The black belt in Bjj and judo Jussier Formiga da Silva entered this fight with a record of 23-6-0 (43% submission victory rate – he has never won via ko/tko) and he is ranked as the No.3 flyweight in the world. He fought twice last year beating currently #1 Ufc Flw champ Deiveson Figueiredo (Jussier Formiga da Silva vs Deiveson Figueiredo) and losing the rematch with Joseph Benavidez (Jussier Formiga da Silva vs Joseph Benavidez 2).
His opponent, Brandon Moreno, has a mma record of 16-5-1 (75% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.7 in the same weight class. He lost two consecutive bouts between 2017 and 2018, with Sergio Pettis (Sergio Pettis vs Brandon Moreno) and Alexandre Pantoja (Brandon Moreno vs Alexandre Pantoja), but then he has collected two victories and one draw beating Kai Kara-France in his last one. Formiga vs Moreno is on the undercard of Kevin Lee vs Charles Oliveira – UFC Fight Night 170. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Event: UFC Fight Night 170: Lee vs. Oliveira
Where: Ginásio Nilson Nelson, Brasilia, Brazil
Division: flyweight (125 lbs, 57 kg)
UFC Fight Night 170 fight card (main fights):
Kevin Lee vs Charles Oliveira
Demian Maia vs Gilbert Burns
Renato Moicano Carneiro vs Damir Hadzovic
Nikita Krylov vs Johnny Walker
Francisco Trinaldo vs John Makdessi
Jussier Formiga da Silva vs Brandon Moreno
Formiga’s previous fight: Jussier Formiga vs Joseph Benavidez 2
Formiga’s next fight: Jussier Formiga vs Alex Perez
Moreno’s next fight: Brandon Moreno vs Brandon Royval
Formiga vs Moreno Fight Video:
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