VIDEO | John Moraga defeats Wilson Reis at UFC Glendale
A key flyweight tilt between perennial division contenders John Moraga and Wilson Reis took place on today’s UFC on FOX 29 prelims from Glendale, Arizona.
The Moraga vs. Reis fight was ultimately highlighted by some excellent grappling exchanges which saw both men obtain dominant positions.
Moraga was able to land a beautifully timed flying knee to the chin of Reis but somehow the Brazilian submission specialist was able to survive.
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After fifteen minutes of exciting back and forth action, John Moraga was awarded a unanimous decision victory from the judges in attendance.
With the victory, John Moraga improved his career mixed martial arts record to an impressive 19-6 overall.
The win also served as Moraga’s third in a row, as he had previously knocked out Magomed Bibulatov at UFC 216 and scored a decision win over Ashkan Mokhtarian at UFC Fight Night 110.