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Alexandre Pantoja takes title by resolution in opposition to Brandon Moreno


Alexandre Pantoja faces Steve Erceg in the primary occasion of UFC 301 at Jeunesse Area in Rio de Janeiro on Saturday, Could 4. Making his first Octagon look for the 12 months, the Brazilian champion places his flyweight title on the road.

Pantoja (27-5) claimed the belt final July at UFC 290 at T-Cell Area in Las Vegas. The 34-year-old native of Arraial do Cabo, Rio de Janeiro dethroned his outdated rival Brandon Moreno of Mexico by cut up resolution. The scores had been 46-49 in favor of the then defending champion and twice 48-47 for the challenger.

Going up in opposition to Steve Erceg (12-1), Alexandre Pantoja defends his 125 lbs belt for the second time. No. 10-ranked flyweight contender of Australia fights for the second in 2024 and makes his first try and turn into UFC champion.

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