WATCH: Brazilian fans throw drinks at Brandon Moreno after controversial post-fight speech

The Brazilian crowd start throwing drinks at New Flyweight Champion, Brandon Moreno after his anti-climactic victory over Deiveson Figueiredo at UFC 283 Brazil.


WATCH: Brazilian fans throw drinks at Brandon Moreno after controversial post-fight speech

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At UFC 283 Brazil, Mexican fighter, Brandon Moreno went on to defeat Deiveson Figueiredo via TKO/KO to become the UFC Flyweight Champion. The TKO victory came as a result of a doctor’s stoppage due to a vicious cut under Figueiredo’s right eye.

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The cut under Figueiredo’s eye blocked his vision and at the start of the 4th round was deemed unfit for further action by the doctor. Fans were already triggered by Figueiredo’s appeal earlier in the 3rd round for an eye poke.

Brandon Moreno was announced the winner and undisputed UFC Flyweight Champion after the stoppage. The Brazilian crowd went hostile to Moreno after the Mexican champion appeared in the post-fight octagon interview to talk about the win and his future as the champion.

In the featured tweet, Moreno is seen rushing out of the arena with security while being showered while angry Brazilian fans threw drinks at the champ.

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Mexican translator abstains from mentioning “Viva Mexico Perros” in Brandon Moreno’s post-fight

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At UFC 283, Brazilian fans watched their heroes go down one after another. But the fans had enough when their former Flyweight Champion, Deiveson Figueiredo lost his championship to Mexican fighter, Brandon Moreno.

Brazilian fans booed the new champion in the post-fight interview, to the point of throwing drinks at Moreno. Seeing this, the Mexican translator of Brandon Moreno avoided translating Moreno’s final words before concluding his octagon interview. “Viva Mexico Perros,” meaning “Long live Mexico dogs.”

Despite the hostile crowd, Moreno was seen laughing and enjoying his new reign. The new champion was respectable to Figueiredo after the two finished their 4-fights rivalry in his post-fight interview with Daniel Cormier.

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