Brian Ortega Representing Gracie Jiu Jitsu at UFC 195

By richardtylee

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: