Brian "T-City" Ortega is showing how jiu-jitsu should be used in MMA. Training out of the Gracie Jiu-Jitsu academy in Torrance, California, Ortega is a black belt under Rener and Ryron Gracie.
At UFC 195, Ortega faced Diego Brandao, a fellow jiu-jitsu black belt and an Ultimate Fighter Champion. Down 20-18 after two rounds, Ortega needed a finish. Starting in front headlock position, Ortega chained a beautiful set of transitions together: d'arce choke, to mount, to triangle.
Brian and Rener posted a Gracie Breakdown of the finish from the locker room:
Besides teaching and training at the Gracie Academy, Ortega poises as the gym's grappling dummy, Bubba Gracie: