Can Brandon Moreno stay champ long enough to become UFC’s Mexican star? Video

In Saturday Brandon Moreno made history when he became the first Mexico-born champion in UFC history.

Can Brandon Moreno stay champ long enough to become UFC's Mexican star? Video

At UFC 263, Moreno (19-5-2 MMA, 8-2-2 UFC) submitted Deiveson Figueiredo (20-2-1 MMA, 9-2-1 UFC) with a rear-naked choke in Round 3 to win gold. The victory came on the heels of an energetic fight week for Moreno, who received one of the loudest pops at the pre-fight news conference and ceremonial weigh-ins.

Can Brandon Moreno stay champ long enough to become UFC's Mexican star? Video

Given the market in which he represents and its lack of representation in UFC title lineage, could Moreno be the promotion’s first big Mexico-born star? That’s the question “Spinning Back Clique” host George Gacia asked this week’s panel of Brian “Goze” Garcia, Mike Bohn and Nolan King.


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