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Brian
Ortega
now holds a 2-0 advantage over reigning
Ultimate Fighting Championship
featherweight titleholder
Alexander
Volkanovski
on Season 29 of “The Ultimate Fighter” reality
series.

After Team Ortega’s Liudvik
Sholinian
took a unanimous decision from Mitch
Raposo
and eliminated the top overall pick to advance to the
bantamweight quarterfinals, attention shifts back to the
middleweight division for Episode 3. There, Ryder
Newman
will try to get Team Volkanovski off the schneid at the
expense of Tresean
Gore
. A decorated amateur wrestler, the 26-year-old Newman
trains out of
Xtreme Couture
in Las Vegas. Gore, who trains alongside former
Bellator
MMA
champion Douglas
Lima
at an
American Top Team
affiliate in Atlanta, owns a perfect 3-0
record as a professional.

Episode 3 of “The Ultimate Fighter” Season 29 streams to ESPN+ at 9
p.m. ET/6 p.m. PT on Tuesday.


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