Brian Ortega talks about potential struggle with Khabib Nurmagomedov and goals for UFC 231

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06 Dec 2018, 23:14 IST

Will Brian 'T-City' Ortega be facing Khabib Nurmagomedov in the near future?
Will Brian ‘T-Metropolis’ Ortega be dealing with Khabib Nurmagomedov within the close to future?

The arrival of UFC 231 has introduced with it hypothesis about which fighter may succeed when Brian ‘T-Metropolis’ Ortega fights ‘Blessed’ Max Holloway for the UFC Featherweight Championship.

The 2 MMA fighters had been imagined to sq. off a very long time again, however there have been delays as a consequence of points with Holloway’s well being. Now that the struggle is lastly taking place, Ortega has a steely-eyed give attention to one objective for the time being.

Because of Sony, I had the prospect to meet up with Brian Ortega forward of his struggle with Holloway and pose a few questions earlier than him. Here is what he needed to say. 


Q. There was discuss a super-fight with Khabib Nurmagomedov — Do you see that occuring in 2019?

Ortega: It’s for the boss (Dana) to determine. I think about my subsequent opponent and by no means look over the horizon. For me, it’s one struggle at a time.

Q. Ricardo Lamas talked about combating the winner of your struggle with Holloway — Do you see your self in that struggle subsequent 12 months?

Ortega: It’s an enormous struggle and something can occur this Saturday. The one factor it is best to by no means do whereas getting into the octagon is to undermine your opponent. Like I stated, for me, it’s one struggle at a time and for now it is dethroning Max and profitable the title.


Brian Ortega won’t be speaking a couple of potential struggle with Khabib Nurmagomedov for the second, however that might be fairly the struggle for the followers to see. With him having the prospect to win the UFC Featherweight Title at UFC 231, may a potential Undefeated Champion vs. Undefeated Champion struggle be on the horizon?

Dana White, we’re you.

For that, he’ll first must get previous Max Holloway, which is precisely the place Ortega says his focus is for the time being. He doesn’t plan on undermining his opponent and has loads of respect for Max Holloway. Nevertheless, that will not cease him from making an attempt to dethrone him to win the title at UFC 231.

We’ll simply have to attend and see.

For now, nonetheless, watch UFC 231 Stay and Unique on Sunday, ninth December 2018 at 8.30 am (IST) on SONY TEN 2 and SONY TEN 2 HD. 


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