Who is Brandon Moreno? The brand new Mexican UFC champion who made history

Brandon Moreno.

In the UFC 263, Brandon Moreno he became the new flyweight champion. The brand new Mexican Mixed Martial Arts fighter managed to make great history in the company, since he is the first in his country to achieve this achievement. In this way, his name is among the best of all time, taking into account the power and conviction he has.

At 27 years old, the Mixed Martial Arts fighter won the Flyweight belt on Saturday in Glendale, Arizona. There, he submitted the Brazilian Deiveson Figueiredo, who had never been finished in this way. It all happened in the third round, after dominating the first two. In that sense, Brandon He was a broad winner of this contest, from start to finish.

Impressive gesture! The gigantic street mural they painted for Brandon Moreno

Brandon Moreno was born and raised in Tijuana, Baja California. 18 wins, 5 losses and 2 draws were the numbers he had to pass in order to dominate the category. Anyway, everything was not always so happy for him. At 17, he started as a professional. There were 6 wins and 3 falls between 2011 and 2013. Three years after his start, in 2014, he joined the World Fighting Federation and thanks to this he entered season 25 of The Ultimate Fighter.

Back and forth

He did not do well in the reallity, so the UFC he was left with the desire and in 2016 he hired him. However, after three fights won and two more lost, the company that Dana White commands made the decision to break their bond in 2018. After his departure, it was Legacy Fighting Alliance who took over the services of the Tijuana native. His category title was his next step, catching everyone’s attention once again.

For this reason, immediately, UFC contacted him to get him back in their lineups. His second step in the most important company in the MMA world began with a draw against Askar Askarov. Then, he got three wins and a draw. Given these good results, Brandon Moreno he climbed positions and got to measure with Deiveson Figueiredo for the second time, removing his belt and getting into the big story.

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