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Cody Garbrandt Confident He’d Finish Brandon Moreno In Potential Fight

Cody Garbrandt has made it known he intends to drop down to flyweight and he has his eyes locked on Brandon Moreno. Garbrandt, the former bantamweight champion, is just 1-4 in his last five and coming off a dominant loss to Rob Font back in May. After the loss, Garbrandt...

Canelo Alvarez Takes Brandon Moreno Under His Tutelage

Boxing megastar Canelo Alvarez is teaching UFC Flyweight Champion Brandon Moreno a thing or two about the sweet science. Canelo is the current WBA, WBC, WBO, and The Ring Super-Middleweight Champion. He is in negotiations to take on IBF Champion Caleb Plant on September 18. Canelo is known for training...

Brandon Moreno Says Cody Garbrandt Is An Option For First Title Defense

Brandon Moreno believes Cody Garbrandt could be his first title defense. At UFC 263 in June, Moreno became the new flyweight champ as he submitted Deiveson Figueiredo. It was a great performance from the Mexican and ever since he won the belt many have wondered who would be next. There...

Brandon Moreno Meets With Mexico’s President In Honorary Visit

As the first Mexican-born fighter to secure gold in the UFC, the tour Brandon Moreno took in his home country resulted in an honorary visit from President Lopez Obrador. Brandon Moreno met Deiveson Figueiredo for a second time at the successful UFC 263: Adesanya vs. Vettori 2 PPV. Since their...

Brandon Moreno Wants To Become The Julio Cesar Chavez Of MMA

Brandon Moreno has set lofty goals for himself to reach legendary status like the great Julio Cesar Chavez. Moreno became the new UFC flyweight champion at UFC 263 earlier this month by defeating Deiveson Figueiredo and, in doing so, became the first Mexican-born fighter to become a UFC champion. The historic...

Brandon Moreno Reveals What Figueiredo Must Do Before Trilogy Fight

UFC Flyweight Champion Brandon Moreno has revealed what Deiveson Figueiredo has do in order to earn a trilogy fight. Moreno was crowned champion when he defeated the Brazilian at UFC 263 earlier this month. "The Assassin Baby" submitted Figueiredo with a third-round rear-naked choke, and in doing so, he became...

Where Does Brandon Moreno Rank Among The Most Unlikely UFC Champions Ever?

At UFC 263, Brandon Moreno found himself having the UFC flyweight championship belt wrapped around himself in his coronation as the first Mexican-born champion in UFC history. After his victory over Deiveson Figueiredo, Moreno began to slowly saunter around the Octagon, as if the weight of the moment had...

Report: UFC 263 PPV Buys Revealed

The number of UFC 263 PPV buys is in.

Figueiredo and Moreno Both Agree Trilogy Fight Is Possible

Former UFC flyweight champion Deiveson Figueiredo and the current 125lbs champ Brandon Moreno believe a rubber match could be in the cards. After the smoke cleared at UFC 263: Adesanya vs. Vettori 2 there was a new flyweight champion in town. As the first-ever Mexican-born UFC champ, Moreno will...

Brandon Moreno Says Fight Against Henry Cejudo Is Possible

Brandon Moreno is not ruling out a potential fight against former UFC flyweight and bantamweight champion Henry Cejudo. Moreno became the first Mexica-born UFC champion when he defeated Deiveson Figueiredo via rear-naked choke submission at UFC 263 this past weekend. After his victory, Cejudo congratulated the new champion via Instagram...

UFC 263 Medical Suspensions: Brandon Moreno Faces Long Layoff

The medical suspensions list has been released following UFC 263. The first Mexican-born UFC champion, Brandon Moreno, could be facing up to six months off if he is not cleared by an orthopedic doctor for his right foot. Also, Jamahal Hill has survived both an arm break and an indefinite...

Deiveson Figueiredo Calls For Trilogy Fight Against Moreno

Former UFC Flyweight Champion Deiveson Figueiredo wants a third fight with the newly crowned champion, Brandon Moreno. Figueiredo failed to defend his title to Moreno, who handily defeated the Brazilian via third-round rear-naked choke at UFC 263 this past weekend. Moreno became the first Mexican-born UFC champion, a landmark in...

Brandon Moreno Shares How Namajunas Inspired Him Prior To Title Win

UFC Flyweight Champion Brandon Moreno has revealed how Rose Namajunas inspired him prior to his title victory at UFC 263. In a highly-anticipated rematch against Deiveson Figueiredo last weekend, Moreno locked in a third-round rear-naked choke, forcing the Brazilian to tap. The co-main event win for "The Assassin Baby" was one...

Moreno: Figueiredo’s Weight Cut & Pre-Fight Antics Both Unnecessary

Brandon Moreno isn't sure of Deiveson Figueiredo's weight cut and pre-fight antics following UFC 263.

7 Takeaways from UFC 263: Adesanya vs Vettori 2

UFC 263 featured two title fights and one five-round non-title fight on the main card. With a new “King of the Flies” and Nate Diaz getting fans charged up in his five-rounder, this event brought a lot to the table. Adesanya did what he does best in his return...