IFS Fitness Podcast Ep 52: Brian Ortega, 14-0 UFC Featherweight

Phoenix brings in Brian Ortega, his coach James Luhrsen & his manager, Ed Soares for an extended conversation.  Get to know Brian, the 27 year old, 14-0-0 145 pounder in the UFC.  Check the time stamps for specific topics or listen all the way through to get a sense of who Brian is in and out of the cage.

Check out the time stamps for specific topics discussed:

00:02 Defeating Frankie Edgar

00:10 Meeting Stand Up Coach, James Luhrsen, and the depths of their relationship

00:17 The Brian Ortega Foundation to help the community & his personal story growing up in Carson, CA

00:22 Power of Jiu Jitsu & journey to MMA as a career

00:26 Younger protective brother beating up his sisters’ boyfriends

00:37 Psychological component to fighting

00:42 Dealing with media, interviews, etc.

00:49 Karaoke to his favorite song & having fun when training

00:53 Sniper Jiu Jitsu Defined

00:57 Fight vs Max Holloway

1:02 Drowning surf story

1:11 Max Holloway fight camp prep

1:20 Fan Questions:

Conor McGregor hand truck drama, UFC 223, more on Coach James, RFA title win & tough camp, Mayweather in the cage

1:49 Diet in camp and out of camp

1:53 10 Rounds with Phoenix


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