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#1 Interim Title Holder

#14 PFP

Activo

Interim Title Holder

"The Assassin Baby"

Brandon Moreno

20-6-2 (W-L-D)

3

Wins by Knockout

11

Wins by Submission

8

First Round Finishes

Brandon Moreno

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Learn more about Brandon Moreno's UFC history, fighter facts, and Q&A below.

Status
Activo
Ciudad natal
Tijuana, México
Trenes en
Glory MMA & Fitness
Estilo de lucha
Jiu-Jitsu
Años
28
Alto
67.00
Peso
124.50
Debut del octágono
Oct. 02, 2016
Alcance
70.00
Alcance de la pierna
38.00

Fighter Facts

  • Team Benavidez on TUF 24
     
  • Pro since 2011
     
  • 11 wins by submission (6 RNC, guillotine, triangle, 2 armbar, undisclosed submission), three by KO
     
  • Eight first round finishes
     
  • Has won 16 of his last 21
     
  • 5-1-2 in his last eight bouts
     
  • Became the first Mexican-born UFC champion in June 2021

UFC History
UFC 277 
(7/30/22) Moreno stopped Kai Kara-France via TKO (strikes) at 4:34 of the third round in a fight for the interim UFC flyweight title
UFC 270 (1/22/22) Moreno lost a five round unanimous decision to Deiveson Figueiredo, losing his UFC flyweight title
UFC 263 (6/12/21) Moreno submitted Deiveson Figueiredo via rear naked choke at 2:26 of the third round to win the UFC flyweight title
UFC 256 (12/12/20) Moreno fought to a five-round draw with Deiveson Figueiredo in a fight for the UFC flyweight title
UFC 255 (11/21/20) Moreno stopped Brandon Royval via strikes at 4:59 of the first round
UFC Fight Night (3/14/20) Moreno won a three round unanimous decision over Jussier Formiga
UFC 245 (12/14/19) Moreno won a three round unanimous decision over Kai Kara-France
UFC Fight Night (9/21/19) Moreno fought to a three-round draw with Askar Askarov
UFC Fight Night (5/19/18) Moreno lost a three round unanimous decision to Alexandre Pantoja
UFC Fight Night (8/5/17) Moreno lost a five round unanimous decision to Sergio Pettis
UFC Fight Night (4/22/17) Moreno submitted Dustin Ortiz via rear naked choke at 4:06 of the second round
TUF 24 Finale (12/3/16) Moreno won a three round split decision over Ryan Benoit
UFC Fight Night (10/1/16) Moreno submitted Louis Smolka via guillotine choke at 2:23 of the first round

The Ultimate Fighter, Season 24
On episode one, Moreno was submitted by Alexandre Pantoja via rear naked choke in the second round

Q&A

TRAINING: Hard work every day
When and why did you start training for fighting? At 12 years old. And I still train in the same gym.
What ranks and titles have you held? BJJ purple belt and WFF champion
Do you have any heroes? My family and Rocky Balboa
What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? It’s a lifetime goal
What was your job before you started fighting? Making piñatas
Specific accomplishments in amateur competition? BJJ national champion
Favorite grappling technique: Mata leon
Favorite Striking technique: Jab