Review by AllTheBestFights.com: 2023-10-07, some good exchanges but it is not enough to get three stars: the mma bout Alex Morono vs Joaquin Buckley gets two (take a look at our ranking of the Best Mma Fights of 2023).
Buckley vs Morono is scheduled to take place Saturday, October 7th, at the UFC Apex in Las Vegas (Nevada, United States), in a 3-round welterweight (170 lbs, 77 kg) bout; it is on the undercard of Grant Dawson vs Bobby Green – UFC Vegas 80 (also known as UFC Fight Night 229 or UFC on ESPN+ 87). Watch the video and rate this fight!
Alex Morono record
The black belt in tae-kwon-do and Bjj Alex Morono entered this fight with a mma record of 23-8-0 (61% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.26 welterweight in the world.
He lost to Santiago Ponzinibbio last year (Santiago Ponzinibbio vs Alex Morono) but he came back to win against Tim Means in May 2023 (Alex Morono vs Tim Means).
Joaquin Buckley record
His opponent, Joaquin Buckley, has an official record of 16-6-0 (75% ko/tko victory rate – he has never won via submission) and he entered as the No.43 in the welterweight division.
In his last three fights he lost two consecutive bouts, against Nassourdine Imavov (Nassourdine Imavov vs Joaquin Buckley) and with Chris Curtis but then he has beat Andre Fialho (Joaquin Buckley vs Andre Fialho).
Here is the UFC Vegas 80 full fight card (we are going to update it after the weigh-in):
MAIN CARD (live on ESPN+)
Grant Dawson vs Bobby Green
Joseph Pyfer vs Abdul Razak AlhassanAlex Morono vs Joaquin Buckley
Drew Dober vs Ricky Glenn
Alexander Hernandez vs Bill Algeo
PRELIMINARY CARD (live on ESPN+)
Karolina Kowalkiewicz vs Diana Belbita
Nathan Maness vs Mateus Mendonca
Vanessa Demopoulos vs Kanako Murata
Johnny Munoz Jr vs Qileng Aori
JJ Aldrich vs Montana De La Rosa
Full fight video / highlights
Here we are going to post a selection of the best videos about the bout Alex Morono vs Joaquin Buckley as soon as the match ends. If you have seen the full fight you can rate it at the bottom of this post. (All videos are hosted on free video platforms such as Youtube, Dailymotion, Facebook, etc. and not uploaded by AllTheBestFights.com)
Who won Morono vs Buckley fight?
Joaquin Buckley defeated Alex Morono via unanimous decision. Scores were 30–27, 30–27, 30–26.
Listen the words of the winner or the two fighters after their bout, here is the UFC Vegas 80 post-fight octagon interview of Alex Morono and Joaquin Buckley.