Brian Ortega

After big UFC 227 win, Renato Moicano explains why Brian Ortega rematch makes sense

LOS ANGELES – In July 2017, at UFC 214, Renato Moicano was handed his first career loss. As far as roads to recovery go, though, his has been quite a …

MMA & UFC

Frankie Edgar vs. ‘Korean Zombie’ to headline UFC 25th anniversary show

The UFC is turning 25 and is throwing one heck of a party for itself in November.Frankie Edgar vs. Chan Sung Jung is set to headline UFC Denver on …

MMA & UFC

Holloway ‘Conned’ Into Hospital Visit, Blames Clickbait For Stroke Scare

Current Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Featherweight champion Max Holloway is still on the mend after he was forced out of his title defense …

MMA & UFC

Latest Estimates Still Have UFC 226 PPV Buys at Less Than 400,000

Daniel Cormier (photo via UFC)<p>By FCF Staff<p>Not long after UFC 226 took place on July 7th, it was reported that early estimates had the card selling …

Selling

UFC 226 Does Disappointing PPV Sales

UFC 226 was poised to be the UFC’s biggest event of the year. And, technically, that came to be true. However, the pay-per-view sales were nowhere …

Max Holloway

Dana White gives promising update on Max Holloway's health, has no plans for interim title

CALGARY – UFC President Dana White says featherweight champion Max Holloway is making promising strides in his recovery after withdrawing from UFC …

Max Holloway

Jeremy Stephens: Brian Ortega’s best chance to beat me was at UFC 226

CALGARY, Alberta — When Brian Ortega declined a short-notice opponent at UFC 226, there was much discussion about whether that decision may have hurt …

MMA & UFC

Manager denies rumors alleging that Holloway had a stroke prior to UFC 226

Manager Brian Butler-Au denies rumors about Max Holloway supposedly suffering a stroke prior to UFC 226, which led to his pullout from his scheduled …

MMA & UFC

Cris Cyborg Says Mayweather vs. McGregor Opened the Door to Boxing for Her

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Boxing

Resentment? Nah – if anything, Renato Moicano wants to thank Brian Ortega for first MMA loss

Renato Moicano and Brian Ortega were both unbeaten MMA fighters when they stepped into the cage at Honda Center in Anaheim, Calif., in July 2017.<p>As …

MMA & UFC

UFC on FOX 30 Road to the Octagon: Joanna Jedrzejczyk vs. Tecia Torres

<i>(Courtesy of UFC)</i>UFC on FOX 30 already features a blistering rematch between Eddie Alvarez and Dustin Poirier and former featherweight champion Jose …

Florida

Brian Ortega Settles Differences with Dana White, but Only Willing to Fight for a Title

Brian Ortega jumped the line to a featherweight title shot by taking a last-minute fight with Frankie Edgar at UFC 222, but wasn't willing to risk …

Max Holloway

Brian Ortega def. Renato Moicano at UFC 214: Best photos

Check out these photos highlighting Brian Ortega’s submission win over Renato Moicano at UFC 214 from Honda Center in Anaheim, Calif. (Photos by Gary …

MMA & UFC

Dana White’s Tuesday Night Contender Series Week 5 Highlights: Maycee Barber Leads the Charge

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Dana White

Brian Ortega Details How He Got Paid For UFC 226

How quickly things change from one day to the next in mixed martial arts.<p>Brian Ortega was none too pleased by the <b>conversation he and UFC president</b> …

MMA & UFC

Brian Ortega Reports He’s Reached “Agreement” For UFC 226 Compensation

Brian Ortega (photo via UFC)<p>By FCF Staff<p>Following UFC 226 and the cancellation of Max Holloway – Brian Ortega, the latter said it wasn’t looking like …

Compensation

Frankie Edgar-Chan Sung Jung bout set for UFC Fight Night on Nov. 10

The UFC will celebrate its 25th anniversary on Nov. 10 with a bout featuring Frankie Edgar and Chan Sung Jung in the main event of a UFC Fight Night …

Cub Swanson

UFC Champ Max Holloway Posts Update on Health

Max Holloway (photo via UFC)<p>By FCF Staff<p>Max Holloway is back on the mainland of the United States for additional medical testing, following his …

Max Holloway

Max Holloway feeling better, but still facing more tests as UFC doctors try to ‘figure this out’

Something is wrong with Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) featherweight champion Max Holloway, and to date, neither “Blessed” nor his attending …

MMA & UFC

Brian Ortega on not getting UFC 226 pay: I was told ‘I didn’t do my job’ while the UFC did theirs

A few days after UFC 226 took place last July 7th in Las Vegas, supposed co-headliner Brian Ortega revealed that he had not been paid for his …

MMA & UFC

UFC champion Max Holloway provides small update on his condition

Max Holloway has been mostly quiet on social media since a serious health scare earlier this month. On Thursday, he provided fans an update on his …

Max Holloway

Midnight Mania! Ortega Recounts Dana & Co. Telling Him ‘You Didn’t Do Your Job’

Welcome to Midnight Mania!<p>Brian Ortega wasn’t paid at all after his UFC 226 co-main event with Max Holloway fell through after Holloway showed very …

MMA & UFC

Brian Ortega Describes Awkward Conversation With Dana White

Brian Ortega has shed some light on the wild UFC 226 fight week that he had including a meeting with UFC President Dana White.<p>It was a wild week so …

MMA & UFC

Frankie Edgar: Brian Ortega could lose UFC title shot, even if he did nothing wrong

After Max Holloway was forced out of his featherweight title fight against Brian Ortega last weekend (Sat., July 7, 2018) at UFC 226 in Las Vegas, …

MMA & UFC

Watch the MMA Beat live today at 1 p.m. ET

On today's episode, we'll discuss the implications from UFC 226 results, Brock Lesnar's MMA legacy, Brian Ortega's complaints about reimbursement, …

MMA & UFC

UFC’s Jeremy Stephens on Brian Ortega: ‘This kid is ducking me’

Jeremy Stephens is gearing up to fight former featherweight kingpin Jose Aldo at UFC on FOX 30 on July 28, but ‘Lil Heathen’ seems more focused on …

MMA & UFC

UFC 227: Brian Ortega wants title fight if Max Holloway sidelined for extended period

UFC president Dana White said at Saturday's UFC 226 post-fight conference that he didn't know how long featherweight champion Max Holloway will be …

Max Holloway

Brian Ortega: If Holloway is out, let me fight anyone for vacant title at UFC 227

UFC featherweight top contender Brian Ortega is itching to get back in the Octagon. He wants his shot at Max Holloway, but with all the talk that …

MMA & UFC

With Max Holloway possibly 'water poisoned,' Brian Ortega now wants to fight for vacant title at UFC 227

MMAmania.com<p>We still don't have an official diagnosis for reigning featherweight champion Max Holloway, who was pulled from his UFC 226 co-main event …

Max Holloway

Brian Ortega says he stands by decision not to fight replacement at UFC 226: ‘I’m no yes man’

Brian Ortega went into last week expecting to fight Max Holloway for the UFC featherweight title. He arrived in Las Vegas, began his weight cut and …

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