Deiveson Figueiredo vs. Brandon Moreno Live
Brandon Moreno plans to ‘take everything’ from Deiveson Figueiredo and ‘put it in my grasp’s at UFC 256
In the wake of halting Brandon Royval in the first round at UFC 255, Brandon Moreno was as astonished as every other person that his next battle — a shot at a UFC world title — was at that point on the books before the night finished.
Moreno challenges Deiveson Figueiredo for the flyweight title in the headliner of UFC 256. The card happens Dec. 12 at UFC APEX in Las Vegas, and the main event includes the quickest turnaround for a hero and challenger in UFC history with only three weeks between battles.
Post-battle, “The Assassin Baby” was anticipating releasing some pressure and eating some tasty food before things immediately changed.
“We went to the place of my director to eat something, and at that time is the point at which my chief is calling Mick Maynard,” Moreno disclosed to MMA Fighting while at the same time showing up on What the Heck. “I was eating a burger from Shake Shack. It was insane. It was astounding.
“It was odd on the grounds that when I got the date, I was depending on my fingers and resembled, ‘Man, it’s three weeks from here.’ I conversed with my lead trainer and he stated, ‘You are prepared. You don’t have any wounds, here is an amazing chance. Appreciate it. Take care of business.’ I was prepared for [a title shot] even before the battle with Royval, so we should go.”
The 26-year-old is unbeaten in his four battles since getting back from a concise rest from the advancement. Subsequent to battling Askar Askarov to an attract a battle many accepted he won, Moreno got triumphs over Royval, Kai Kara-France and Jussier Formiga on the way to his originally took shots at a title.
In a perfect world, Moreno would’ve appreciated more opportunity to get ready for Figueiredo, however he accepts the quick turnaround will be to his advantage.
“I believe it’s better for me,” Moreno said. “I don’t care to stand by something over the top, and this will be my third battle this year. Clearly, I need to make weight again quick, perhaps that is a medical issue later on, however at the present time, I couldn’t care less.”