Former UFC featherweight Brian Ortega was involved in an altercation with Chan Sung Jung and Jay Park in the crowd at UFC 248 last weekend.
It has been reported that Brian Ortega approached and confronted Jay Park in the crowd at UFC 248, slapping him across the face with an open palm. Park is a Korean singer, who is friends with Chan Sung Jung, also known as “The Korean Zombie”. It was reported that “KZ” had went to the toilet, leaving his Park in the crowd. He was then approached by Ortega who assaulted him. Footage of Ortega being escorted out of the arena was posted earlier. Jung released a statement detailing his side of the story on his official Instagram account. It was revealed yesterday that a police report had been filed and they are now dealing with the incident.
TMZ Sports have now released new footage of the incident, which shows the moment Ortega slapped Park. He can be heard saying “I told you I would slap you like a b*tch”. Watch it below:
Ortega released a statement on his social media detailing his side of the story, but it has now been deleted. You can read the transcript from his statement here.
This article first appeared on CLOSEDGUARDMEDIA.com on 10th March, 2020.