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Brandon Moreno on UFC newcomer Yazmin Jauregui: 'That girl has what it takes to be a champion'

UFC interim flyweight champion Brandon Moreno expects big things from Yazmin Jauregui.
Moreno firmly believes Jauregui (8-0, 0-0 UFC) will have a big impact in the UFC. The 23-year-old undefeated women’s …read more

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Volkanovksi offers to be back-up for UFC 280 headliner

Alexander Volkanovski cheers on teammate Kai Kara-France, who fought Brandon Moreno at UFC 277 in late July. | Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC

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Posted on August 12, 2022, 11:46 am By
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Figueiredo explains why he ‘saw no quality’ in Moreno’s UFC 277 win

Deiveson Figueiredo defeated Brandon Moreno in January 2022. | Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC

Flyweight champion Deiveson Figueiredo was not impressed by Brandon Moreno at …read more

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Video: Is it disrespectful for UFC to set up in-cage faceoffs?

UFC president Dana White expressed regret for allowing Deiveson Figueiredo to come into the octagon and confront Brandon Moreno at UFC 277.
It’s not often the UFC allows this types of …read more

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Dana White heaps praise on newly crowned UFC interim flyweight champion Brandon Moreno: “He’s one of the biggest stars that we have”

Dana White is heaping praise on newly crowned UFC interim flyweight champion Brandon Moreno. It was Brandon Moreno (20-6 MMA) vs Kai Kara-France (24-10 MMA) in the flyweight co-main event …read more

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Chael Sonnen Refuses To Watch Moreno/Figueiredo 4

The UFC appears to have lost one regular viewer for its next flyweight title match. At UFC 277 this past weekend, fan favorite Brandon Moreno had gold wrapped around his …read more

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Dana White: Brandon Moreno one of UFC's biggest stars, regardless of nationality

LAS VEGAS – Dana White is raving about Brandon Moreno’s stardom.
When asked about newly crowned interim flyweight champion Moreno (20-6-2 MMA, 8-3-2 UFC) being the biggest Mexican star in the …read more

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MMA Rankings, August 2022: Is Brandon Moreno the No. 1 flyweight in the world?

Brandon Moreno | Photo by Carmen Mandato/Getty Images

The more things change in MMA, the more they stay the same.
Amanda Nunes and Brandon Moreno added …read more

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Deiveson Figueiredo doubts Brandon Moreno’s evolution with new team: ‘He’s never changed his game’

Deiveson Figueiredo and Brandon Moreno after UFC 277 | Photo by Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC

Deiveson Figueiredo isn’t quite ready to bury the hatchet with Brandon …read more

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MMA Junkie Radio #3282: Reaction to UFC 277, Jake Paul-Hasim Rahman Jr. drama, more

Monday’s edition of MMA Junkie Radio with “Gorgeous” George and “Goze” is here.
On Episode 3,282, the guys look back at all things UFC 277, including Amanda Nunes and Brandon Moreno’s …read more

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Yair Rodriguez lost his mind after Brandon Moreno stopped Kai Kara-France at UFC 277 (Video)

UFC featherweight contender, Yair Rodriguez, was having the time of his life during the UFC 277 co-main event between Brandon Moreno and Kai-Kara France this past weekend. The UFC interim …read more

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Brandon Moreno accepts Deiveson Figueiredo’s challenge to fight in Brazil: “I’m ready, let’s go”

UFC interim flyweight champion Brandon Moreno is willing to fight Deiveson Figueiredo on his home soil. ‘The Assassin Baby’ captured the gold with a stoppage win over Kai Kara-France on …read more

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Brandon Moreno on Deiveson Figueiredo face-to-face at UFC 277: ‘I decided to put all the angry, all the hate out of me’

Brandon Moreno and Deiveson Figueiredo | Photo by Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC

Brandon Moreno put all the ill will aside as he focuses on beating Deiveson …read more

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Deiveson Figueiredo reveals Brandon Moreno’s demeanor calmed him down in UFC 277 face-off: “He was so sweet, it was contagious”

UFC flyweight champion Deiveson Figueiredo has given his side of his confrontation with Brandon Moreno last Saturday. At UFC 277, ‘The Assassin Baby’ faced Kai Kara-France in the co-main event. …read more

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James Krause announces his MMA retirement: ‘I’m at peace with it’

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James Krause’s fighting days are over.
The 36-year-old UFC veteran, who this past Saturday coached Brandon Moreno to …read more

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Figgy Would Like To Have A Word With Joe Rogan...

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Former UFC flyweight champion Brandon Moreno captured the interim 125-pound title with a thrilling third-round knockout over top contender Kai …read more

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Dana White second-guesses post-fight faceoff with Deiveson Figueiredo and Brandon Moreno: ‘That was f****** rude’

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Dana White feels bad about raining on Brandon Moreno’s parade.
Following Moreno’s interim flyweight championship win over Kai Kara-France in Saturday’s …read more

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Video: Watch Yair Rodriguez lose his mind with Brandon Moreno's TKO win at UFC 277

There’s no doubt Brandon Moreno had the crowd in his favor at UFC 277.
The Mexican star won the UFC interim flyweight title Saturday, defeating a tough Kai Kara-France in the …read more

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The MMA Hour with Brandon Moreno, Deiveson Figueiredo, James Krause, and Roberto Soldic at 1 p.m. ET

The Mixed Martial Arts Hour is back in your life! Below is a rundown of Monday’s show, which begins at 1 p.m. ET / 10 a.m. PT / 6 p.m. …read more

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Kai Kara-France Speaks Out Following UFC 277 Interim Title Loss

UFC flyweight contender Kai Kara-France has spoken out for the first time since his UFC 277 loss to Brandon Moreno for the interim flyweight title. Kara-France fell short of a …read more

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Dana White reacts to allowing Deiveson Figueiredo to confront Brandon Moreno at UFC 277: “Well, that was f*cking rude”

UFC President Dana White second-guessed allowing Deiveson Figueiredo to enter the Octagon after Brandon Moreno’s UFC 277 victory. Moreno shared the Octagon with Kai Kara-France for the interim UFC Flyweight …read more

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Dana White instantly second-guessed decision to let Deiveson Figueiredo in cage at UFC 277

DALLAS – Deiveson Figueiredo entered the cage to confront his likely next foe, Brandon Moreno, at UFC 277, and according to promotion president Dana White, it wasn’t part of the …read more

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Deiveson Figueiredo reacts to Joe Rogan calling interim belt ‘the real world title fight,’ plans to ‘tell him what’s up’

UFC flyweight champion Deiveson Figueiredo is ready to prove Joe Rogan wrong.
During the preliminary broadcast of Saturday’s UFC 277 event, Rogan called the co-main event between Brandon Moreno and Kai …read more

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Brandon Moreno wants to get Deiveson Figueiredo rivalry over with: 'I'm done with him'

DALLAS – Brandon Moreno wants to turn the page.
The Mexican star can’t wait to put his rivalry with Deiveson Figueiredo to rest now that he won the UFC interim flyweight …read more

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UFC 277 post-fight bonuses: Brandon Moreno vs. Kai Kara-France 2 earns ‘Fight of the Night’

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Brandon Moreno and Kai Kara-France each earned $50,000 for their rematch in the co-headliner UFC 277.
The flyweights earned “Fight of …read more

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UFC 277 bonuses: Brandon Moreno, Kai Kara-France among four $50,000 winners in Dallas

The UFC handed out four post-fight bonuses after Saturday’s card, including one to a former and now interim champion
After UFC 277, four fighters picked up an extra $50,000 for their performances …read more

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Brandon Moreno def. Kai Kara-France at UFC 277: Best photos

Check out the best photos from Brandon Moreno’s TKO win over Kai Kara-France at UFC 277 at American Airlines Center in Dallas. (Photos by Jerome Miron, USA TODAY Sports) …read more

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UFC 277 results: Brandon Moreno shuts down Kai Kara-France with kick, squashes beef with Deiveson Figueiredo

Brandon Moreno is next in line. He left no doubt of that Saturday at UFC 277.
In the co-main event at American Airlines Center in Dallas, Moreno (20-6-2 MMA, 8-3-2 UFC) …read more

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Twitter reacts to Brandon Moreno's interim title win, Deiveson Figueiredo in-cage exchange at UFC 277

Brandon Moreno is one step closer to becoming undisputed flyweight champion again after defeated Kai Kara-France in the UFC 277 co-headliner.
With champion Deiveson Figueiredo injured, Moreno (20-5-2 MMA, 8-2-2 UFC) …read more

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‘Viva Mexico’: Fighters react to Brandon Moreno’s interim title triumph over Kai Kara-France at UFC 277

Brandon Moreno and Kai Kara-France | Photo by Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC

Brandon Moreno is once again wearing UFC gold and his fellow fighters couldn’t be …read more

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Pros react after Brandon Moreno TKO’s Kai Kara-France at UFC 277

Tonight’s UFC 277 event was co-headlined by a rematch between Brandon Moreno and Kai Kara-France for the promotions interim flyweight title. Moreno (20-6-2 MMA) had entered the contest looking to …read more

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Liver kick! New champ! Moreno vs Kara-Fracytnce 2 fight video highlights

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Watch video from the UFC 277 co-main event. Co-headlining UFC 277 was the rematch between Brandon Moreno and Kai Kara-France. …read more

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UFC 277 results: Brandon Moreno liver kicks Kai Kara-France to win interim 125 lbs title

Brandon Moreno finished Kai Kara-France with a body kick to capture the vacant interim flyweight title in the UFC 277 co-main event | Photo by Carmen Mandato/Getty Images
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Brandon Moreno stops Kai Kara-France with third-round TKO, wins interim UFC flyweight championship

It’s been a while since fans have seen Brandon Moreno fight anyone besides Deiveson Figueiredo, but that’s what happened when he stepped into the Octagon to face Kai Kara-France in …read more

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UFC 277 Results: Brandon Moreno TKO’s Kai Kara-France in Round 3 (Video)

Tonight’s UFC 277 event is co-headlined by a rematch between Brandon Moreno and Kai Kara-France for the promotions interim flyweight title. Moreno (19-6-2 MMA) will enter the contest looking to …read more

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UFC 277 live blog: Brandon Moreno vs. Kai Kara-France 2

Brandon Moreno and Kai Kara-France face off ahead of UFC 277 | Photo by Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC

This is the UFC 277 live blog for …read more

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Brandon Moreno Weighs In On His Level Of UFC Stardom

UFC flyweight contender Brandon Moreno has commented on the narrative that he’s become a “star” in mixed martial arts in recent years. In 2020, Moreno burst into mainstream attention by …read more

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Deiveson Figueiredo indifferent to who wins interim title at UFC 277: 'The belt is mine'

Deiveson Figueiredo claims he has no rooting interest in tonight’s UFC 277 interim title fight between Brandon Moreno and Kai Kara-France.
Figueiredo (21-2-1 MMA, 10-2-1 UFC), the reigning UFC flyweight champion, …read more

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Deiveson Figueiredo wants the winner of Moreno-Kara France next in Brazil: “Face me here under my crowd”

Deiveson Figueiredo is hoping to fight the winner of Brandon Moreno vs. Kai Kara France 2 next time out. In the co-main event of UFC 277, the interim flyweight title …read more

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UFC 277 faceoff video: Brandon Moreno vs. Kai Kara-France intense final staredown

DALLAS – Brandon Moreno and Kai Kara-France came face-to-face for the final time ahead of UFC 277 at ceremonial weigh-ins.
Moreno (19-5-2 MMA, 7-2-2 UFC) and Kara-France (24-9 MMA, 7-2 UFC) will …read more

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Figueiredo: Near full health, could return by Dec.

Deiveson Figueiredo told ESPN that his health is at “95%” and believes he can return to fight the winner of Saturday’s fight between Brandon Moreno and Kai Kara-France as early …read more

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UFC 277 Embedded, Episode 5: ‘You’re a f****** monster’

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On the fifth episode of UFC 277 Embedded, women’s bantamweight champion Julianna Peña and Brandon Moreno reminisce with Daniel Cormier, Alex Perez talks …read more

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Deiveson Figueiredo wants winner of Brandon Moreno vs. Kai Kara-France in Brazil, still open to bantamweight

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Deiveson Figueiredo will be sitting cageside when Brandon Moreno and Kai Kara-France collide for the interim flyweight championship …read more

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UFC 277 Weigh-in Video: Brandon Moreno vs. Kai Kara-France

Former flyweight champion Brandon Moreno and No. 2 ranked Kai Kara-France will meet in the UFC 277 co-main event with the interim flyweight title on the line.

The two officially weighed …read more

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UFC 277 video: Brandon Moreno, Kai Kara-France on weight for interim title rematch

DALLAS – The interim flyweight championship fight between Brandon Moreno and Kai Kara-France is official for UFC 277.
Moreno (19-5-2 MMA, 7-2-2 UFC) and Kara-France (24-9 MMA, 7-2 UFC) made weight at …read more

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UFC 277 Clash: Kara-France Vs. Moreno 2!

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Flyweight scrappers Kai Kara-France and Brandon Moreno will rematch this weekend (Sat., July 30, 2022) at …read more

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Kara-France On Moreno Rematch: ‘I Feel Like I’m Fighting The Champion’

While it may only be interim gold on the line at UFC 277, Kai Kara-France says his rematch with Brandon Moreno feels like he’s preparing to fight the flyweight champion. …read more

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UFC 277 video: Brandon Moreno, Kai Kara-France have friendly faceoff before interim title fight

DALLAS – The interim flyweight title is up for grabs Saturday and former champion Brandon Moreno and a familiar opponent in Kai Kara-France faced off at the UFC 277 pre-fight …read more

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UFC 277 press conference: All the key quotes from ex-champ Brandon Moreno

DALLAS – Former champion Brandon Moreno has a chance to get a UFC belt around his waist again Saturday.
Moreno (19-6-2 MMA, 7-3-2 UFC) meets Kai Kara-France (24-9 MMA, 7-2 UFC) …read more

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UFC 277 | Pro fighters make their picks for Brandon Moreno vs. Kai Kara-France 2 interim title fight

In the co-main event of UFC 277, Brandon Moreno and Kai Kara-France are set to rematch for the interim flyweight title. Heading into the fight, Moreno is a -235 favorite …read more

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Adesanya & Hooker Send Moreno A Warning Ahead Of UFC 277

UFC flyweight contender Kai Kara-France has received some firm backing from teammates Israel Adesanya and Dan Hooker ahead of his rematch with Brandon Moreno this weekend. Moreno and Kara-France previously …read more

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UFC 277 breakdown: What's changed since Brandon Moreno and Kai Kara-France's first fight?

MMA Junkie analyst Dan Tom breaks down the UFC’s top bouts. Today, we look at the co-main event for UFC 277.
UFC 277 takes place Saturday at American Airlines Center in …read more

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Brandon Moreno, Yair Rodriguez share dream of bringing two UFC title fights to Mexico in one event

MMA is often an individualistic sport, but sometimes there can be common goals and dreams among fighters. And that’s the case with Mexican stars Brandon Moreno and Yair Rodriguez.
The two …read more

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UFC 277 free fight: Brandon Moreno beats Kai Kara-France in technical, back-and-forth striking battle

Brandon Moreno and Kai Kara-France will run things back, but this time with UFC gold on the line.
The flyweight contenders are set to meet in a rematch in the co-main event …read more

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Brandon Moreno won't wait for Deiveson Figueiredo unifier with UFC 277 interim title win

DALLAS – Brandon Moreno has no intention of slow-playing his career to make sure a fourth fight with Deiveson Figueiredo happens.
Moreno (19-5-2 MMA, 7-2-2 UFC) is full steam ahead, and …read more

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UFC 277 pre-event facts: Brandon Moreno could join exclusive group with interim title win

The UFC closes out its busy July schedule with its second numbered event of the month. UFC 277 takes place Saturday at American Airlines Center in Dallas, and the main …read more

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Kai Kara-France looks to turn tragedy into triumph vs. Brandon Moreno

Kara-France will compete for the interim flyweight title at UFC 277 on Saturday, but how he got to this point involves getting through Israel Adesanya and Alexander Volkanovski. …read more

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UFC 277 Embedded, Episode 2: ‘I’m ready to go’

Amanda Nunes hits the gym and then the zoo with her family. Kai Kara-France arrives with plans to take home the belt. Brandon Moreno trains to the sounds of fans. …read more

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Matt Schnell predicts UFC 277 interim title winner, warns Deiveson Figueiredo against bantamweight move: ‘It’s scary up there’

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Matt Schnell believes Brandon Moreno is about to wear UFC gold once again.
At UFC 277, Moreno takes …read more

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UFC 277 Embedded, Episode 2: ‘He should be getting ready for a dogfight’

In the second episode of UFC 277 Embedded, Amanda Nunes gets in a workout on the treadmill with daughter Reagan, Kai Kara-France arrives in the U.S., Brandon Moreno does some …read more

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Brandon Moreno has respect for Kai Kara-France, but planning to rip his head off: “I know I can do it, and I know I will do it”

UFC flyweight Brandon Moreno is aiming to take Kai Kara-France’s head off at UFC 277. On Saturday night, the two flyweight contenders will be the co-main event of UFC 277. …read more

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Brandon Moreno's goal is to stop Kai Kara-France in UFC 277 rematch: 'I want to rip his head off'

Brandon Moreno has one goal for his UFC return: Stop Kai Kara-France.
The former flyweight champion returns to the cage this Saturday in the co-main event of UFC 277 in Dallas. …read more

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Video: UFC 277 'Countdown' for Brandon Moreno vs. Kai Kara-France 2

Did you miss the debut of UFC 277 “Countdown” or just want to watch it again? Check out the co-main event preview now.
The segment takes a special look at the interim …read more

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Figueiredo: ‘It’s in my plans’ to have champ vs. champ fight at 135

Deiveson Figueiredo defeated Brandon Moreno back in January 2022. | Photo by Katelyn Mulcahy/Getty Images

Flyweight champion Deiveson Figueiredo would like to take on whoever …read more

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James Krause believes it will take a “more well-rounded” fighter than Kai Kara-France to beat Brandon Moreno

Brandon Moreno will have a new head coach in his corner at UFC 277 and it will be James Krause. Moreno has spent the majority of his career at Entram …read more

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Deiveson Figueiredo has a change of heart on UFC 277’s interim flyweight title fight: “It is what it is, let them fight”

Deiveson Figueiredo has changed his tune regarding UFC 277’s interim title fight between Brandon Moreno and Kai Kara-France. Later this month at UFC 277, Brandon Moreno and Kai Kara-France will …read more

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Deiveson Figueiredo Changes Tone On Flyweight Boycott

Deiveson Figueiredo appears to have changed his opinion regarding the upcoming interim flyweight title fight between rival Brandon Moreno and Kai Kara-France. The UFC flyweight champion spoke to The Schmo …read more

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Kai Kara-France triggered he's a UFC 277 underdog against Brandon Moreno, but expects a 'dog fight'

Kai Kara-France is used to the underdog role, but this one doesn’t sit well with him.
Kara-France (24-9 MMA, 7-2 UFC) rematches ex-champ Brandon Moreno (19-5-2 MMA, 7-2-2 UFC) in the …read more

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