One of the UFC’s biggest stars, Brian Ortega has vowed to ‘crush’ Oscar winner Halle Berry to make her an MMA fighter.
Brian Ortega, 28, agreed to train Halle Berry for her role as an MMA fighter in the movie Bruised.
Berry will make her directorial debut and Ortega has already warned that he will crush the 52-year-old actress, who has already trained with Cris Cyborg.
The 28-year-old fighter as of February 25, 2019, he is ranked #2 in the official UFC featherweight rankings and is considered as one of the best Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu (BJJ) practitioners in the organization, he is helping the Oscar-winner look like a real fighter for the role especially when it comes to her grappling.
Brian started learning martial arts when he was 5 years old. When he turned 13, he began training Brazilian jiu-jitsu at the Gracie Jiu-Jitsu Academy in Torrance, California.
“I’ve been teaching since I was 16 years old– jiu-jitsu. I’m 28 now, so that’s not going to be an issue,” Ortega said
Halle is directing and starring in a film titled Bruised which is centered around a female MMA fighter who juggles life in the cage with being a mother, production is scheduled to start in March.
Brian Ortega hopes to build Berry’s interest in the sport “I’m hoping this is the start of something great and she learns something and it looks great in the movie … and after she falls in love with the art, then she’ll be able to say, ‘You know what? I love this. Let’s keep going.’
Ortega made his debut on July 26, 2014, at UFC, Ortega has a (14-1 MMA, 6-1 UFC), last fought in December 2018.
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