Brandon Moreno on UFC 270 loss to Deiveson Figueiredo: “Obviously I thought I won”

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Deiveson Figueiredo and Brandon Moreno will each take home an extra $50,000 for their performances in the trilogy. Prelim fighter Vanessa Demopoulos picked up the Performance of the Night and a $50k check for her incredible comeback win. Said Nurmagomedov earned $50K for his impressive win over veteran Cody Stamann.
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Fourth fight? Deiveson Figueiredo says he's down to rematch 'crybaby' Brandon Moreno again

ANAHEIM, Calif. – In the mind of Deiveson Figueiredo, there is no doubt.“It was 4-1,” Figueiredo told reporters including MMA Junkie at a UFC 270 post-fight news conference. “I mean, there were five knockdowns. It was 4-1. They could’ve just given me every round.”Figueiredo (21-2-1 MMA, 9-2-1 UFC) defeated Brandon Moreno to win the UFC flyweight title for the second time. His opponent, however, did not agree with the judges’ scorecards that had …

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BJ Penn

Brandon Moreno on UFC 270 loss to Deiveson Figueiredo: “Obviously I thought I won”

Brandon Moreno is in disagreement with the judges following his UFC 270 defeat against Deiveson Figueiredo. Moreno put the UFC Flyweight Championship on the line in the co-main event of UFC 270. The action was held inside the Honda Center in Anaheim, California. “The Assassin Baby” was the clear fan favorite. While Moreno hoped to […]The post Brandon Moreno on UFC 270 loss to Deiveson Figueiredo: “Obviously I thought I won” appeared first on

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MMA Fighting

UFC 270 post-fight bonuses: Deiveson Figueiredo vs. Brandon Moreno 3 wins ‘Fight of the Night’

Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLCA trilogy fight between Deiveson Figueiredo and Brandon Moreno that left many pondering a fourth meeting was the “Fight of the Night” winner at UFC 270. After five competitive rounds, Figueiredo was declared the winner via unanimous 48-47 scores, putting the UFC flyweight title back around his waist after he lost it this past year in a rematch with Moreno at UFC 263. Figueiredo and Moreno, whose first fight ended in…

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Deiveson Figueiredo calls Brandon Moreno a ‘cry baby’

Deiveson Figueiredo became a two-time UFC flyweight champion on Saturday winning back that belt from Brandon Moreno in the UFC 270 co-main event. It was the third time the two had fought. The went to war at UFC 256 in December 2020 resulting in a majority draw. In the rematch at UFC 263 in June, Moreno defeated Figueiredo by third-round submission to become the flyweight champion. On Saturday, Figueiredo took the belt back by unanimous decisi…

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