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Someone Actually Wants To Fight Islam Makhachev In Next Bout

The new boogeyman of the lightweight division, Islam Makhachev, is being called out by Renato Moicano following his big win at UFC Vegas 30. After UFC Vegas 30, Brazil's Renato Moicano came out as one of the biggest winners when he secured a rear-naked choke victory against Jai Herbert...

Renato Moicano Believes Ref ‘Made A Mistake’ In Stopping His UFC 256 Fight

Renato Moicano believes his UFC 256 fight was stopped too early. On the prelims, Moicano was set for his second fight at lightweight when he battles Rafael Fiziev. Early on, the Brazilian was having success landing some heavy shots, but late in the first round got caught with a solid...

Renato Moicano: Anthony Pettis Turned Down A Fight With Me

Prior to his scheduled matchup against Magomed Mustafaev on Oct. 17, Renato Moicano claimed former UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis turned down a fight with him. "Before they offered me (Mustafaev), UFC say to my manager we want to make Moicano against Pettis," Moicano told MMA News."I think this...

UFC Brasilia Highlights: Renato Moicano Taps Damir Hadzovic in Seconds

Renato Moicano vs. Damir Hadzovic didn’t last long. The two fighters met in a lightweight bout at the UFC Brasilia on Saturday night (March 14, 2020) from the Ginasio Nilson Nelson in Brasilia, Brazil that aired on ESPN+. Moicano came out and got his back right away then locked in...

Renato Moicano Not Ruling Out Return To Featherweight Ahead Of Lightweight Debut

Renato Moicano has been a top-10 featherweight for quite a while now but at UFC Brasilia he will make his lightweight debut. Moicano was seemingly one fight away from a title shot when he took on Jose Aldo and lost by TKO. After that, he battled Chan Sung Jung...

Renato Moicano Moves Up to 155, Eyes Clay Guida for Division Debut

Renato Moicano is saying farewell to his featherweight days and has already identified a long-time resident of the lightweight division to welcome him into his new home. Renato Moicano has competed at featherweight for his entire nine-year professional career, including the five years he has been in the UFC....

After Renato Moicano Win, ‘The Korean Zombie’ Wants Top-Four Opponent

Chan Sung Jung, AKA, Korean Zombie did what he came to do at UFC Greenville. There, he TKO'd Renato Moicano in just 58 seconds after connecting with a hard right that dropped the Brazilian. Jung then finished him off via ground and pound to get back into the win...

Renato Moicano’s Coach Says Pupil Was ‘Predictable’ Against Korean Zombie

In the main event of UFC Greenville, ranked featherweights in Renato Moicano and Korean Zombie were set to throw down. Many expected the fight to be a war as both Moicano and Korean Zombie have put on highlight reel fights and performances. Yet, that was not the case. Korean...

Renato Moicano Expects Fight of the Night vs. Korean Zombie

Renato Moicano will be headlining UFC Greenville this weekend when he takes on Chan Sung Jung, better known as The Korean Zombie in a featherweight duel. Heading into the fight, Moicano (#5) believes that a fight against the #12-ranked Zombie does little for him in terms of repositioning himself...

Renato Moicano: Frankie Edgar Was Gifted Title Shot

Renato Moicano was likely one win away from a crack at featherweight champion Max Holloway had he defeated Jose Aldo in February. Instead, Aldo stomped out those hopes for the time being, sending Moicano back down the line. Alexander Volkanovski, on the contrary, was successful in his outing against...

Renato Moicano Tried For Zabit Magomedsharipov Fight Before Landing Korean Zombie

UFC Greenville has received its main event. In featherweight action, Renato Moicano will be taking on longtime promotional veteran "The Korean Zombie" Chan Sung Jung. The action goes down from the Bon Secours Wellness Arena in Greenville, South Carolina. Speaking to BJPenn.com on his upcoming match-up, Moicano admitted that he...

Renato Moicano vs. The Korean Zombie Headlines UFC Greenville

The man known as “The Korean Zombie,” Chan Sung Jung will be making his return to the Octagon for the first time since his fight of the year candidate last year with Yair Rodriguez last November at UFC Fight Night 139, and he will be doing so against #5-ranked...

Renato Moicano Expects Max Holloway To Lose At UFC 236

Renato Moicano doesn't believe Max Holloway will capture Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) interim gold. This Saturday night (April 13), UFC featherweight champion Holloway will move up to the 155-pound division to meet Dustin Poirier. The bout will be contested for the interim lightweight title. Holloway was submitted by Poirier back...

Renato Moicano Ready to Fill in for Jose Aldo at UFC 237

Renato Moicano is waiting in the wings to bounce back following his loss to Jose Aldo in February and he is prepared to do so against a man who is already booked against, coincidentally, Jose Aldo. That is because Renato Moicano has heard that Jose Aldo will not be...

Renato Moicano Hopes To Rebound Against Brian Ortega Or Frankie Edgar

Renato Moicano is itching to return to the Octagon after falling short in his last outing. Moicano was last seen in action earlier this month. He went one-on-one against one of the all-time greats, Jose Aldo in the co-main event of UFC on ESPN+ 2. Aldo ended up scoring a...