Max Holloway & Brian Ortega Agree to UFC 226 Bout
By FCF Staff
Nothing is official yet, but featherweight champ Max Holloway and Brian Ortega say they’re up to fight at UFC 226, July 7th.
Ortega knocked out Frankie Edgar at UFC 222 on Saturday night, who had initially, been scheduled to fight Holloway. The latter had to withdraw from the event, however, due to injury.
Following Ortega’s impressive win, Holloway tweeted out the brief message below:
— Max Holloway (@BlessedMMA) March 4, 2018
At the post-fight press conference, Ortega was asked about fighting Holloway on July 7th, and the rising star reportedly agreed to the proposed date.