Mexico City /
Mexico lived a historic night in the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC), well Brandon Moreno defeated the Brazilian by submission Deiveson Figueiredo, becoming the first champion born in our country in the history of the circuit.
The native of Tijuana reached the octagon of the function UFC 263 with an express preparation, but that was not noticed and from the beginning he showed his quality by sending to the canvas from the first round to a Figueiredo surprised by the ability of the Mexican, who got revenge for his previous defeat.
The tenor of the battle continued with dominance of Moreno, and in the third round he knew how to imprison Figueiredo with the legs on the torso and with a padlock to the neck got the surrender from the Amazon to get the flyweight belt from UFC.
“I’m a fucking kid from Mexico and look at me now holding the belt. I trained really hard to be better today,Long live Mexico! ”, He said excitedly Moreno at the time of delivery of the scepter.
“I come from a country where we always say ‘yes we can’, but sometimes we can’t, but!today it was possible! For all my Mexican people, you can achieve the dream, it can be done ”, he added.
Brandon Moreno, first champion of UFC born in Mexico, now has a trademark of 19 wins, five losses and two ties; for his part, Figueiredo suffered the second setback of his career in exchange for 20 wins.