So I just said it straight.”, Ortega knows that the incident divided fans, but ultimately he is content with what went down that night and says that the whole incident was overblown over what was just “a slap.”. If Jung empties the gas tank smashing Ortega’s skull and does not produce the finish, he puts himself in position for one of those damnable third-round (or later in this 25 minute contest) finishes. Ortega was escorted out of T-Mobile Arena by security and the police were called to investigate the incident. Still, there’s a difference between getting touched up early and getting absolutely demolished, and a big part of that has to do with feints and distance work. Men's UFC 253 Adesanya vs Costa Artist Series Event T-Shirt, Israel Adesanya Champion Authentic UFC Fight Night Walkout Jersey, Paulo Costa Chalk UFC Fight Night Walkout Hoodie Replica, Israel "The Last Stylebender" Adesanya Silhouette T-Shirt, Andrade: Fight With Champ Shevchenko ‘Should Have Happened Already’, Ortega Explains Decision To Shave His Head For ‘Zombie’ Fight, BT Sports Releases Touching Tribute Video To Khabib’s Father, Watch: UFC 254 Countdown - Khabib Vs. Gaethje Full Episode. Plus, fans love “The Korean Zombie” — he’s on a hot streak, clearly just one step away from a second chance at UFC gold. At UFC Fight Island 6, Chan Sung Jung and Brian Ortega will duel in the main event. He’s hitting harder and scoring knockouts with a viciousness that is rather intimidating, to the point that fans were already arguing he receive a title shot. UFC featherweight contender Brian Ortega set the record straight on his incident with Jay Park, a friend of The Korean Zombie. That doesn’t seem reasonable to me, but then, UFC’s matchmaking in title fights has been erratic in recent years, so who knows! “After I pulled that stunt in Vegas, (the UFC matchmakers) wanted to make this fight.  Would a single victory really elevate him over the winner between Zabit Magomedsharipov and Yair Rodriguez? Somehow, this may also be a title eliminator for “T-City” as well, which would be quite the reversal of fortunes. Brian Patrick Ortega (San Pedro, Los Ángeles; 21 de febrero de 1991) es un peleador estadounidense de artes marciales mixtas que actualmente compite en la categoría de peso pluma en Ultimate Fighting Championship. These fans pay for our blood, to basically watch us kill each other in the cage, and they’re gonna get offended for a slap. On paper, that sounds like a fantastic recipe for an early stoppage. RJJ: Bout Delayed Because Tyson ‘Didn’t Have A Chance’. Title shot or no, Ortega hasn’t won a fight in quite some time. You got a little too much confidence. What was the deal with Brian Ortega’s ridiculously oversized protective cup? Brian Ortega Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Just because Brian Ortega has a massive challenge ahead of him doesn’t mean he hasn’t thought about the potential opportunity that awaits with another win. It was just a slap, dude. It happened, it is what it was. For Jung, that’s a step that makes sense, as “Korean Zombie” has leveled up in the last couple years. Whatever. Ortega was involved in a confrontation with Park at UFC 248 in early March, where he allegedly slapped The Korean Zombie’s friend while the fighter was in the bathroom. Opposite Ortega, Jung wants a kickboxing match. Jung will be looking to counter; let that be his entrance into close quarters. Walking straight into Jung’s newfound knockout power is not the best idea, by it’s nearly impossible to see Ortega winning this fight without walking through some fire to do so. You have all these little antics, I’m like just stop with that bro. Lopez Stuns Lomachenko With Massive Upset. Roy Jones Jr. claims promoters delayed his boxing return because Mike Tyson didn’t have a chance on just six weeks notice after being inactive since 2005.
He loves to trade in the pocket, but really forcing that close in distance will get him punched. What do you make of the incident between Brian Ortega and Jay Park? Record: 14-1 (1)Key Wins: Frankie Edgar (UFC 222), Cub Swanson (UFC Fight Night 123), Renato Moicano (UFC 214), Clay Guida (UFC 199), Thiago Tavares (UFC Fight Night 68)Key Losses: Max Holloway (UFC 231)Keys to Victory: Ortega is a Brazilian jiu-jitsu expert with some slickness to his boxing, but really, the man is a bruiser.