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UFC Mexico: Brandon Moreno vs. Brandon Royval 2 Prediction, Odds, and Picks (Feb 24)

By · Updated 2 months ago
  • Brandon Moreno vs. Brandon Royval 2 headlines UFC Mexico on February 24.
  • Brandon Moreno has already defeated Brandon Royval once – he did it by a first-round TKO.
  • Whoever wins the UFC Mexico headliner will probably fight for the UFC Flyweight Championship later this year.

Brandon Moreno vs. Brandon Royval 2 is the main event of UFC Fight Night 237 a.k.a. UFC on ESPN+ 95 or UFC Mexico. This is the second Moreno vs. Royval fight, with the first ending in the first round with a Moreno TKO win.


How to Watch

  • When: Saturday, February 24, 2023, at 10:00 p.m. ET
  • Where: Arena CDMX, Mexico City, Mexico
  • How to Watch: ESPN+

Odds

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Brandon Moreno
Brandon Royval

Fight Preview

Moreno’s TKO win over Royval in 2020 is what opened the door for him to the UFC Flyweight Championship. He got to fight Deiveson Figueiredo for the title just three weeks after the Royval fight.

It ended in a majority draw, so the two fought again the following year. This time, Moreno beat Figueiredo by submission. Next, he lost the title to the same opponent in 2022. The same year, he became an interim champ by beating Kai Kara-France.

Moreno fought Figueiredo again in 2023 and won back his title by a TKO. Unfortunately for him, he lost it again in the summer. This time, he lost to Alexandre Pantoja by a split decision.

If he’s going to fight for the title again, he needs to remove Royval out of equation in the UFC Mexico main event. He did it once before, but maybe now it’s time for Royval to exact his revenge?


Brandon Moreno vs. Brandon Royval 2 Prediction

The UFC Mexico main event is a stepping stone for Moreno. He needs to win this fight to get another shot at the title. That’s why you can be certain that he’s going to take this fight seriously.

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He’s going to try and take his opponent to the floor and finish him with punches. At least that’s our Moreno vs. Royval 2 prediction.

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