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Brandon Moreno and Dan Hooker suffered broken bones during their thrilling fights at UFC 290

Harry Kettle - July 10, 2023

Brandon Moreno and Dan Hooker both suffered broken bones during their electric match-ups at UFC 290 last weekend. On Saturday night, UFC 290 delivered in a big way in Las Vegas. We saw incredible finishes, emotional retirements, and Fight of the Year contenders. What more could you ask for on International Fight Week?

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Dana White reacts to Alexandre Pantoja defeating Brandon Moreno for the flyweight title at UFC 290: “It was so good and so close”

Fernando Quiles - July 9, 2023

Dana White is in awe of the UFC 290 co-main event between Alexandre Pantoja and Brandon Moreno. Pantoja challenged Moreno for the UFC Flyweight Championship on July 8. The two traded leather inside the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada, and fans in attendance certainly got their money’s worth. The title fight went the distance and Alexandre Pantoja emerged victorious via split decision.

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UFC 290 Results: Alexandre Pantoja defeats Brandon Moreno (Highlights)

Chris Taylor - July 8, 2023

We have you covered for all of tonight’s UFC 290 results, including the co-main event title fight between Brandon Moreno and Alexandre Pantoja. Moreno (21-7-2 MMA) will be returning to action for the first time since January’s UFC 283 event, where he defeated Deiveson Figueiredo by TKO and unified the Flyweight Championship. Prior to that, ‘The Assassin Baby’ had earned the promotion‘s interim flyweight title by stopping Kai Kara-France at UFC 277.

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Brendan Schaub believes UFC 290 could prove to be “an awful night” for Mexican fans

Harry Kettle - July 7, 2023

MMA analyst and former UFC fighter Brendan Schaub isn’t sure the Mexican stars on the UFC 290 card will have much joy on Saturday night. In the mixed martial arts sphere, Brendan Schaub is an interesting character. While some respect and enjoy his analysis of the sport, others feel like he doesn’t contribute anything substantial. Either way, though, he certainly knows how to make some noise, especially if he has controversial opinions.

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UFC 290 | Pro fighters make their picks for Brandon Moreno vs. Alexandre Pantoja 2 title fight

Cole Shelton - July 5, 2023

In the co-main event of UFC 290, Brandon Moreno looks to defend his flyweight title as he rematches Alexandre Pantoja. It’s technically the third fight as they fought on TUF but it was an exhibition so it doesn’t count, but Pantoja has won both of them. Heading into the fight, Moreno is a -205 favorite while the Brazilian is a +158 underdog on FanDuel. Ahead of the fight at UFC 290, reached out to several pro fighters to get their predictions for the scrap. The pros are split in this one but the slight majority lean towards Moreno getting his hand raised and defending his belt.

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UFC flyweight champion Brandon Moreno hints at future career in Boxing: “I have this desire inside me”

Harry Kettle - June 29, 2023

UFC flyweight king Brandon Moreno has hinted at the possibility of him venturing into boxing in the future. At this moment in time, Brandon Moreno is on top of the world. He’s a two-time undisputed flyweight champion after finally settling his feud with Deiveson Figueiredo, and he’s set to return to action next month. When he does so, he’ll put his crown on the line against Alexandre Pantoja.

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Brandon Moreno shares his thoughts on Henry Cejudo’s loss to Aljamain Sterling at UFC 288: “Just rusty”

Harry Kettle - June 21, 2023

UFC flyweight champion Brandon Moreno has given his thoughts on Henry Cejudo’s recent loss to Aljamain Sterling at UFC 288. The rumor mill is currently suggesting that Henry Cejudo will return to action to battle Marlon Vera later this summer. In doing so, he’ll attempt to vault himself back into contention in the UFC’s bantamweight title picture.

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Henry Cejudo

Henry Cejudo wants to settle "bad blood" against Brandon Moreno or fight Max Holloway at 145lbs if Merab Dvalishvili isn't healthy in time

Cole Shelton - June 13, 2023

Henry Cejudo has two names in mind if Merab Dvalishvili isn’t able to get healthy in a timely fashion. Dvalishvili recently underwent surgery and when he will be able to fight again is uncertain. With that, Cejudo says he wants to remain active so if he can’t fight Dvalishvili, he would like to settle his bad blood against Brandon Moreno, but it would have to be at 135lbs, as he can’t see himself fighting at flyweight again.

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Henry Cejudo responds to callout from UFC flyweight champion Brandon Moreno

Chris Taylor - May 7, 2023

Former ‘champ champ’ Henry Cejudo has responded after being called out by reigning UFC flyweight champion Brandon Moreno. Cejudo (16-3 MMA) returned to the Octagon for the first time in over three years in the headliner of last night’s UFC 288 event, colliding with Aljamain Sterling (23-3 MMA) for the promotion‘s undisputed bantamweight championship.

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Brandon Moreno vs. Alexandre Pantoja flyweight title fight set for UFC 290 on July 8

Lewis Simpson - April 12, 2023

A new flyweight title fight has been added to UFC’s July 8 International Fight Week event. As speculated, Brandon Moreno will clash with No.2 ranked contender Alexandre Pantoja for the first time as a two-time flyweight champion. Pantoja was originally expected to face Moreno at the end of 2021, but an injury forced the Brazilian out, allowing his native counterpart, Deiveson Figueiredo, to continue the rivalry with Moreno.

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Brandon Moreno relieved feud with Deiveson Figueiredo is over: "It feels awesome"

Fernando Quiles - January 29, 2023

Reigning UFC Flyweight Champion Brandon Moreno is quite happy that his rivalry with Deiveson Figueiredo is over. Moreno and Figueiredo fought for the fourth time in the co-main event of UFC 283. Moreno scored the third-round TKO finish to become a two-time UFC Flyweight Champion.

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UFC flyweight champion Brandon Moreno receives painted mural in his hometown of Tijuana, Mexico (Photo)

Harry Kettle - January 26, 2023

UFC flyweight champion Brandon Moreno has received a painted mural of himself back in his hometown of Tijuana, Mexico. If there was any doubt before UFC 283, there isn’t any now. Brandon Moreno is the undisputed best flyweight on the planet.

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Henry Cejudo scolds Brandon Moreno for his comments at UFC 283: “You just called the Brazilian people dogs”

Harry Kettle - January 24, 2023

Henry Cejudo has criticized Brandon Moreno for some of the comments he made following his victory at UFC 283. Last weekend at UFC 283, Brandon Moreno did it again. He beat Deiveson Figueiredo to become the new UFC flyweight champion. It came after a dominant performance, although the bout ended in unfortunate circumstances with the Brazilian crowd turning on Moreno after what they thought was an eye poke.

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Coach reveals Brandon Moreno suffered a "serious" knee injury before UFC 283 title fight against Deiveson Figueiredo

Cole Shelton - January 23, 2023

Brandon Moreno went into his UFC 283 flyweight title fight against Deiveson Figueiredo injured. Moreno and Figueiredo had their fourth fight for the flyweight title at UFC 283 in Brazil on Saturday night. The two were 1-1-1 against each other, so the fourth fight was set to settle it all and it was Moreno who won by doctor stoppage after the third round.

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What's next for the stars of UFC 283?

Cole Shelton - January 23, 2023

The UFC returned to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil for UFC 283 which saw two titles on the line, including the vacant light heavyweight title for the second straight pay-per-view. In the main event, Jamahal Hill was taking on Glover Teixeira for the vacant light heavyweight title. The co-main event saw Deiveson Figueiredo and Brandon Moreno settle their rivalry as they were fighting for the fourth time.

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Brandon Moreno reacts after Brazilian fans pepper him with drinks following his title win at UFC 283

Fernando Quiles - January 22, 2023

Newly minted UFC Flyweight Champion Brandon Moreno has responded to fans trying to pelt him with garbage following his third-round TKO victory over Deiveson Figueiredo at UFC 283. Moreno and Figueiredo shared the Octagon for the fourth time at UFC 283 this past Saturday night. Moreno landed a hook that badly swelled Figueiredo’s eye. The Octagon-side doctor took a look at the eye and determined that Figueiredo should not continue, and the fight was stopped before the fourth round could begin.

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UFC 283 Results: Brandon Moreno defeats Deiveson Figueiredo (Video)

Chris Taylor - January 21, 2023

Tonight’s UFC 283 event is co-headlined by a flyweight title fight featuring Deiveson Figueiredo taking on Brandon Moreno. The bout will mark the fourth consecutive time that Figueiredo and Moreno have collided inside of the Octagon. The pair have gone 1-1-1 over their past three battles, with ‘The God of War‘ winning their most recent collision by unanimous decision.

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UFC 283 | Pro fighters make their picks for Deiveson Figueiredo vs. Brandon Moreno 4 title fight

Cole Shelton - January 19, 2023

In the co-main event of UFC 283, the flyweight title is up for grabs as Deiveson Figueiredo looks to defend his strap as he and Brandon Moreno settle the score as they fight for the fourth time. Figueiredo enters the fight as a +102 underdog while the Mexican is a -130 favorite on FanDuel. Ahead of the fight, reached out to several fighters to get their prediction for the scrap. The fighters are nearly unanimous in thinking Moreno gets it done and becomes the champ again, in likely another competitive fight.

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