Written in SPORTS CENTER the 1/22/2022 11:41 p.m.
Brandon Moreno, flyweight fighter in Ultimate Fighter Championship (UFC) who was proclaimed on the billboard 263 after defeating Deiveson Figueiredo, a Brazilian, who fell by submission in the event that meant a rematch and that gave the crown to the 27-year-old Mexican in Glendale, Arizona. In addition to his victory, the amount he won along with the belt in his category is striking.
Only in this fight, the one from Tijuana, Baja California pocketed 350 thousand dollars, concept of the combat, the bonus for champion, as well as an incentive for generating ratings that make him pass the quota of one million greenbacks throughout his career as a professional.
During his time in Mixed Martial Arts, the so-called “killer baby“He is on a course of 18 wins, five losses and two draws since he arrived at the UFC. Prior to his experience in the most prestigious circuit of the discipline, he fought in the Mexican national circuits, as well as sporadic posters in the World Fighting Federation.
In 2016 he came to the UFC from Ultimate Fighter: Tournament of Champions, competition that seeks to develop new talents and where he was separated from the company in 2018 due to lack of results, after achieving just three wins for two losses in his first five appearances in the octagon. “I don’t know how to describe this moment, I don’t think I can cry anymore,” Moreno assured at the foot of the canvas and then added, as a result of his determination: “I was prepared to die tonight,” said the champion after his victory.