children Jenna Jamison was quoted as saying that she intended to press charges.
Tito, real name Jacob Ortiz was released Monday afternoon after posting $25,000 bail.
Ortiz holds a mixed martial arts record of 15-7-1 and was last seen at UFC 106 where he lost to Forrest Griffin. Once one of the biggest stars in the company, a series of injuries and disputes with management have seen Ortiz struggle to maintain his ranking.
The former light heavyweight champion was a coach on the latest season of 'The Ultimate Fighter', and was scheduled to fight rival coach Chuck Liddell at UFC 115 but pulled out of the bout for undisclosed reasons.
that when asked for comment, UFC president Dana White said:
"We're gonna be fair, but we could cut him. Other than going on a killing spree, being accused of domestic violence is the worst thing you can have going for you"