Speaking to ESPN prior to card White was absolute when saying the winner of Otega-Korean Zombie is next in line at 145lbs, he said.
“It’s absolutely the No. 1 contender fight. First of all, it’s the fight that should’ve happened a long time ago. We’re finally here, with all the crazy stuff that’s happened and all the crazy things that always happen in this business. For us to finally be here, the ‘Zombie’ vs. Ortega, absolutely the winner of this fight should get the next title shot.”