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Brian Ortega: A Bad Match-up for the UFC Featherweight Division

After watching Royce Gracie in the early days of the UFC, a young Brian Ortega tried out jiu-jitsu — and turned out to be a prodigy. …read more

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Edgar was a ‘little depressed’ after Holloway withdrew from UFC 222

Frankie Edgar is bummed that he won’t get to fight Max Holloway at UFC 222 but is ready to take on a very ‘game’ Brian Ortega. Frankie Edgar will no …read more

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Frankie Edgar explains motivation for accepting non-title fight with Brian Ortega

If things had gone according to the original plan, former UFC lightweight champion Frankie Edgar would be challenging Max Holloway for the UFC featherweight title in the main event of …read more

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Frankie Edgar explains why he accepted non-title fight against Brian Ortega at UFC 222

Frankie Edgar’s road back to gold grew even more snakebitten earlier this month when featherweight champion Max Holloway was forced to withdraw from the pair’s rescheduled title fight at UFC …read more

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Cyborg-Kunitskaya to headline UFC 222

UPDATE: Dana White confirms Cris Cyborg vs. Yana Kunitskaya and Frankie Edgar vs. Brian Ortega as the main events for #UFC222! https://t.co/aPs0C8GRNT
— FOX Sports: UFC (@UFCONFOX) February 8, 2018
Due to …read more

Source:: UFC

Saved! Cris Cyborg vs Yana Kunitskaya headlines UFC 222, Frankie Edgar vs Brian Ortega booked as co-main event

Crisis averted.
Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) has salvaged its upcoming UFC 222 pay-per-view (PPV) event — which is set to go down on March 3, 2018 — as the promotion …read more

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Cris Cyborg vs. Yana Kunitskaya, Frankie Edgar vs. Brian Ortega scheduled for UFC 222

UFC 222 appears to have been saved.
After days of negotiations, the UFC has scheduled Cris “Cyborg” Justino vs. Yana Kunitskaya for the women’s featherweight title on March 3 in Las …read more

Source:: MMAFighting

Cyborg-Kunitskaya in The Works For UFC 222, Edgar-Ortega a Done Deal

UPDATE: Sources have confirmed that Frankie Edgar vs. Brian Ortega is “virtually a done deal.” Cris Cyborg and Yana Kunitskaya might just save the UFC 222 pay-per-view. Cyborg is the …read more

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Report: Edgar-Ortega ‘all but done’ — but UFC 222 in jeopardy of losing PPV in favor of ‘Fight Night’ card

If you still haven’t bought a ticket, you might want to see how this plays out.
Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) will likely give top featherweight contender Brian Ortega the chance to …read more

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BREAKING | Frankie Edgar and Brian Ortega in the Works for UFC 222 Replacement

After the crushing news of Max Holloway’s injury that will force him out of his UFC 222 title fight with Frankie Edgar, the UFC is absolutely scrambling to get a …read more

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EXCLUSIVE | Josh Emmett believes win over Jeremy Stephens could be more valuable than win over Brian Ortega

Back in December of 2017, Team Alpha Male staple Josh Emmett authored the best win of his career thus far, smashing Ricardo Lamas to a first-round knockout win. With this …read more

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Cub Swanson considers offer from UFC, others as he eyes next fight

December 9, 2017; Fresno, CA, USA; Cub Swanson (red gloves) fights Brian Ortega (blue gloves) during UFC Fight Night at Save Mart Center. Mandatory Credit: Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports

December 9, …read more

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Video: ‘Scary’ Jeremy Stephens rags on ‘lazy’ Brian Ortega for sitting on his ass and waiting for a title shot

Manhattan is the city that never sleeps. “T-City,” however, appears to have a curfew of around 8 p.m. (or earlier).
That’s according to “savage” UFC featherweight Jeremy Stephens, who is looking …read more

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Darren Elkins says Brian Ortega should fight or risk losing No. 1 contender's spot

ST. LOUISDarren Elkins said it’s a bad idea for Brian Ortega to sit on the sidelines and wait for a UFC featherweight title shot. The division might pass …read more

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Jeremy Stephens Says Brian Ortega Shrugged Off Callout, Prefers to Wait for Title Shot

After he dispatched Doo Ho Choi in the UFC Fight Night 124 headliner, Jeremy Stephens exchanged words with surging featherweight contender Brian Ortega, who was seated cageside in St. Louis. …read more

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EXCLUSIVE | Josh Emmett says a fight with Brian Ortega “needs to happen”, weighs in on Edgar vs. Holloway

Josh Emmett says a fight with Brian Ortega “needs to happen”, weighs in on Edgar vs. Holloway.
UFC featherweight contender Josh Emmett is coming off one of the most sensational knockouts …read more

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Josh Emmett says he’s waiting for ‘scared’ Brian Ortega to sign bout agreement

UFC featherweight contender Josh Emmett says he has been offered a fight against Brian Ortega, but that “T-City” has yet to sign the dotted line. Josh Emmett has received — …read more

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CSAC Tells Marlon Moraes to Move Up a Weight Class

UFC Fight Night 123 in Fresno was the last California event hosted by the UFC. It featured top Featherweights Cub Swanson and Brian Ortega going at it in the main …read more

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Josh Emmett’s time is now, wants Brian Ortega in a UFC title eliminator

Josh Emmett picked up the biggest win of his mixed martial arts (MMA) career by knocking out Ricardo Lamas in the very first round at UFC on FOX 26 in …read more

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