A UFC Flyweight Championship rematch between the current champion Deiveson Figueiredo and former title challenger Brandon Moreno goes down at UFC 263.
The first round of Deiveson Figueiredo (c) Vs. Brandon Moreno opens up...Brandon connects inside low leg kick, Brandon is looking very acute. Brandon with a left hook and then pummels Figueiredo with more shots. Brandon is looking supremely confidant, Both with a clinch, but Brandon breaks it with a knee to the ribs.
Brandon is doing nice work, Figueiredo follows up a high kick, but Brandon ducks out. Brandon with a massive Jab as Figueiredo goes down, Brandon immediately runs to finish the game, but Figueiredo holds it up. Figueiredo back to his feet. Round one ends with Brandon leading.
Masterful first round for Brandon Moreno. Figgy still as dangerous as they come but what around for the challenger. Round two comes up with a beautiful Takedown for Figueiredo. Figueiredo completely under the hook. Figueiredo's left hand around the head is very dangerous, Brandon needs to get out immediately.
Brandon scrabbles and gets out...Brandon holds the back of Figueiredo against the fence and then hits him hard on his back. Brandon with a nice Takedown, but a nice switch from Figueiredo. Brandon was still on the top, landing hard on the top. Figueiredo is content to control, a nice scrabble but Brandon is still able to maintain that Takedown. Moreno looking like a beast tonight.
20-18 Brandon Moreno through two, Thrid round opens up...Figueiredo with a spinning body shot. Brandon with another Takedown and time he gets the body triangle. Brandon with big shots to the head, looks like Figueiredo is down, Brandon locks in for Triangle, Figueiredo is fainting, Figueiredo taps out.
Brandon Moreno via Submission (rear-naked choke) round 3, 2:26
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