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Brandon Moreno

Brandon Moreno

Nationality :Mexican
Date Of Birth :December 7, 1993
Height :1.70 m
Weight :57 kg

Brandon Moreno is a Mexican professional mixed martial artist. He currently competes in the Flyweight division in the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC), where he is the former two-time UFC Flyweight Champion. A professional since 2011, Moreno also competed for the Legacy Fighting Alliance, where he was the Legacy Fighting Alliance Flyweight Champion. As of July 11, 2023, he is #15 in the UFC men’s pound-for-pound rankings.

QUICK FACTS

BornBrandon Carrillo Moreno 
December 7, 1993 (age 29)
Tijuana, Baja California, Mexico
Other namesThe Assassin Baby
ResidenceLas Vegas, Nevada, U.S. 
Height5 ft 7 in (1.70 m) 
Weight125 lb (57 kg; 8.9 st)
DivisionFlyweight (2014–present)
Bantamweight (2011–2014)
Reach70 in (178 cm) 

Brandon Moreno Biography, EarlyLife

Brandon Carrillo Moreno was born on December 7, 1993, in Tijuana, Baja California, Mexico.

When he was 12, Moreno joined a local Entram Gym to lose weight, where he took mixed martial arts classes. Even though he intended to join law college, Moreno solely focused on MMA.

‘The Assassin Baby’ made his professional fight debut in 2011 in Mexico and later became the World Fighting Promotion’s flyweight champion in 2014.

Brandon Moreno made his Ultimate Fighter: Tournament of Champions debut in July 2016.

Brandon Moreno Education

His educational history is not published because he has not yet given it to the public. However, this detailed information is currently being reviewed and will be updated soon.

Brandon Moreno’s Height, And Weight

Brandon Moreno has an athletic body standing at the perfect height of 5 feet 7 inches and weighs around 57 kg.

Career

Brandon Moreno made his UFC debut on October 1, 2016, against Louis Smolka at UFC Fight Night: Lineker vs. Dodson. Moreno won the Fight via Submission, which earned him a performance of the night bonus.

‘The Assassin Baby’ for his second Fight went against Ryan Benoit on December 3, 2016, and won the Fight via decision.

Dustin Ortiz was his next opponent at UFC Fight Night: Swanson vs. Labov on April 22, 2017. Moreno won the Fight via technical Submission.

Brandon Moreno lost to Sergio Pettis and Alexandre Pantoja in 2017 and 2018.

During an interview in 2019, Moreno announced that his contract had been cut in the UFC.

LFA

In 2019, Brandon Moreno won the Legacy Fighting Alliance flyweight championship by knocking out Maikel Perez at LFA 69 on June 7, 2019.

Return to the UFC

For his return fight, Moreno faced Askar Askarov at UFC Fight Night: Rodriguez vs. Stephen on September 21, 2019, and the Fight ended in a draw.

At UFC 245, Brandon Moreno fought Kai Kara- France on December 14, 2019, and won the Fight via unanimous decision.

In Brazil, Moreno faced Jussier Formiga at UFC Fight Night: Oliveira vs. Lee on March 14, 2020. He won the Fight via decision.

At UFC 255, Brandon Moreno went against Brandon Royval and won the Fight via technical knockout punches. The event took place on November 21, 2020, in Las Vegas, United States.

‘The Assassin Baby’ had his Fight with Deiveson Figueiredo for the UFC flyweight title on December 12, 2020, at UFC 256 in Las Vegas, United States. The bout ended in a draw where Figueiredo could retain his flyweight gold.

Brandon Moreno vs. Deiveson Figueiredo 2 was the second Fight for the UFC flyweight title on June 12, 2021, at UFC 263. Moreno became the flyweight champion by submitting Figueiredo in the third round via rear naked choke.

Moreno lost his UFC flyweight title to Deiveson Figueiredo at UFC 270 on January 22, 2022. Figueiredo won the Fight via decision.

UFC 270: Moreno v Figueiredo

For his last fight, Brandon Moreno faced Kai Kara-France at UFC 277 on July 30, 2022, and won the Fight via technical knockout. He became the interim UFC flyweight champion and won the Fight of the Night award.

Brandon Moreno’s Net Worth

The estimated net worth of Brandon Moreno is $1.6 million. Little is known regarding Moreno’s financial activities. But his fighting career is responsible for a sizable portion of his earnings.

At UFC 256, Moreno defeated Deiveson Figueiredo in a bloodbath, and he earned a whopping $180,000 for the majority draw.

At UFC 283, in January 2023, he defeated Deieveson Figueiredo for the title, earning him his greatest salary to date. That night, Moreno earned $300,000.

Brandon Moreno’s Wife, Marriage, Children

Unknown to many, Moreno is a massive fan of collectible toys and figures, consisting of Funko Pops and Legos. In addition, he has a separate room solely for a collection of toys.

Unfortunately, while this may be true, he doesn’t have adequate space anymore.

Moreno is a robust member of the Spanish-language mixed martial arts community. He also does Spanish-language MMA podcasts in his spare time.

Brandon Moreno Awards

  • Ultimate Fighting Championship
    • First Mexican-born UFC Champion
    • UFC Flyweight Championship (One time, current)
  • Legacy Fighting Alliance
    • LFA Flyweight Championship (One time)
  • World Fighting Federation
    • (One time) WFF Flyweight Champion 

FAQ

What is the net worth of Brandon Moreno?

His net worth is 1.6 million dollars.

What is the height of Brandon Moreno?

His height is 5 feet 7 inches.

What is the age of Brandon Moreno?

His age is 29 years as of 2023.

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