The UFC flyweight title rematch between Brandon Moreno and Alexandre Pantoja has been confirmed for UFC 290. Pantoja has defeated Moreno twice before, once on The Ultimate Fighter Season 24, and once in a UFC bout via unanimous decision with two scores of 30-26.
Initially slated for UFC 283, the fight was delayed as Pantoja waited for Moreno to resolve his rivalry with Deiveson Figueiredo. After Moreno recaptured the flyweight title at UFC 283, Pantoja confronted him backstage about when they could fight for the title. Moreno asked for time to celebrate with his loved ones.
Pantoja is on a three-fight win streak, earning two Performance of the Night bonuses. Moreno recognizes Pantoja as the deserving next contender for the title. The highly anticipated rematch between the two Mexican fighters will take place at UFC 290 at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.
With a history of tension between them, both fighters will be looking to prove their worth. It will be an exciting match and an excellent start to UFC 290. The fight promises to be an exhilarating rematch, and fans won't want to miss it.