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Thiago Moisés: Fight With Dan Hooker Would Make Sense

Thiago Moisés believes that a clash with Dan Hooker makes the most sense going forward. Moisés is coming off a submission loss to rising 155-pounder Islam Makhachev. Moisés was hoping to pull off a massive upset on top of extending his winning streak to four. It wasn't meant to be. During...

Hooker: It’s Silly To Think Fighters Are Afraid To Fight Islam Makhachev

Following Islam Makhachev's big win at UFC Vegas 31, Dan Hooker isn't buying that fighters are afraid to fight the #9-ranked Russian out of American Kickboxing Academy. Over the weekend, Islam Makhachev capitalized on his first time headlining a UFC event. The heir to Khabib Nurmagomedov took Thiago Moisés to...

Thiago Moises Speaks On UFC Vegas 31 Loss To Islam Makhachev

Thiago Moises couldn't pull off the upset over Islam Makhachev but his head is held high. This past Saturday night (July 17), Moises shared the Octagon with Makhachev. The lightweight tilt served as the main event of UFC Vegas 31. As the oddsmakers anticipated, Makhachev handled business. He submitted Moises...

Fighters React To Islam Makhachev vs. Thiago Moises At UFC Vegas 31

The fight between Islam Makhachev and Thiago Moises was a one-sided fight.  The showdown served as the main event of the UFC Vegas 31 event on Saturday night (July 17, 2021) from Las Vegas, Nevada at the UFC Apex facility. As seen in the fight, the first round opened slowly before...

UFC Vegas 31 Highlights: Islam Makhachev Taps Thiago Moises

Islam Makhachev vs. Thiago Moises was better than advertised.  The two fighters met in a bout on Saturday night (July 17, 2021) at the UFC Vegas 31 event from Las Vegas, Nevada at the UFC Apex facility.  They had a feeling out process before exchanging and Makhachev got a takedown with...

UFC Vegas 31: Makhachev vs Moisés Face-Offs & Final Preview

One day out from UFC Vegas 31, we've got your fighter face-offs along with the final preview for tomorrow's event! Earlier today, the official weigh-ins were held, and every fighter successfully made weight, which Michael "The Count" Bisping thinks is a model for other fights to take heed of. https://twitter.com/bisping/status/1416103011571486720 "Take...

What If Tibau Was To Khabib What Adriano Martins Is To Makhachev?

When 23-year-old Khabib Nurmagomedov had his hand raised as the winner of a unanimous decision over Gleison Tibau at UFC 148, he broke down in tears as if he had just won the championship. In reality, what he had won was even more valuable to him: his perfect record...

Thiago Moisés Not Buying Islam Makhachev As “Khabib 2.0”

UFC lightweight Thiago Moisés doesn't believe Islam Makhachev can be held in the same regard as Khabib Nurmagomedov in MMA. Moisés' comments come ahead of his first UFC main event at UFC Vegas 31 this weekend. Despite the odds and the expectation from many that he'll be comfortably defeated by...

UFC Vegas 31 Co-Main & Main Event Preview/Predictions

UFC Vegas 31 is slated to go down this weekend in Las Vegas, Nevada, and the co-main and main event will be supercharged following the chaotic night at UFC 264. UFC Vegas 31 will air on ESPN+ and take place within the UFC Apex Facility in Las Vegas, Nevada....

Moises Believes His Skills Match Well Against Makhachev’s Despite Odds

UFC lightweight Thiago Moises believes his headlining fight with Islam Makhachev this weekend will be more competitive than the odds suggest. At the age of just 26, Moises will be fighting in his first UFC main event after winning his last three fights. After defeats to top contender Beneil Dariush...

Islam Makhachev vs. Thiago Moises Promoted To July 17 Main Event

The July 17 UFC Fight Night officially has a new main event, with the scheduled bout between Islam Makhachev and Thiago Moises being promoted to the card's main event. After it was revealed last week that Max Holloway was forced to withdraw from the July 17 UFC Fight Night main...

Thiago Moises Plans To “Surprise A Lot Of People” Against Makhachev

Hype notwithstanding, Thiago Moises is ready to prove he's title worthy and plans to take out Islam Makhachev in the process. Rising UFC lightweight Thiago Moises understands that if he is able to take out Makhachev that it will only lead him down the roads he driving for. With...

Thiago Moises Wants Ranked Opponent After Win Against Hernandez

Thiago Moises wants Al Iaquinta or a ranked opponent after beating out Alexander Hernandez on the judge's scorecards last Saturday. At UFC Vegas 20, the two featherweight prospects capped off the preliminaries with one of the best fights of the night. While a lot of the action was back...

Alex Hernandez Talks Shared History With Thiago Moises

Alex Hernandez faces Thiago Moises on February 27 for UFC Vegas 20, and Hernandez more than welcomes the match-up. Oddly enough, the two lightweights have been circling each other for a while. Both men fought in Legacy Fighting Alliance (LFA) before entering the UFC and when Hernandez spoke with MMA...

UFC Jacksonville Highlights: Thiago Moises Taps Michael Johnson

Michael Johnson vs. Thiago Moises opened the main card of UFC Jacksonville in style. The two fighters met in a lightweight bout at the UFC Jacksonville event on Wednesday night from Jacksonville, Florida at the VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena on ESPN+. Oh, how a round can change things. Johnson was winning...