Milan Ordoñez
Milan Ordoñez

Milan Ordoñez has been covering combat sports since 2012 and has been part of the Bloody Elbow staff since 2016. He’s also competed in amateur mixed martial arts and submission grappling tournaments.

Team Khabib blasts reports of $5M demand to face GSP
Team Khabib blasts reports of $5M request to fight GSP
Khabib Nurmagomedov responds to claims about a supposed $5M request to face Georges St-Pierre in a grappling match.
Chess! – Sean O’Malley says he lost to Vera ‘on purpose’ to set up big rematch
Chess! - O'Malley says he lost first Vera fight 'on purpose' to set up big rematch
Sean O'Malley offers a new narrative on his TKO loss to Marlon "Chito" Vera in 2020.
The biggest threat to Sean O’Malley’s title reign isn’t Chito Vera
O'Malley's biggest threat isn't Chito Vera
The biggest threat to UFC champion Sean O'Malley isn't his next intended opponent, at least according to the odds.
Max Holloway reveals the surprising UFC foe who reset his clock
Holloway reveals the one opponent who rocked him in a fight
Former champion Max Holloway names the one opponent who rocked him, and it's probably not who you expect.
Sean O’Malley is a star – Dana White reveals new champ made UFC 292 break records
O'Malley is a star - White reveals new champ made UFC 292 break records
Sean O'Malley is getting most of the credit for what turned out to be record-breaking numbers for the UFC.
‘Please retire’ – Dana White tells Chris Weidman, other vet after UFC 292; Weidman disagrees
'Please retire' - White tells Weidman, other vet; Weidman disagrees
UFC president Dana White wants two decorated veterans on the roster to hang up their gloves for good.
No more ‘games’ – Stephen Thompson sets ground rules for next opponents after UFC 291 fiasco
'Wonderboy' sets ground rules for next opponents after UFC 291 fiasco
Stephen Thompson lays out his conditions for future opponents after a forgettable experience at UFC 291.
Head’s up UFC! Terence Crawford has a wrestling and submission game
Head's up UFC! Terence Crawford has a wrestling and submission game
Newly-crowned welterweight boxing champ Terence Crawford shows another side of his athletic capabilities.
How true are UFC owner’s claims that Dana White’s ‘courage’ saved the company from demise?
How true are claims that White's 'courage' saved company from demise?
Ari Emanuel credited Dana White for supposedly saving the company, but were they really in danger?
Fighter claims Jon Jones had him removed from UFC 295 card
Covington claims reigning champion got him ejected from UFC 295
Did Jon Jones really go the extra mile to get someone off the UFC 295 fight card?
Did Francis Ngannou dump Teddy Atlas for Mike Tyson?
Did Francis Ngannou jilt Teddy Atlas for Mike Tyson?
Francis Ngannou and his team left a renowned boxing trainer upset after sudden switch-ups in the coaching offers for the Tyson Fury fight.
Dana White furious over TUF stunt involving Conor McGregor
Dana White furious over TUF stunt involving Conor McGregor
UFC president Dana White didn't let up in his criticisms on the production team after a recent TUF stunt.
There’s a bigger story – Dana White explains Thompson’s purse situation for UFC 291
There's a bigger story - Dana explains Wonderboy’s purse situation
Dana White addresses the ongoing discussion about Stephen Thompson's UFC 291 purse.
Fighter accused of trying to expose opponent’s breasts at UFC 291
UFC 291 fighter accused of trying to expose opponent’s breasts
Dirty? A UFC 291 fighter is being accused of repeatedly cheating in numerous fights.
The game passed him – Chiesa urged to retire, ‘avoid brain damage’ after UFC 291 loss
The game passed him - Chiesa urged to retire, ‘avoid brain damage’
Veteran TUF alum Michael Chiesa is being advised to retire after his UFC 291 loss to Kevin Holland.
UFC 291: Alex Pereira teases most ‘fair’ scenario for Israel Adesanya trilogy
UFC 291: Alex Pereira teases most ‘fair’ scenario for Israel Adesanya trilogy
Alex Pereira may have a title shot at light heavyweight in front of him, but that doesn't mean he's forgotten about the middleweight champ.
‘I probably shouldn’t even say that’ – Justin Gaethje responds to Conor McGregor’s UFC 291 call out
Gaethje fires back after McGregor’s UFC 291 call out
Newly-crowned 'BMF' champion Justin Gaethje issues his response to Conor McGregor, who had a few words for him after UFC 291.
‘Enjoy trafficking women’ – Andrew Tate gets under UFC Hall of Famer’s skin
Cerrone to Andrew Tate: 'Enjoy trafficking women'
Controversial social media personality Andrew Tate continues to ruffle feathers. This time, he got under the skin of a UFC Hall of Famer.
UFC 291: Alex Pereira responds to warning about Blachowicz’s power
Pereira responds to warning about Blachowicz's power
Alex Pereira received a warning about Jan Blachowicz's power ahead of their UFC 291 co-headliner, and here's his response.
‘I haven’t forgot’ – Julianna Peña explains bad blood with top UFC title challenger
Peña explains bad blood with top UFC title challenger
Former UFC champion Julianna Peña has a longstanding beef with a potential opponent for the vacant women's bantamweight title.
Jon Jones looked ‘a little bit nervous’ during face-off with Ngannou
Jones looked 'a little bit nervous' during PFL face-off, says Ngannou's manager
According to Francis Ngannou's manager Marquel Martin, UFC heavyweight champion Jon Jones looked 'nervous' during the PFL face-off.
Israel Adesanya was giving Dricus du Plessis ‘energy’ to beat Whittaker
Adesanya was giving du Plessis 'energy' to beat Whittaker
Middleweight champion Israel Adesanya explains his behavior during his UFC 290 face-off with Dricus Du Plessis.
Woah! Oscar De La Hoya reveals ‘machine’ behind drag photo cover-up
De La Hoya comes clean on 2007 drag photo cover-up
Oscar De La Hoya recently gave a candid interview about his leaked lingerie photos from 2007.
Georges St-Pierre doesn’t want any piece of Gordon Ryan
GSP rejects BJJ star, suggests 'biggest match' for December return
Georges St-Pierre is willing to face a long list of killers of the past and present, except for one.
Rose Namajunas’ ‘crazy’ flyweight move left top strawweight contender disappointed
Namajunas' 'crazy' flyweight move left top strawweight contender disappointed
Rose Namajunas' recent decision to move up to flyweight has left some top strawweight contenders disappointed.
New UFC champion had to drive Uber Eats amid title run to make ends meet; MMA world reacts
Newly-crowned UFC champion had to drive Uber Eats to make ends meet; MMA world reacts
This newly-minted UFC champion had to take on a job as an Uber Eats driver to make ends meet for him and his family.
‘Conduct yourself like a champion’ – Israel Adesanya blasted for UFC 290 confrontation, Dana White responds
Adesanya blasted for UFC 290 confrontation, White responds
Middleweight champion Israel Adesanya is getting some flak for his Octagon appearance at UFC 290.
Khamzat Chimaev urged by ex-UFC champ to ‘stop flirting’ and ‘cut the f–ng weight’
Chimaev urged by ex-UFC champ to 'stop flirting' and cut weight
Undefeated UFC star Khamzat Chimaev is being urged to follow through and make his next big fight happen.
Cormier: Jon Jones beating Ciryl Gane is not deserving of a 2023 ESPY nomination
Jon Jones isn't deserving of 2023 ESPY, argues former rival
Jon Jones is in the running for a 2023 ESPY Award for best MMA fighter of the year, but a former rival disagrees with the nomination.