UFC Mexico: Brandon Royval frustrates fans, beats Brandon Moreno and should challenge Alexandre Pantoja at UFC 301

North American fighter frustrated the Mexican fans who filled the arena and defeated the local idol; Among Brazilians, Raoni Barcelos and Lipe Detona win

Royval (left) defeated Moreno (right) in the main fight of UFC Mexico. Photo: Disclosure / Twitter

Brandon royval silenced the fans at the 'Mexico City Arena'. In the main fight of UFC Mexico, an event held this Saturday (24), the North American defeated the local idol Brandon Moreno in the judges' split decision and frustrated the former champion's plans to meet the Brazilian again Alexandre pantoja.

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Brazilians at UFC Mexico

Brazil had four representatives at UFC Mexico and the country's athletes left the octagon with two wins and two losses. Raoni barcelos e Lip Detona They left the cage with their arms raised. On the other hand, Daniel Miojo and Mateus Bocão were surpassed by their opponents.


Raoni Barcelos overcomes injury and overcomes poor form with beautiful finish

Coming off two consecutive defeats, Raoni barcelos joined the fight against Christian Quinonez held down. To further complicate the Brazilian's situation, he injured his shoulder at the beginning of the fight and suffered against the Mexican.

In the third round, however, he managed a great takedown and landed a beautiful rear naked choke to end the fight and win again in the octagon.


Lipe Detona wins with scolding from the fans

The second Brazilian triumph at UFC Mexico was won by Lip Detona, which did not please the fans. He beat the owner of the house Victor Altamirano in the judges' split decision.

With the result, Lipe, who debuted in the UFC with a defeat, achieved his first victory in the Octagon.


Miojo and Bocão are defeated

the night in UFC Mexico was not good for Daniel Miojo and Matheus Bocão, who were surpassed by Edgar Chairez and Jesus Santos, respectively, and remain without winning in the UFC. With the results, Bocão has accumulated three consecutive defeats, while Miojo has five defeats in the organization.

Bocão even put up a good fight against Jesus Santos and played a good ground game. However, the referees saw the Mexican's victory in a divided manner.

Miojo even managed to knock down Edgar Chairez, but he landed a fair triangle and ended up finished in the first round.


UFC Mexico results

MAIN CARD (00pm Brasília time)

Flyweight (up to 56,7 kg): Brandon royval derrotou Brandon Moreno in the judges' split decision (48-47, 46-49, 48-47)

Featherweight (up to 56,7 kg): Brian ortega derrotou Yair Rodriguez via submission (katagatame) 58s into R3

Light weight (up to 70,3 kg): Daniel Zellhuber defeated Francisco Prado by unanimous decision of the judges (29-28, 29-28, 30-27)

Bantam weight (up to 61,2 kg): Raúl Rosas Jr. x Ricky Turcios – fight canceled

Straw weight (up to 52,1 kg): Yazmin Jauregui derrotou Sam Hughes in the unanimous decision of the judges (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)

PRELIMINARY CARD (21pm Brasília time)

Lightweight (up to 70,3 kg): Manuel Torres defeated Chris Duncan by submission 1min46s into R1

Bantam weight (up to 61,2 kg): Raoni barcelos derrotou Christian Quinonez via submission (rear-naked choke) at 2min04s of R3

Flyweight (up to 56,7 kg): Jesus Santos Aguilar defeated Mateus Bocão in the judges' split decision (28-29, 29-28, 29-28)

Flyweights (up to 56,7 kg): Edgar Chairez derrotou Daniel Miojo via submission (triangle) at 2min17s of R1

Light weight (up to 70,3 kg): fares ziam derrotou Claudio Puelles placeholder image in the judges' split decision (28-29, 30-27, 29-28)

Flyweight (up to 56,7 kg): Ronaldo Rodriguez defeated Denys Bondar by submission (rear-naked choke) 4min59s into R2

Flyweight (up to 56,7 kg): Lip Detona derrotou Victor Altamirano in the judges' split decision (28-29, 29-28, 29-28)

Featherweight (up to 65,7 kg): Muhammad Naimov defeated Erik Silva by technical knockout (injury) 44s into R1

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