Tag: Brian Ortega

UFC 231 medical suspensions: Brian Ortega potentially out six months after grisly loss

By MMA Fighting Newswire Brian Ortega lost to Max Holloway at UFC 231. Esther Lin, MMA Fighting UFC featherweight contender Brian Ortega headlined a list of 16 fighters to be issued extended medical suspensions in the aftermath of UFC 231. The Ontario Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Sport released the event’s finalized medical suspension report […]

Brian Ortega releases statement, reveals multiple injuries suffered in UFC 231 main event

By MMA Fighting Newswire   Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Brian Ortega broke his silence after a gritty battle against UFC featherweight champion Max Holloway in the UFC 231 event Saturday night in Toronto. Ortega, who agreed with the doctor’s stoppage in the Instagram post, says he broke his thumb and his nose against Holloway in a statement […]

UFC 231 weigh-in results: Max Holloway makes weight, title fight with Brian Ortega is official

By Dave Doyle@davedoylemma  Esther Lin, MMA Fighting The second time was the charm for the Max Holloway vs. Brian Ortega fight. The highly anticipated matchup of two of the finest young stars in mixed martial arts is now official for Saturday night at UFC 231 at Scotiabank Arena in Toronto. Holloway, the UFC featherweight champion, […]

Brian Ortega more interested in fighting Khabib Nurmagomedov than Conor McGregor

MMAFighting.com By Dave Doyle@davedoylemma   Brian Ortega knows he has a tall task ahead of him Saturday night when he meets UFC featherweight champion Max Holloway in the main event of UFC 231 in Toronto. But like any fighter in the modern era with championship aspirations, the native of LA’s South Bay suburbs can’t help but think […]

Brian Ortega implies Max Holloway will be stripped of belt if he ‘doesn’t show up’ at UFC 231

By Bloodyelbow.com “Yeah, it’s in the contract. Everything is done. I will fight for the featherweight belt with or without him.” By Lewis Mckeever@Mckeever89 Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images Earlier this month, it was confirmed that surging featherweight contender Brian Ortega would challenge Max Holloway for the title at UFC […]

‘Nothing is official’, but Brian Ortega says Max Holloway bout has been offered for UFC 231

By MMA Fighting Newswire   Brian Ortega Esther Lin, MMA Fighting If all continues to go according to plan for Brian Ortega, he’ll soon be settling his unfinished business with Max Holloway. Speaking to the media backstage at UFC Lincoln on Saturday, Ortega confirmed a report from MMAjunkie that an offer has been made for him to challenge Holloway […]