Review by AllTheBestFights.com: 2023-07-08, good mma bout: Brandon Moreno vs Alexandre Pantoja 2 gets three stars (UFC Fight of the Night – take a look at our ranking of the Best Mma Fights of 2023).
In their first match Pantoja defeated Moreno via unanimnous decision (May 19, 2018 – Brandon Moreno vs Alexandre Pantoja I), this second fight is scheduled to take place Saturday, July 8th, at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas (Nevada, USA), in a 5-round flyweight (125 lbs, 57 kg) bout; it is valid for the UFC flyweight championship and it is on the undercard of Alexander Volkanovski vs Yair Rodriguez – UFC 290. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Brandon Moreno record
The black belt in Bjj and current Ufc Flw champ Brandon Moreno entered this fight with a pro mma record of 21-6-2 (76% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.1 flyweight in the world.
In his last three fights he lost the third match with Deiveson Figueiredo (Brandon Moreno vs Deiveson Figueiredo III) but then he has beat Kai Kara-France (Brandon Moreno vs Kai Kara-France 2) and has took revenge on Figueiredo (Deiveson Figueiredo vs Brandon Moreno 4).
Alexandre Pantoja record
His opponent, Alexandre Pantoja, has a record of 25-5-0 (72% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.3 in the flyweight division.
He lost to Askar Askarov in 2020 (Alexandre Pantoja vs Askar Askarov) but then he has won over Manel Kape (Manel Kape vs Alexandre Pantoja), Brandon Royval (Alexandre Pantoja vs Brandon Royval) and Alex Perez (Alexandre Pantoja vs Alex Perez).
Here is the UFC 290 full fight card (we are going to update it after the weigh-in):
MAIN CARD (live on ESPN ppv)
Alexander Volkanovski vs Yair Rodriguez
Brandon Moreno vs Alexandre Pantoja 2
Robert Whittaker vs Dricus Du Plessis
Dan Hooker vs Jalin Turner
Bo Nickal vs Valentine Woodburn
PRELIMINARY CARD (live on ABC / ESPN / ESPN+)
Niko Price vs Robbie Lawler
Tatsuro Taira vs Edgar Chairez
Yazmin Jauregui vs Denise Gomes
Alonzo Menifield vs Jimmy Crute
EARLY PRELIMINARY CARD (live on ESPN+ / UFC Fight Pass)
Marcin Prachnio vs Vitor Petrino
Cameron Saaiman vs Terrence Mitchell
Jesus Santos Aguilar vs Shannon Ross
Esteban Ribovics vs Kamuela Kirk
Countdown – Video preview
Watch the official video of the full episode of UFC 290 countdown Brandon Moreno vs Alexandre Pantoja 2, a documentary to know better the life of both fighters and how they prepare for their bout.
Full fight video / highlights
Here we are going to post a selection of the best videos about the bout Brandon Moreno vs Alexandre Pantoja 2 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)
Official video – Portuguese
Official highlights – Spanish
Who won Moreno vs Pantoja 2 fight?
Alexandre Pantoja defeated Brandon Moreno via split decision. Scores were 46–49, 48–47, 48–47.
Listen the words of the winner or the two fighters after their bout, here is the UFC 290 post-fight octagon interview of Brandon Moreno and Alexandre Pantoja.