Brian Ortega - Official UFC® Fighter Profile
Brian
Ortega
12-0-0, 1NC( W-L-D )
Current Rank: #6 Featherweight
Fight Night Bonuses: 2 Fight of the Night

Fight History

Skill Breakdown

Charts are compiled based on results from 5 fights.
Record: 12-0-0, 1NC
Summary: Ground game, stand-up

Fighter Info

Nickname: T-City
From: Los Angeles, California United States
Fights Out Of: Los Angeles, California United States
Age: 26
Height: 5' 8" ( 172 cm )
Weight: 145 lb ( 65 kg )
Reach 69"
Leg Reach 39"

Striking

Total Attempted Strikes
0
626
32% Successful
200
Types of Successful Strikes
0
200
88% Standing
176
9
15
Striking Defense
59
%
The percentage of total strikes avoided

Grappling

Total Takedowns
0
6
17% Successful
1
Grappling Totals by Type
 
 
Subm.
Passes
Sweeps
6
4
1
Takedown Defense
57
%
The percentage of total takedowns avoided
Result Fighters Event Str TD Sub Pass Method Replay Awards
UPCOMING
Brian Ortega
UFC Fight Night: Swanson vs. Ortega
Dec 9, 2017
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Win
Brian Ortega
Jul 29, 2017
65
109
0
2
1
0
0
0
R3 Submission
Fight of the Night
Win
Brian Ortega
Jun 4, 2016
62
62
0
0
0
0
0
0
R3 KO/TKO
Win
Brian Ortega
Jan 2, 2016
56
29
2
0
0
2
1
1
R3 Submission
Win
Brian Ortega
Jun 6, 2015
39
41
6
0
0
1
4
2
R3 KO/TKO
Fight of the Night
NO CONTEST
Brian Ortega
Jul 26, 2014
6
3
0
1
0
2
0
1
R1 Overturned

Biography

TRAINING: Jiu-Jitsu in the morning, boxing and conditioning at night

When and why did you start training for fighting? I lived in a rough area so I started fighting at age five.

What ranks and titles have you held? Respect in the Cage and RFA featherweight champion

Do you have any heroes? My dad

What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? All my hard work paid off and got me here; I want to see what I can do now in the UFC.

Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? No

What was your job before you started fighting? I still teach Jiu-Jitsu at Gracie Academy in Torrance, CA

Specific accomplishments in amateur competition? Undefeated in amateur career, all finishes

Ranks in any martial arts styles: Gracie Jiu-Jitsu black belt

Favorite grappling technique: Triangle

Favorite striking technique:
Jab
• Pro since 2010
 
• Six wins by submission (4 triangle, 1 RNC, 1 guillotine), one by knockout
 
• Three first round finishes
 
• Has gone the five round championship distance twice
 
• Last pre-UFC bout was five round decision win over Keoni Koch (brother of UFC vet Erik Koch) on 1/24/14

Career

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