All UFC Fans Demand the Same Thing as Joe Rogan Sends Instant Message to Brandon Moreno Following Second Championship Win

Published 01/22/2023, 7:06 AM EST
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The fourth clash between Brandon Moreno and Deiveson Figueiredo at UFC 283 saw the former take hold of the UFC flyweight championship. Moreno was declared the winner after a third-round TKO. Renowned commentator and podcaster Joe Rogan took to social media to congratulate him on his victorious outing in Rio de Janeiro.

The Moreno vs. Figueiredo 4 bout was stopped in the third round after the doctor stopped the fight due to Figueiredo getting his eyes swollen. ‘The Assassin’ wrapped up a memorable rivalry with ‘Deus da Guerra’ in their undisputed title clash. Moreno is now in his second reign as UFC’s flyweight title holder.


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However, Moreno did not receive much love from the Brazilian crowd. The crowd in Rio de Janeiro hurled out the popcorn and drinks at the champion as he walked out of the arena. However, Joe Rogan showered his praise and appreciation on Brandon Moreno in a post on Instagram.

Fans want Joe Rogan to have Brandon Moreno in his podcast

Joe Rogan has praised Brandon Moreno for his dominant showcase in the co-main event of UFC 283. He also praised the event and mentioned that all the fights lived up to the hype. He wrote: A huge congratulations to @theassassinbaby, becoming the undisputed flyweight champion tonight! A truly dominant performance that really cements his improvement and his legacy in winning this, the 4th of their fights together. A really amazing co-main event for a great night of fights from Brazil!”


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Fans reacted to Rogan’s post and urged him to have ‘The Assassin’ as a guest on his podcast, The Joe Rogan Experience.’ Let us look at some of the reactions from users on Instagram:


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  • need him on an episode!
  • Get him in your podcast
  • Podcast time joe cmon
  • Get him on JRE!
  • Phenomenal boxing by Moreno tonight
  • Amazin performance !!!
  • How bad was the crowd throwing stuff at him! Disgraceful! Well done champ!

While most fans praised ‘The Assassin’ for his performance at the Jeunesse Arena, many have commended Moreno for his sensational boxing skills. They also mentioned the harsh treatment he received from the crowd and expressed their dissension on the situation.


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However, Deiveson Figueiredo protested the decision to stop the fight. He claimed that Moreno had poked his eye. But the replay showed that ‘The Assassin’ connected with his knuckle on Figueiredo’s eye after an open-handed strike. Brandon Moreno now wants to focus on new challengers after a lengthy rivalry with ‘Deus da Guerra.’

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Himanga Mahanta

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Himanga is a UFC author at EssentiallySports. He interned as a WWE author at Sportsmanor before joining EssentiallySports to pursue his interest as a sports journalist. Himanga is a big fan of UFC's Conor McGregor and considers him the most entertaining combat sports athlete of the 21st century.

Edited By: Ajinkya Aswale