Summer 2024
Potentially

Potential contest
5 rounds contest @ Featherweight
16-3-0
15-0-0

Belts on The Line

UFC Featherweight

The tape

33
Age
27
5' 8" / 173 cm
Height
5' 7" / 170 cm
68.9" / 175 cm
Reach
68.9" / 175 cm

Full record

SUB 3KO 1UD 5UD 5KO 4
Form
KO 2UD 5SUB 2KO 2KO 1
16
Wins
15
3
By KO
5
19
KO%
33
8
By Sub
8
50
SUB%
53
3
Losses
0
2
Stopped
0
0
Tapped
0
0
Draws
0
2010
Debut
2015
20
Bouts
15
56
Rounds
25
4 hours, 11 minutes
Fight Time
1 hours, 34 minutes

Current rankings @ Featherweight

3
UFC
-
-
Bellator
-
4
Tapology
1

Brian Ortega vs Ilia Topuria preview

When is Ortega vs Topuria?

Brian Ortega could potentially face Ilia Topuria, in Summer 2024.

The fight would be scheduled for 5 rounds in the Featherweight division, which means the weight limit would be 145 pounds (10.4 stone or 65.8 KG).

Ortega vs Topuria stats

Brian Ortega would step into the octagon with a record of 16 wins, 3 losses and 0 draws, 3 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 8 by submission.

Ilia Topuria would make his way to the cage with an unblemished record of 15 wins, 0 losses, and 0 draws, 5 of those wins coming by knock out and 8 by submission.

The stats suggest Topuria would have an advantage in power over Ortega, with a 33% knock out percentage over Ortega's 19%.

If the fight goes to the ground, their records suggest Topuria would have a slight advantage over Ortega, with a 53% submission rate over Ortega's 50%.

Brian Ortega is the older man by 6 years, at 33 years old.

Ortega has a height advantage of 1 inch over Topuria. Despite this, both fighters have a equal reach.

Ortega is currently the more experienced professional fighter, having had 4 more fights, and made his debut in 2010, 4 years and 11 months earlier than Topuria, whose first professional fight was in 2015. He has fought 31 more professional rounds, 56 to Topuria's 25.

Ortega vs Topuria form

Brian Ortega has beaten 2 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight, he won against Yair Rodriguez at UFC Fight Night: Moreno vs. Royval 2 on 24th February 2024 by submission in the 3rd round at Arena CDMX, Mexico City, Mexico.

Previous to that, he had lost to Yair Rodriguez at UFC Fight Night: Ortega vs. Rodriguez on 16th July 2022 by knockout in the 1st round at UBS Arena, Long Island, New York, United States.

Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Alexander Volkanovski at UFC 266 on 25th September 2021 by unanimous decision in their UFC Featherweight championship fight at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.

Before that, he had beaten Chan Sung Jung at UFC Fight Island 6 on 17th October 2020 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest at UFC Fight Island, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

He had been defeated by Max Holloway at UFC 231 on 8th December 2018 by knockout in the 4th round in their UFC Featherweight championship fight at Scotiabank Arena, Toronto, Canada.

Topuria remains undefeated as a professional, stopping 3 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight, he defeated Alexander Volkanovski at UFC 298 on 17th February 2024 by knockout in the 2nd round in their UFC Featherweight championship fight at Honda Center, Anaheim, United States.

Previous to that, he was victorious against Josh Emmett at UFC Fight Night – Emmett vs. Topuria on 24th June 2023 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest at : VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena, Jacksonville.

Going into that contest, he had won against Bryce Mitchell at UFC 282 on 10th December 2022 by submission in the 2nd round at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.

Before that, he had beaten Jai Herbert at UFC Fight Night London on 19th March 2022 by knockout in the 2nd round at 02 Arena, London, United Kingdom.

He had defeated Ryan Hall at UFC 264 on 10th July 2021 by knockout in the 1st round at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States.

Activity check

In terms of recent activity, Ilia Topuria has been fighting more than Brian Ortega.

Brian Ortega last fought 2 months and 23 days ago, while Ilia Topuria's last outing was 3 months ago.

Ortega's last 5 fights have come over a period of 5 years, 5 months and 9 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 1 year, 1 month and 1 day. In those fights, he fought a total of 18 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 3.6 rounds on average.

Topuria's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 10 months and 7 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 6 months and 27 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 12 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 2.4 rounds on average.

What are the odds on Ortega vs Topuria?

Sorry, we couldn’t find any odds for Ortega vs Topuria yet. If a contest doesn’t have odds initially after it is announced, bookmakers usually release them closer to the day of the fight.

Brian Ortega vs Ilia Topuria news

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