The nickname is short for Triangle City in recognition of Ortega’s remarkable ability to lock opponents into a triangle submission hold, even back when he was the smallest kid in Gracie’s academy.Mar 1, 2018
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Matt Serra defeated Shonie Carter via unanimous decision after three rounds.
In an interview with USA Today, Chan Sung Jung said that ‘The Korean Zombie’ nickname is the best in MMA. He said he loves entertaining fans and is proud of his ability to withstand damage but at the end of the day, what he cares about most is winning. “I think it’s the best (nickname) …
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Ortega’s best skill has always been his Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, hence the nickname T-City which stands for Triangle City.Mar 4, 2018
He is good. He is kind. He’s a “pretty boy” in many ways. But in the street, Ortega was always willing to take it further.Oct 14, 2020
Max Holloway Hence, Ortega scratched from the fight after Holloway’s withdrawal. The fight against Max Holloway eventually took place on December 8, 2018, in the main event at UFC 231. Ortega lost the fight by doctor stoppage at the end of the fourth round.
Brian Ortega Record: 15-1-0 (1 NC) W/L Fighter Str loss Brian Ortega Max Holloway 110 290 win Brian Ortega Frankie Edgar 25 27 win Brian Ortega Cub Swanson 24 60 win Brian Ortega Renato Moicano 65 109
The show has been off-air for a few years, following The Ultimate Fighter: Heavy Hitters in 2018 broadcast by Fox Sports 1. The UFC officially announced its return in October 2020, now broadcast by ESPN+. Instead, a remote casting took place on November 13, 2020, featuring male bantamweights and middleweights.
In an interview with MMA media, he spoke about his win but also revealing how he earned his nickname. “It comes from Rener Gracie’” Ortega told the reporter. “He gave it to me when I was about 15 years old because I was the smallest guy in the academy.Oct 17, 2020
Ortega and his girlfriend Stephanie Roberts have been together for a long time now, and have two children together.Jun 15, 2021
The UFC 260 featherweight title between Alex Volkanovski and Brian Ortega is canceled due to COVID-19 protocols, the UFC announced on Saturday during the UFC Fight Night broadcast. The fight was scheduled for March 27. “We followed every policy and process to remain covid free but It wasn’t meant to be this time.”Mar 21, 2021
Featherweight champion Alexander Volkanovski is expected to defend his title against Brian Ortega at the upcoming UFC 266 pay-per-view on Sept. 4.Jun 9, 2021