Brian Ortega is a skilled and professional MMA fighter who competed in UFC 266 against Alexander Volkanovski in 2021. However, his next UFC fight is scheduled with Yair Rodriquez on July 16, 2022.
Brian made his UFC debut in 2014. A professional MMA fighter since 2010, Ortega has also competed in the RFA, where he was the Featherweight Champion. His highest career ranking is number 2 in the UFC Feather Weight as of July 30, 2022.
Is Brian Ortega Muslim? Here His Religion And Ethnicity
Multiple sources claimed that Brian Ortega is quite religious and follows the Christian religion, not a Muslim religion. Likewise, his ethnicity is mixed. His paternal and maternal roots have a mixed race. Brian has dual citizenship. He holds Mexican-American nationality.
As we all know, Brian’s professional pursuit is transparent. However, he has had no interest in sharing his personal life with the public for so long.
UFC stated that the rising star in the featherweight and lightweight division, Ortega, aged 31, wanted to keep the focus on himself, his work in the cage, and the gym.
The amiable and engaging Ortega is all set for the upcoming bout to receive the UFC featherweight title, squaring off with Alexander Volkanovski in the main event of UFC 266 in Las Vegas.
Brian Ortega’s Wife Is Stephanie Roberts, And They Have Two Kids Together
Brian Ortega’s rumored soon-to-be wife, Tracy Cortez, has been sharing some eye-popping snaps on Instagram, and fans are excited to learn more about the duo’s love life.
In July 2021, Brian told the fans he was dating Tracy Cortez, a UFC women’s flyweight contender. Brian shared her photo on his IG page and captioned it, “Every king has their queen,” he wrote, adding a puzzle piece and heart emoji.”
Some sources stated Brian has a long-term relationship with girlfriend-turned-wife Robert Stephanie. It’s not clear when their relationship blossomed and how it ended? It’s a mystery that won’t be clear unless they spill the secrets.
Brian has two children with Stephanie. But, where is the mother of his child now? Stephanie last shared on social media about Brian in 2019. She shared a link to his foundation.
Brian Ortega’s Family Background
Born to Mexican parents, Brian Ortega was raised in San Pedro, California. His interest in martial arts emerged at a young age. The whereabouts of his mom and dad are still under wraps. Perhaps, they preferred to live away from the limelight
When Brian was five years old, he started learning martial arts at Al Martinez Muay Thai Kickboxing based in Wilmington, CA. When he turned 13, he trained Brazilian jiu-jitsu at the Gracie Jiu-Jitsu Academy under the guidance of Rorion Gracie, including his sons Ryron, Rener, and Ralek Gracie in Torrance, California.
Due to his determined nature, he pursued his career in boxing and met boxing coach James Luhrsen, who trained him in special skills at age 17.