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Newly crowned UFC Flyweight Champion Alexandre Pantoja reveals he was driving for Uber Eats two fight’s ago

Josh Evanoff - July 10, 2023

UFC flyweight champion Alexandre Pantoja has only become a full-time fighter again recently. ‘The Cannibal’ made his return to the cage at UFC 290 on Saturday night against Brandon Moreno. While many likely didn’t know, the contest was actually a trilogy bout. In prior outings in 2016 and 2018, Alexandre Pantoja claimed victories over ‘The Assassin Baby’.

Alexandre Pantoja and Brandon Moreno
Brandon Moreno

Dana White reacts to Alexandre Pantoja defeating Brandon Moreno for the flyweight title at UFC 290: “It was so good and so close”

Fernando Quiles - July 9, 2023

Dana White is in awe of the UFC 290 co-main event between Alexandre Pantoja and Brandon Moreno. Pantoja challenged Moreno for the UFC Flyweight Championship on July 8. The two traded leather inside the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada, and fans in attendance certainly got their money’s worth. The title fight went the distance and Alexandre Pantoja emerged victorious via split decision.

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Brandon Moreno

UFC 290 Results: Alexandre Pantoja defeats Brandon Moreno (Highlights)

Chris Taylor - July 8, 2023

We have you covered for all of tonight’s UFC 290 results, including the co-main event title fight between Brandon Moreno and Alexandre Pantoja. Moreno (21-7-2 MMA) will be returning to action for the first time since January’s UFC 283 event, where he defeated Deiveson Figueiredo by TKO and unified the Flyweight Championship. Prior to that, ‘The Assassin Baby’ had earned the promotion‘s interim flyweight title by stopping Kai Kara-France at UFC 277.

Alexandre Pantoja, Deiveson Figueiredo
Brandon Moreno

Michael Bisping explains why he thinks Alexandre Pantoja will dethrone Brandon Moreno at UFC 290: “My word he just takes submissions”

Harry Kettle - July 6, 2023

Michael Bisping has explained why he’s backing Alexandre Pantoja to dethrone Brandon Moreno at UFC 290 this weekend. This Saturday night, Alexandre Pantoja will challenge Brandon Moreno for the UFC flyweight championship. It serves as his first chance at the undisputed strap and with four wins in his last five, he’s certainly earned it. It helps, too, that he’s beaten Moreno twice in the past, adding an extra layer of spice to what is already a phenomenal title showdown.