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France Gets ‘No Love’ On Dec. 11

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I guess that Brandon Moreno title fight doesn’t make sense after all.
Former UFC bantamweight champion Cody …read more

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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 …read more

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Cody Garbrandt wants to fight “great human being” Brandon Moreno next: “I think it’s a great stylistic matchup for myself”

Cody Garbrandt wants to fight “great human being” Brandon Moreno next, suggesting that it would be a favorable stylistic matchup for him. Garbrandt is coming off of a unanimous decision …read more

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Video: Canelo Gives Moreno Boxing Tips

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UFC champion Brandon Moreno gets striking tips from boxing world champion Canelo Alvarez. Brandon Moreno and Canelo Alvarez are in illustrious company …read more

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Video: Canelo Alvarez works with Brandon Moreno on improving body shots

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UFC flyweight king Brandon Moreno recently got some pointers from a fellow Mexican champion.
“The Assassin Baby” shared a clip of himself training with …read more

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Video: Canelo Alvarez shows Brandon Moreno how to rip the perfect body shot

Who better to show UFC flyweight champion Brandon Moreno the ropes than the pound-for-pound No. 1 boxer in the world?
Moreno (19-5-2 MMA, 7-2-2 UFC) took in some striking tips from …read more

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Video: UFC flyweight champ Brandon Moreno trains with boxing superstar Canelo Alvarez

Brandon Moreno warms up backstage at the UFC TUF Gym ahead of his fight against Alexandre Pantoja on July 13, 2016 in Las Vegas, Nevada. | Photo by Brandon Magnus/Zuffa …read more

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Brandon Moreno says Cody Garbrandt is an option for his next fight, says Figueiredo needs a win before trilogy

UFC flyweight champion Brandon Moreno answered questions about what could be next for the Mexican star at a UFC media lunch.

Moreno said he is targeting a return later in the …read more

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How Brandon Moreno and Nate Diaz became unlikeliest of friends and partners since UFC 263

LOS ANGELES – UFC flyweight champion Brandon Moreno and Nate Diaz have struck up perhaps the unlikeliest of friendships.
Moreno (19-5-2 MMA, 7-2-2 UFC) and Diaz (20-13 MMA, 15-11 UFC) shared …read more

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Brandon Moreno promises not to become a jerk now that he is a UFC champion: “I don’t want to be that guy”

UFC flyweight champion Brandon Moreno promises not to become a jerk now that he is a UFC champion, saying that “I don’t want to be that guy.” Moreno defeated rival …read more

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Posted on July 21, 2021, 2:16 pm By
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Figueiredo Calls For Moreno ‘Trilogy Fight’

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Deiveson Figueiredo is not done with Brandon Moreno after losing his UFC Flyweight title at UFC 263. Deiveson Figueiredo wants …read more

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Brandon Moreno: Deiveson Figueiredo needs to earn rematch, but Cody Garbrandt a good name

LOS ANGELES – UFC flyweight champion Brandon Moreno would like to return to the octagon in November against a new challenger. An immediate rematch with Deiveson Figueiredo is not on …read more

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UFC flyweight champion Brandon Moreno eyes November return, not keen on Deiveson Figueiredo trilogy

LOS ANGELES – Brandon Moreno knows there are many options for his first title defense – and he has preferences.
The newly-crowned UFC flyweight champion is looking to get back in …read more

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Moreno: Figueiredo needs more for title rematch

UFC flyweight champion Brandon Moreno said he’s open to a third fight against Deiveson Figueiredo, but that the former champ needs to do more in order to get a shot …read more

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Figueiredo wants trilogy fight with Moreno next

Deiveson Figueiredo and Brandon Moreno fighting during UFC 263.

The former champion wants to meet the man who dethroned him again.  Deiveson …read more

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Posted on July 20, 2021, 8:17 pm By
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Deiveson Figueiredo calls for trilogy fight with Brandon Moreno next

The former kingpin of the 125lbs division, Deiveson Figueiredo called for the trilogy fight with UFC flyweight champion Brandon Moreno next. Figueiredo and Moreno have fought twice in the past …read more

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Deiveson Figueiredo and Wallid Ismail call for trilogy bout with Brandon Moreno

Deiveson Figueiredo wants to run it back a third time.

In a video posted to Ariel Helwani’s Instagram, the former flyweight champion and his manager Wallid Ismail said they want a …read more

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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 …read more

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Video: After one of ‘worst performances ever’ against Holly Holm, Irene Aldana talks lessons learned

LAS VEGAS – UFC bantamweight Irene Aldana talks about bouncing back from a loss to Holly Holm and her reaction to Brandon Moreno winning the UFC flyweight title in advance …read more

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Brandon Moreno honored by Mexican President Lopez Obrador for winning UFC title

Brandon Moreno’s tour as one of the hottest names in Mexico continues.
The UFC flyweight champion met with Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador on Tuesday at the Palacio Nacional in …read more

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Posted on July 7, 2021, 7:16 pm By
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The 5 Most Unlikely Champions In UFC History: The List Concludes

Last week, we explored the unlikelihood of Brandon Moreno’s rise to the top of the UFC flyweight division. At the end of our voyage, we were left with one burning …read more

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Posted on July 1, 2021, 11:16 pm By
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The Most Unlikely Champions In UFC History: #3 Revealed

Last week, we explored the unlikelihood of Brandon Moreno’s rise to the top of the UFC flyweight division. At the end of our voyage, we were left with one burning …read more

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Posted on June 30, 2021, 11:16 pm By
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The Most Unlikely Champions In UFC History: #4 Revealed

Last week, we explored the unlikelihood of Brandon Moreno’s rise to the top of the UFC flyweight division. At the end of our voyage, we were left with one burning …read more

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Posted on June 29, 2021, 4:16 pm By
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Brandon Moreno chasing legend status in Mexican sports: 'I want to be the Julio Cesar Chavez of MMA'

Now holding a UFC belt, Brandon Moreno is setting new career goals for his run as champion.
The newly crowned UFC flyweight title holder is out to build on the history …read more

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The Most Unlikely Champions In UFC History: #5 Revealed

Last week, we explored the unlikelihood of Brandon Moreno’s rise to the top of the UFC flyweight division. At the end of our voyage, we were left with one burning …read more

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Posted on June 28, 2021, 3:16 pm By
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The Most Unlikely Champions In UFC History: The Honorable Mentions

Last week, we explored the unlikelihood of Brandon Moreno’s rise to the top of the UFC flyweight division. At the end of our voyage, we were left with one burning …read more

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Posted on June 27, 2021, 6:16 pm By
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'Eat sh*t and die': Arena employee who worked UFC 263 recounts hostility from Glendale mayor

UFC 263 was a great night of fights, historic even, with the crowning of the promotion’s first Mexico-born champion in Brandon Moreno. As it turns out, the violence came close …read more

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Posted on June 25, 2021, 2:46 pm By
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Moreno Returns To Hero’s Welcome

Surround yourself with people who will support you the way Entram Gym supports Brandon Moreno.
The newly-crowned UFC flyweight champion returned home to Tijuana, Mexico after capturing the 125-pound title from …read more

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Manager: 'Possibilities are endless' for Brandon Moreno, Mexican MMA after UFC title win

Iridium Sports Agency CEO and founder Jason House has his first UFC champion – and he’s already mulling over the possibilities of what’s next.
Overseeing the first Mexico-born titleholder in promotional …read more

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UFC 263 Thrill and Agony video: Israel Adesanya predicts Brandon Moreno will ‘blow up worldwide’

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In the aftermath of UFC 263, get a close-up look at Brandon Moreno’s epic UFC flyweight championship win, Israel Adesanya and Marvin Vettori’s …read more

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

One week ago today 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 …read more

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Posted on June 19, 2021, 7:46 pm By
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Video: Manager Jason House reacts to Brandon Moreno’s title win at UFC 263: ‘There was a look in his eye all week long’

Whether in MMA or in life as a whole, you always remember your first.
In manager Jason House’s case, he has his first UFC world champion in his stable of …read more

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Cain Velasquez laid the foundation, but Brandon Moreno seeks to build Mexican MMA up to new heights

Brandon Moreno was 16 when Cain Velasquez won the UFC heavyweight title from Brock Lesnar at UFC 121, but he remembers it as clear as day.
Seeing the Mexican tricolor sported …read more

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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 …read more

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Brandon Moreno lists potential opponents for first flyweight title defense, Cody Garbrandt on the list

UFC flyweight champion Brandon Moreno listed potential opponents for his first flyweight title defense and Cody Garbrandt on the list. Moreno submitted Deiveson Figueiredo in the third round with a …read more

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Scouring the scoring: Round 2 of Figueiredo vs. Moreno at UFC 263

Deiveson Figueiredo faced Brandon Moreno at UFC 263 | Photo by Louis Grasse/PxImages/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images

A look at the scoring of Round 2 …read more

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Posted on June 16, 2021, 11:46 pm By
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Julio Cesar Chavez delivers message to Brandon Moreno

Julio Cesar Chavez at a 2019 press conference. | Photo by Carlos Tischler/Getty Images

The newly crowned flyweight champion was on the receiving end of …read more

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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 …read more

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Posted on June 16, 2021, 5:46 pm By
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UFC 263 medical suspensions: Jamahal Hill, Terrance McKinney and Brandon Moreno face 180-day terms

Jamahal Hill, Terrance McKinney and newly crowned flyweight champion Brandon Moreno are potentially looking at six months on the sidelines after UFC 263.
Hill had his elbow dislocated when he suffered …read more

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Brandon Moreno reflects on accomplishing his “dream of 15 years” after winning flyweight title at UFC 263

New UFC flyweight champion Brandon Moreno reflected on accomplishing his “dream of 15 years” after winning the 125lbs title at UFC 263. Moreno submitted his rival Deiveson Figueiredo in the …read more

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UFC 263 medical suspensions: Brandon Moreno, two others face potential six-month suspensions

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After capturing the flyweight title at UFC 263, Brandon Moreno could face six months on the sidelines.
The Arizona Boxing …read more

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Brandon Moreno believes Deiveson Figueiredo lost fight at UFC 263 presser, hedges on rematch

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Newly minted UFC flyweight Brandon Moreno isn’t particularly compelled by a third fight against Deiveson Figueiredo.
“Maybe,” he said Tuesday …read more

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Brandon Moreno details 'special' moment with Henry Cejudo after title win; open to future matchup

When Brandon Moreno walked backstage, UFC title in hand and he saw his old teammate and ex-titleholder Henry Cejudo, he thought the time was right to say, “Thank you”.
The heartfelt …read more

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Crooklyn’s Corner 12: John Nash talks Diaz star power, Moreno, Ali Act, unions

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Episode 12 discussion: John Nash stops in to talk about UFC contracts, Diaz star power, Brandon Moreno, Ali Act, unions Welcome to …read more

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Julio Cesar Chavez applauds Brandon Moreno's historic UFC title win: 'It gave me a lot of joy'

GUADALAJARA, Mexico – Monday, Brandon Moreno might’ve gotten the best compliment a Mexican fighter can possibly receive.
Boxing legend and decorated former world champion Julio Cesar Chavez had a lot of …read more

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Deiveson Figueiredo considering a move to bantamweight if the UFC does not offer trilogy fight with Brandon Moreno

Deiveson Figueiredo is contemplating a move up to bantamweight if the UFC doesn’t offer him a trilogy bout against Brandon Moreno. After an enticing majority draw in their first fight …read more

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Moreno hailed in Mexico, hopes to defend in '21

Newly crowned UFC flyweight champion Brandon Moreno received a hero-like reception upon his return to his native Mexico on Monday. …read more

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Posted on June 15, 2021, 3:16 am By
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Deiveson Figueiredo, Management Seek Immediate Trilogy with Brandon Moreno

If he gets his way, Deiveson Figueiredo will have a third meeting with Brandon Moreno in the near future. …read more

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UFC 263 Final fight stats: Brandon Moreno shuts down Deiveson Figueiredo in rematch

Brandon Moreno submitted Deiveson Figueiredo at UFC 263

Figueiredo’s offense dropped significantly from first bout against Moreno. The UFC crowned a new flyweight champion on …read more

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Deiveson Figueiredo felt 'very bad' prior to UFC 263, angles for trilogy vs. Brandon Moreno

Deiveson Figueiredo credits Brandon Moreno for the performance he put on at UFC 263, but the ex-champion says he wasn’t feeling himself when he lost the title.
As he left the …read more

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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 …read more

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Video: Teammates erupt in celebration to Brandon Moreno’s submission win to capture title at UFC 263

While the MMA world universally praised Brandon Moreno’s flyweight title win this past weekend, it pales in comparison to the reaction inside his gym in Tijuana.
The championship rematch between …read more

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Dana White admits he was surprised Brandon Moreno beat Deiveson Figueiredo at UFC 263: “I was wrong”

UFC president Dana White admitted that he was surprised Brandon Moreno beat Deiveson Figueiredo at UFC 263, further admitting “I was wrong.” Moreno submitted Figueiredo in the third round with …read more

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Moreno Scores Championship Mural

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To the victor belong the spoils. Newly-crowned flyweight champion Brandon Moreno recently had his championship victory over Deiveson Figueiredo, which came in the UFC …read more

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Deiveson Figueiredo admits he had bad weight cut, wants trilogy fight with Brandon Moreno after UFC 263

Former UFC flyweight champion Deiveson Figueiredo reacted after losing his belt to Brandon Moreno by third-round submission at UFC 263. Figueiredo entered the rematch with Moreno as the champion after …read more

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Henry Cejudo praises former training partner Brandon Moreno after winning flyweight title at UFC 263

Henry Cejudo praised his former training partner Brandon Moreno after winning the UFC flyweight title from Deiveson Figueiredo at UFC 263. Moreno finished Figueiredo in the third round with a …read more

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Mick Maynard's Shoes: What's next for Brandon Moreno, Deiveson Figueiredo after UFC 263?

There was no controversy in the second encounter between Brandon Moreno and Deiveson Figueiredo in their UFC 263 flyweight title rematch.
After fighting to a draw in their initial meeting in …read more

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Moreno Says He Knew He’d Win Title After Figueiredo Pushed Him at Press Conference

According to Brandon Moreno, there was just something different in the lead-up to his rematch with Deiveson Figueiredo at UFC 263. …read more

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Brandon Moreno explains emotional UFC 263 celebration, questions Figueiredo’s weight cut

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Brandon Moreno has completed the journey from UFC castoff to UFC champion.
With a dominant third-round submission victory over Deiveson Figueiredo …read more

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Jake Paul reacts to UFC 263: Promises to knock out Nate Diaz, praises Brandon Moreno

While UFC 263 played out, Jake Paul watched closely.
During Saturday’s pay-per-view main card, the YouTuber-turned-boxer took to Twitter to send a pair of messages. One was confrontational, but the other …read more

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Brandon Moreno: How I beat the champ | Video

Hear what newly crowned champ Brandon Moreno had to say after defeating Deiveson Figueiredo and becoming the first Mexican-born UFC champion.

Moreno defeated Figueiredo by submission midway through the third round …read more

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Moreno’s corner apologizes for racist posts

Marcelo Rojo (right) walks with Brandon Moreno before his UFC flyweight title win over Deiveson Figueiredo. | Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC

UFC fighter Marcelo …read more

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UFC 263 bonuses: Paul Craig, Brandon Moreno get Performance nods, Terrance McKinney gets unofficial one

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A brutal submission and heart-warming champion upset were not surprises when the UFC 263 performances bonuses were handed out. A …read more

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UFC 263 - Who's next for Israel Adesanya, Brandon Moreno, Leon Edwards and Nate Diaz?

One champion held onto his gold while another could not. Where does each go from here? Brett Okamoto plays matchmaker after a busy night of fights. …read more

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UFC 263 in Tweets: Fighters react to Israel Adesanya’s win, Brandon Moreno’s upset

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The simmering rivalry between UFC middleweight champion Israel Adesanya and Marvin Vettori didn’t boil over in the octagon at UFC …read more

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UFC 263: Congratulations pour in for Brandon Moreno after his flyweight title win over Deiveison Figueiredo

Brandon Moreno’s victory at UFC 263 drew praise from every corner of the UFC roster. …read more

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UFC 263 results: Brandon Moreno claims flyweight title with third-round submission to finish Deiveson Figueiredo

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Less than three years ago, Brandon Moreno was released from the UFC and now he’s the new flyweight champion.
On Saturday …read more

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UFC 263 results: Brandon Moreno taps Deiveson Figueiredo, becomes first Mexico-born champion

Brandon Moreno makes history as the first Mexico-born UFC champion by defeating Deiveson Figueiredo.
Moreno (19-5-2 MMA, 7-2-2 UFC) emerged victorious in the flyweight title rematch against Figueiredo (20-2-1 MMA, 9-2-1 …read more

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Brandon Moreno def. Deiveson Figueiredo at UFC 263: Best photos

Check out the best photos from Brandon Moreno’s submission win over Deiveson Figueiredo at UFC 263 at Gila River Arena in Glendale, Ariz. (Photos by Mark J. Rebilas, USA TODAY …read more

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Twitter reacts to Brandon Moreno's title-winning tap of Deiveson Figueiredo at UFC 263

There was no draw this time: Brandon Moreno emerged the winner to claim the flyweight title from Deiveson Figueiredo in their UFC 263 rematch.
After no winner was decided in their …read more

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UFC 263 Results: Brandon Moreno stops Deiveson Figueiredo (Video)

Tonight’s UFC 263 is co-headlined by a highly anticipated men’s flyweight title fight rematch between Deiveson Figueiredo and Brandon Moreno. The pair initially clashed at UFC 256 in December of …read more

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Deiveson Figueiredo vs. Brandon Moreno 2 full fight video highlights

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Watch Deiveson Figueiredo vs. Brandon Moreno 2 full fight video highlights from the UFC 263 co-main event above, courtesy of …read more

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Pros react after Brandon Moreno dethrones Deiveson Figueiredo at UFC 263

Tonight’s UFC 263 was co-headlined by a highly anticipated men’s flyweight title fight rematch between Deiveson Figueiredo and Brandon Moreno. The pair initially clashed at UFC 256 in December of …read more

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UFC 263 results: Brandon Moreno subs Deiveson Figueiredo to become flyweight champion

Brandon Moreno choked out Deiveson Figueiredo to become the new flyweight champion | Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC

Brandon Moreno just choked out Deiveson Figueiredo to …read more

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Fighters React To Deiveson Figueiredo vs. Brandon Moreno At UFC 263

Deiveson Figueiredo vs. Brandon Moreno in a flyweight title bout was great.  The showdown served as the co-main event of the UFC 263 pay-per-view event on Saturday night (, 2021) …read more

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UFC 263: Pros react to Brandon Moreno’s dominant submission win over Deiveson Figueiredo

Brandon Moreno finished Deiveson Figueiredo at UFC 263. | Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC

Brandon Moreno finished Deiveson Figueiredo at UFC 263. On Twitter, pro …read more

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UFC 263 Highlights: Brandon Moreno Taps Deiveson Figueiredo To Win Flyweight Title

Deiveson Figueiredo vs. Brandon Moreno ended up putting on a memorable fight in the UFC 263 co-main event.  The two fighters met in a flyweight title bout on Saturday night …read more

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UFC 263 live blog: Deiveson Figueiredo vs. Brandon Moreno 2

Deiveson Figueiredo and Brandon Moreno will clash again in the UFC 263 co-main event Saturday. | Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC

This is the UFC …read more

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UFC 263: Deiveson Figueiredo vs. Brandon Moreno live results, discussion, play by play

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Live, blow-by-blow updates for today’s UFC 263 co-main event flyweight title fight from Arizona. Join us today on Bloody Elbow …read more

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UFC 263 primer: Figueiredo vs Moreno 2

Deiveson Figueiredo and Brandon Moreno face off during the UFC 263 press conference | Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC

Get up to date on the …read more

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Marcelo Rojo, cornerman of Brandon Moreno, issues apology for monkey posts aimed at Deiveson Figueiredo ahead of UFC 263

Marcelo Rojo, a UFC featherweight and cornerman of Brandon Moreno, has issued an apology for making monkey posts aimed at Deiveson Figueiredo. Moreno (18-5-2 MMA) and Figueiredo (20-1-1 MMA) are …read more

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Deiveson Figueiredo wants bantamweight title shot with win over Brandon Moreno

UFC flyweight champion Deiveson Figueiredo speaks to the media at the UFC 263 pre-fight press conference at Arizona Federal Theater in Phoenix, Arizona. | Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC
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Look back at the rise of Brandon Moreno in the UFC featherweight division | Video

UFC flyweight Brandon Moreno has stayed resilient during his UFC journey and battled back from some losses to rise and become the No. 1 contender in the division.

Moreno fought champion …read more

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Video: UFC 263 cold open showcases Israel Adesanya vs. Marvin Vettori, Deiveson Figueiredo vs. Brandon Moreno grudge matches

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Two epic rematches go down Saturday and you can check out the teaser for those fights now.
Israel Adesanya defends his …read more

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Preview! ‘Daco’ Aims To Discipline Flyweight ‘Baby’

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) flyweight champion Deiveson Figueiredo will run it back with top 125-pound contender Brandon Moreno in the …read more

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UFC 263: Deiveson Figueiredo vs. Brandon Moreno Toe-to-toe preview - A complete breakdown

Deiveson Figueiredo kicks Brandon Moreno in their UFC 256 matchup. | Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images

Phil and David break down everything …read more

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Watch Deiveson Figueiredo and Brandon Moreno fight to a majority draw | UFC 263 Free Fight

UFC flyweight champion Deiveson Figueiredo and challenger Brandon Moreno fought to a thrilling majority draw in their first fight at UFC 256 in December. At UFC 263 on June 12th …read more

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UFC 263 video: Deiveson Figueiredo shows respect to Brandon Moreno in final faceoff

GLENDALE, Ariz. – There was no physicality between Deiveson Figueiredo and Brandon Moreno during their final UFC 263 faceoff.
After Figueiredo (20-1-1 MMA, 9-1-1 UFC) shoved Moreno (18-5-2 MMA, 6-2-2 UFC) at …read more

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UFC 263 predictions: Who's picking Marvin Vettori, Brandon Moreno in title upsets?

Adesanya
vs.
Vettori
Figueiredo
vs.
Moreno
Diaz
vs.
Edwards
Maia
vs.
Muhammad
Craig
vs.
Hill

MMA Junkie readers’
consensus picks
2021: 71-50 (58.7%)

Adesanya
(58%)

Figueiredo
(69%)

Edwards
(54%)

Muhammad
(65%)

Hill
(63%)

Nolan King
@mma_kings
2021: 72-49 (59.5%)

Adesanya

Figueiredo

Edwards

Muhammad

Hill

John Morgan
@MMAjunkieJohn
2021: 72-49 (59.5%)

Adesanya

Figueiredo

Edwards

Muhammad

Hill

George Garcia
@MMAjunkieGeorge
2021: 71-50 (58.7%)

Adesanya

Moreno

Edwards

Muhammad

Hill

Mike Bohn
@MikeBohnMMA
2021: 70-51 (57.9%)
2014 Champion

Adesanya

Figueiredo

Edwards

Muhammad

Hill

Simon Samano
@SJSamano
2021: 70-51 (57.9%)

Adesanya

Moreno

Edwards

Maia

Hill

Brian Garcia
@thegoze
2021: 70-51 (57.9%)
2017 Champion

Vettori

Moreno

Edwards

Maia

Hill

Danny Segura
@dannyseguratv
2021: 70-51 …read more

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Video: Deiveson Figueiredo makes weight at buzzer for Brandon Moreno rematch at UFC 263

PHOENIX – The flyweight championship rematch between Deiveson Figueiredo and Brandon Moreno at UFC 263 has the green light.
After they fought to a draw in December, Figueiredo (20-1-1 MMA, 9-1-1 …read more

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UFC 263 Weigh-ins: Deiveson Figueiredo vs Brandon Moreno

Featherweight champion Deiveson Figueiredo and Brandon Moreno will rematch in the UFC 263 co-main event in Glendale, Ariz. on Saturday. The two fought to a majority draw in December …read more

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Brandon Moreno confused by Deiveson Figueiredo's trash talk claims ahead of UFC 263

PHOENIX – UFC flyweight champion Deiveson Figueiredo and Brandon Moreno are not seeing eye to eye ahead of their title fight rematch.
They meet once again in the co-main event of …read more

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UFC 263 record rundown: Will Deiveson Figueiredo set a record for flyweight finishes?

Deiveson Figueiredo faces Brandon Moreno in the co-main event of UFC 263 | Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images

Deiveson Figueiredo is tied …read more

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Deiveson Figueiredo wants the chance to move up to bantamweight to challenge for second UFC title

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If Deiveson Figueiredo can get through Brandon Moreno in their rematch at UFC 263, he’s hoping for an even bigger …read more

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UFC 263 video: Deiveson Figueiredo shoves Brandon Moreno during faceoff

PHOENIX – The UFC 263 pre-fight news conference took place Thursday, and MMA Junkie was on the scene for the festivities.
The news conference took place at Arizona Federal Theater. Afterward, …read more

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Nate Diaz smokes a joint at UFC 263 press conference, offers Brandon Moreno a hit (Video)

Nate Diaz was up to his usual tricks at the UFC 263 press conference. While most of the questions were towards Israel Adesanya and Marvin Vettori, Diaz sat back in …read more

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BFFs! Nate Diaz and Brandon Moreno Bromance Blossoms

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Nate Diaz and Brandon Moreno stole the show at the UFC 263: Adesanya vs. Vettori pre-fight press conference. Nate …read more

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Video: Izzy And Vettori Get Heated, Figueiredo Shoves Moreno At UFC 263 Face-Off.

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Israel Adesanya and Marvin Vettori trade barbs, Deiveson Figueiredo and Brandon Moreno get physical, and Nate Diaz is cool as …read more

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Video: UFC 263 press conference staredowns

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PHOENIX – Watch the staredowns for Israel Adesanya vs. Marvin Vettori 2, Deiveson Figueiredo vs. Brandon Moreno 2 and Leon …read more

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UFC 263 Clash: Figueiredo Vs. Moreno 2!

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Flyweight scrappers Deiveson Figueiredo and Brandon Moreno will throw down one more time this weekend (Sat., …read more

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