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Fighters React to Brian Ortega Knocking Out Frankie Edgar | MMAWeekly.com


Featherweight Brian Ortega stepped into the octagon in the UFC 222 co-main event as a replacement and left the cage the first fighter to finish Frankie Edgar. Following Ortega’s stunning first-round finish of the former lightweight champion, fighters reacted via Twitter.

Ortega will now move on to a likely challenge of UFC featherweight champion Max Holloway, whom Edgar was originally supposed to have fought at UFC 222.

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