Brandon Moreno is the new UFC interim flyweight champion after defeating Kai Kara-France in the co-main event of UFC 277.
The first two rounds were very even with good striking from both fighters. In the third round, Kara-France stepped up and landed heavy ground and pound that cut Moreno. However, the former champion bounced back and landed a perfect left kick to the liver that scent Kara-France to the canvas. Moreno followed up with ground and pound until the referee stop the fight.
Brandon Moreno wants Deiveson Figueiredo in December
After the fight Brandon Moreno called out flyweight champion Deiveson Figueiredo who entered the ring.
“I want to fight with you in December,” Moreno said to his long-time rival who seemed up for the task.
“Tonight is his night, he is the champion,” Figueiredo said. “I want to take this fight to Brazil.”
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