UFC Announces ‘The Ultimate Fighter’ Return For June 1st, Reveals Lineups

UFC’s reality TV series “The Ultimate Fighter” will officially make its return on June 1st with Season 28, as announced during the promotion’s “Fight Night” broadcast on Saturday. The show will include a cast of eight bantamweight and middleweight fighters. The bantamweight fighters announced for the season were: Daniel Argueta, Brady Hiestand, Dustin Lampros, Vince … Continue reading UFC Announces ‘The Ultimate Fighter’ Return For June 1st, Reveals Lineups

UFC Featherweight Champion Alexander Volkanovski and Brian Ortega To Coach Upcoming ‘Ultimate Fighter’ Season

UFC Featherweight Champion Alexander Volkanovski and soon-to-be title challenger Brian Ortega will reportedly be the two coaches for the return of UFC's "The Ultimate Fighter" program this year. As first reported by Brett Okamoto of ESPN, the coaches will appear on the TV series and compete together in a title fight once the season concludes. … Continue reading UFC Featherweight Champion Alexander Volkanovski and Brian Ortega To Coach Upcoming ‘Ultimate Fighter’ Season

Featherweight Title Fight Between Alexander Volkanovski and Brian Ortega Removed From UFC 260

UFC's March 27th pay-per-view event has lost a title fight, as COVID-19 protocol has forced a bout between UFC Featherweight Champion Alexander Volkanovski and Brian Ortega off the card. The cancelled bout was announced during the broadcast of UFC "Fight Night" prelims on Saturday night. The fight will be moved to a later date, per … Continue reading Featherweight Title Fight Between Alexander Volkanovski and Brian Ortega Removed From UFC 260

Brian Ortega To Face UFC Featherweight Champion Alexander Volkanovski At UFC 260

The fight will be Ortega's return to the title picture after an important win in the Fall. Alexander Volkanovski will defend his UFC Featherweight Championship against Brian Ortega on a March 27th UFC pay-per-view card, per a report from Ariel Helwani of ESPN. The current location for the event, UFC 260, is not known at … Continue reading Brian Ortega To Face UFC Featherweight Champion Alexander Volkanovski At UFC 260

UFC on ESPN+ 38: Brian Ortega vs. The Korean Zombie Play-by-Play

Returning for his first fight since 2018, Brian Ortega fought Chan Sung Jung, AKA "The Korean Zombie" on Saturday's UFC "Fight Night" card. Their five-round matchup went like this. Bout 11: Brian Ortega (14-1) vs. The Korean Zombie (16-5) (Featherweight) Ortega landed a hard leg kick to start the fight. The first round started slow … Continue reading UFC on ESPN+ 38: Brian Ortega vs. The Korean Zombie Play-by-Play

UFC on ESPN+ 38: Ortega vs. The Korean Zombie Live Coverage

Saturday's UFC card sees the return of Brian Ortega when he fights ranked featherweight Chan Sung Jung AKA "The Korean Zombie." Follow along throughout the evening for live results on the event from "Fight Island" in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. A full preview of the card can be read here. Quick Results: Preliminary Card … Continue reading UFC on ESPN+ 38: Ortega vs. The Korean Zombie Live Coverage

UFC on ESPN+ 38: Ortega vs. The Korean Zombie Preview

Saturday night's UFC card sees the return of Brian Ortega after nearly two years of absence, although his fight is anything but an easy welcome back, as he fights Chan Sung Jung, also known as "The Korean Zombie." Here's a preview of the 11-fight card which is scheduled to happen at "Fight Island" in Abu … Continue reading UFC on ESPN+ 38: Ortega vs. The Korean Zombie Preview

Brian Ortega and Korean Zombie’s Rivalry Elevated After Rapper Jay Park Gets Hit

South Korean rapper Jay Park found himself caught in UFC beef crossfire on Saturday night, getting slapped by featherweight contender Brian Ortega at UFC 248 in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA. The artist's alignment with MMA fighter Chan Sung Jung (also known as "The Korean Zombie") is what has put a target on his back. Reported … Continue reading Brian Ortega and Korean Zombie’s Rivalry Elevated After Rapper Jay Park Gets Hit