UFC fans are in for a treat as the highly anticipated rematch between Brandon Moreno and Alexandre Pantoja has been set for UFC 290 on July 8, 2023. The stage is totally charged at the iconic T-Mobile Arena (Las Vegas, Nevada) and the stakes are equally high as Moreno looks to safeguard his UFC flyweight championship title against his old rival, ‘The Cannibal’.
Pantoja holds a 2-0 record against Moreno from their previous encounters. The current UFC flyweight champion is ready to take revenge on those losses and establish himself as the undisputed ruler of the category.
Moreno’s desire to compete inside the Octagon is understandable, given that his career has seen 21 triumphs and six losses. He will hopefully bring much excitement to the realm of UFC as a champion.
Clash of Titans: Moreno vs. Pantoja Rematch Set for UFC 290, Fans on the Edge of Their Seats
Moreno and Pantoja boast impressive records, with ‘The Cannibal’ holding 25 victories and 5 losses. However, with Moreno’s recent history-making win against Deiveson Figueiredo, where he became the first Mexican-born UFC champion, and Pantoja’s impressive three-fight winning streak, including a quick submission win over Alex Perez, the stage is set for an epic showdown.
The bout between Moreno and Pantoja was confirmed by none other than UFC’s Chief Business Officer, Hunter Campbell. Thus adding to the excitement among fans. The rematch will serve as the co-main event for UFC 290, with the main event featuring a clash between featherweight champion Alexander Volkanovski and Interim champ Yair Rodriguez.
The history between Moreno and Pantoja. It dates back to their first encounter in 2016 on The Ultimate Fighter reality show, where Pantoja secured a victory via submission. They faced off again in 2018 in a professional fight, with Pantoja winning via unanimous decision.
Stars Collide: Moreno vs. Pantoja III at UFC 290, Fans on Edge for Epic Battle
As the date for UFC 290 draws near. Fans eagerly anticipate the outcome of the third bout between Moreno and Pantoja. Will Moreno successfully defend his title and establish his dominance in the division? Or will Pantoja continue his winning streak and claim victory over his old rival once again?
We will currently have to wait to find out as the excitement among UFC fans reaches a fever pitch.