Brian Ortega returned to the Octagon after a nearly two-year layoff with perhaps the most complete performance of his UFC career when he defeated “The Korean Zombie” Chan Sung Jung by five-round unanimous decision on Fight Island in Abu Dhabi.
Ortega hadn’t fought since losing to former featherweight champion Max Holloway in a memorable title fight back at UFC 231 in December of 2018. The 29-year-old American was an underdog for his main even bout with Jung.
“I was counted out,” Ortega said in his post-fight interview following the win. “I understand, you leave the game for two years, you