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Askar Askarov Talks Benavidez Win and Calls For Title Shot After UFC 259

Following an emphatic unanimous decision victory over veteran Joseph Benevidez, unbeaten Askar Askarov is lobbying for the next flyweight title shot. At UFC 259 inside the UFC Apex facility, Askarov put on a dominant performance over divisional mainstay Joseph Benavidez. The bout did not lack action as the two...

Deiveson Figueiredo vs. Brandon Moreno 2 Is Set For June 12

There is now a date set for Deiveson Figueiredo vs. Brandon Moreno 2. According to an ESPN report Thursday, Deiveson Figueiredo will defend his flyweight title against Brandon Moreno on June 12. This comes after the two fought to a majority draw at UFC 256. Immediately following their classic at UFC...

Brandon Moreno Issues A Firm Reminder To Deiveson Figueiredo

Brandon Moreno has a stern reminder for UFC flyweight champion Deiveson Figueiredo. At UFC 255, Deiveson Figueiredo narrowly escaped with his flyweight championship when his main event bout against Brandon Moreno was ruled a majority draw. In the aftermath of their classic battle, all parties agreed that a rematch was...

Deiveson Figueiredo Believes He Won Every Single Round Against Brandon Moreno

Deiveson Figueiredo doesn't understand how the judges' scored his UFC 256 fight against Brandon Moreno a draw. The fight was a close one, and many thought due to the point deduction, it would be scored a draw. However, Figueiredo, believes he won every single round against Moreno. “Analyzing every round, I...

Brandon Moreno Reveals He Suffered A Shoulder Injury During UFC 256 Fight With Deiveson Figueiredo

Brandon Moreno and Deiveson Figueiredo had a fight of the year contender in the main event of UFC 256 and Moreno did it with a hurt shoulder. Figueiredo was looking to defend his belt against Moreno just three weeks after both men fought. It was a very intriguing matchup and...

Dana White & UFC 256 Headliners All Want Immediate Rematch

If it was hard for you to say goodbye to yesterday’s UFC 256 main event, don’t fret, because UFC President Dana White and both participants each want to run it back. The UFC 256 main event featured one of the best fights of the year when reigning flyweight champion...

7 Takeaways From UFC 256: Figueiredo vs Moreno

UFC 256 featured a flyweight title fight between Deiveson Figueiredo and Brandon Moreno that did not disappoint. The war both men fought will likely guarantee a rematch but it only proved what most hardcore MMA fans have known all along. The flyweight division is solid, entertaining, and not going...

Brandon Moreno Doesn’t Plan On Respecting Figueiredo At UFC 256

Brandon Moreno believes there is a time and a place for when to show reigning flyweight champion Deiveson Figueiredo respect. Days after both men emerged victorious from their UFC 255 bouts, Deiveson Figueiredo and Brandon Moreno were already signed to face one another at the very next pay per view....

Brandon Moreno Explains How UFC 256 Title Fight Against Deiveson Figueiredo Came Together

Brandon Moreno will be getting his first UFC title shot on less than ideal circumstances. In the main event of UFC 256, Moreno is set to challenge Deiveson Figueiredo just three weeks after both men competed at UFC 255. The Las Vegas-based promotion was quick to make that fight after...

Deiveson Figueiredo Says He Has A Problem With Brandon Moreno, Expects To ‘Destroy’ Him

Deiveson Figueiredo does not like Brandon Moreno. In the main event of UFC 256, Figueiredo is set to defend his flyweight title for the second time when he battles Moreno. It is a very intriguing matchup but one Figueiredo is confident he will win with ease. Not only does he...

Brandon Moreno vs. Brandon Royval Set for UFC 255

A major bout between Brandon Moreno and Brandon Royval has been added to UFC 255 to complete the flyweight double-header set to take place at the event. Originally slated to challenge reigning champion Deiveson Figueiredo, Cody Garbrandt’s injury and subsequent removal from the UFC 255 pay per view has shuffled...

Brandon Moreno Thinks Cody Garbrandt Knows He Doesn’t Deserve UFC Flyweight Title Shot

Brandon Moreno feels Cody Garbrandt doesn't truly believe he deserves a shot at the UFC flyweight title. Garbrandt will indeed challenge 125-pound title holder Deiveson Figueiredo on Nov. 21. The bout will serve as the UFC 255 headliner. While fight fans have been calling for Garbrandt to make the move...

Brandon Moreno Calls For UFC Flyweight Title Shot, Believes He’d Finish Deiveson Figueiredo

Brandon Moreno believes he is next in line for the flyweight title. At UFC Fight Island 2, Deiveson Figueiredo submitted Joseph Benavidez in the first round to become the new flyweight champion. For Moreno, he didn't think the Brazilian would beat Benavidez again and beat him in that way. "Man, I...

Kai Kara-France Says UFC 245 Will Be His ‘Breakout Fight’ En Route To Title Shot (Interview)

Kai Kara-France is set to fight in the United States for the first time as a pro at UFC 245 when he battles Brandon Moreno. Yet, it was originally supposed to be against Sergio Pettis, but the New Zealander doesn't care about the opponent switch. Instead, he knows it is...

UFC Mexico City Highlights: Brandon Moreno Draws With Askar Askarov in Wild Fight

Brandon Moreno vs. Askar Askarov ended in a draw at UFC Mexico City. This was a fun fight that had a mixture of action from the striking, clinch, and even the ground game. The fight was about how Askarov could get his opponent to the ground and keep him there....