During the UFC 226 press conference, Dana White took the opportunity to call out Brian Ortega’s manager, Ed Soares, and ask him if Ortega could still take a fight. Apparently Jeremy Stephens wants in on the UFC 226 card to fight Brian Ortega but Ortega’s camp turned it down.
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