Brian Ortega is a 30-year-old professional mixed martial artist who competes in the UFC’s featherweight division. Known as the ‘T-City’, Ortega occupies the #2 spot in the UFC featherweight rankings. Before his time in the UFC, he reigned as the RFA featherweight champion.
The ‘T-City’ started his UFC career in the year 2014 at UFC on Fox 12 against Mike De La Torre. This was one of the most thrilling matches of his career, which resulted in NC in the end. Subsequently, he fought names like Thiago Tavares and Renato Moicano and won Fight of the Night Awards.
His last bout was against Chan Sung Jung at UFC Fight Night: Ortega vs. The Korean Zombie at Fight Island. After a tough fight, Ortega won the bout via a unanimous decision. He is scheduled to face Alexander Volkanovski on March 27, 2021, at UFC 260. He holds a record of 7-1-0, 1NC in his UFC career.
The American fighter is one of the most dangerous challengers inside the octagon. He is a flashy submission specialist and likes to dominate his opponents inside the octagon.
This has earned him the nickname ‘T-City’. However, in his last fight, he exhibited a strong standup game which his opponents will have to be wary of going forward.
Ortega holds an amazing MMA record of 15-1-0 (1 NC) in his career. His accomplishments are not only limited to the UFC, and the young fighter holds stellar records even outside of it. He is a first-degree black belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu.
The American Mexican fighter is a one-time RFA Featherweight Champion. Furthermore, he received the Breakthrough Fighter of the Year Award, 2018 at the World MMA Awards. Ortega has claimed four Fight of the Night and two Performance of the Night awards.
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|Residence||Torrance, California, United States|
|Weight/Division||146 lb/ featherweight|
|MMA Record||15-1-0(1 NC)|
|Active Win Streak||1|
|Net Worth||$2.5 million|
|Endorsements||Ignite International Limited|