Nonito Donaire, champion bantamweight CMB, he sent a congratulation to Brandon Moreno, who was crowned monarch of the UFC bantamweight.
“The bets were against us,” wrote the Filipino in Twitter. “But when that happens, we always show up. Congratulations to my brother Brandon Moreno for getting what is yours. Happy to have camps side by side with you and sparred at this camp. Very grateful to have seen you after my fight before you had yours. “
Odds were against us. But when they are, we show up. Congrats to my brother @theassassinbaby 4 getting what is urs. Glad to have had camps side by side with you and sparred brother for this camp. So grateful I got to see you off after my fight before you took off for yours. pic.twitter.com/BbN1WebYrt
– Nonito Donaire (@filipinoflash) June 13, 2021
The Tijuana native became the first fighter born in Mexico to become champion of the promoter, after submitting to Deveison Figuereido in the third round by submission.
Moreno was part of the preparation camp for Nonito for your contest against Nordine oubaali and they held sparring sessions.
After the Filipino defeated the French to regain the 118-pound championship from the CMB, still went to visit Brandon who was preparing for his combat before Nordine.
Grace defeated on May 29 Oubaali by knockout in the fourth round, after he put him in poor condition in the third round.
“Many times we use the yes we could as Mexicans and sometimes we cannot, but today we could,” said the Mexican after defeating the Brazilian. “For all my Mexican people, dreams can be achieved!”