In one of the most iconic moments in UFC, Brandon Moreno became the first ever Mexican-born UFC flyweight champion by beating Deiveson Figueiredo at UFC 263. While Moreno breaks down to tears with the UFC title on his shoulder the entire arena gave him a standing ovation after the historic achievement.
Since then, Brandon Moreno has become a huge fan favorite in UFC. He is certainly one of the biggest stars in UFC right now in the lower weight divisions. The journey of Moreno has captivated the fight fans over the years.
Brandon Moreno lost his title to Deiveson Figueiredo in the trilogy at UFC 270. However, he aims to become the undisputed champion again ahead of his interim title fight against Kai Kara France at UFC 277.
With a record of 19 wins, 6 losses and 2 draws, The Assassin Baby has achieved a lot in his UFC career. But how much does he earn for his exciting fights in UFC?
Brandon Moreno career earning
The Assassin Baby made his UFC debut against Luis Smolka back in 2016 on UFC Fight Night 96. Moreno secured a first round submission win in his UFC debut and earned a fight purse of $72,000($10,000 to win, $10,000 to show, $50,000 performance of the night bonus, $2,5000 Reebok sponsorships).
Brandon Moreno fought the now Bellator flyweight champion and the brother of Anthony Pettis, Sergio Pettis on his 4th UFC fight and suffered an unanimous decision win.In his first UFC main event, Moreno could only earn $22,500 after the loss.
Moreno fought Alexandre Pantoja on UFC fight night 129 and suffered another decision loss. Following the loss, Moreno secured a fight purse of $22,500(including $2,5000 Reebok sponsorship).
After the loss against Alexandre Pantoja, Brandon Moreno would start his journey to the UFC flyweight title winning the next 4 fights.
Brandon Moreno took on Kai Kara France at UFC 245 and secured an impressive decision win. For the win, Moreno earned a fight purse of $67,000($31,000 to show, $31,000 to win, $5,000 fight week incentive).
Moreno then took on Brandon Royval at UFC 255 and knocked him out in the first round. He secured a fight purse of $75,000($35,000 to show, $35,000 to win, $5,000 fight week incentive).
In his first title fight, Moreno took on Deiveson Figueiredo in the main event of UFC 256. After a gruelling 5 round battle, the fight was declared a draw and Figueiredo retained his title. Despite not winning the title, Moreno was able to secure a fight purse of $180,000($100,000 to show, $50,000 performance of the night bonus).
Brandon Moreno won the UFC flyweight title by beating Figueiredo in the co-main event of UFC 263. For the 2nd round submission win, Moreno got a fight purse of $282,000($100,000 to show, $100,000 to win, $50,000 performance of the night bonus).
Moreno would then go on to lose his title to Figueiredo in an exciting trilogy at UFC 270. Despite the loss, Moreno earned the biggest fight purse of his career with $292,000($200,000 to show, $50,000 fight of the night bonus, $42,000 fight week incentive).
As per reports from the Sportsdaily, Moreno has earned a total of $1,251,500 in his UFC career.
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