Newly-crowned UFC flyweight champion Brandon Moreno just lately acquired an invitation to coach with none apart from boxing famous person Canelo Alvarez following ‘The Murderer Child’s’ historic stoppage win over Deiveson Figueiredo at UFC 263.
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Moreno stated it was an honor to coach with a fellow Mexican world champion and work with a real grasp of the candy science.
“An honor to fulfill Canelo and his workforce at the moment,” Moreno posted on Instagram. “For me, it’s a pleasure to fulfill those that I actually admire inside and outdoors of sport, thanks for the recommendation.”
Moreno, who beat Figueiredo by way of rear-naked choke to develop into the UFC’s first native-born Mexican champion, revealed final month that his final objective is to develop into MMA’s model of Julio Cesar Chavez, a legendary Mexican boxer who is taken into account one of many best pound-for-pound fighters of all time.
“I feel first it’s important to contextualize what Julio Cesar Chavez means for my nation, for Mexico. I do know that he’s world-renowned and that everybody within the boxing world is aware of who Julio Cesar Chavez is,” Moreno instructed MMA Junkie in June.
“He’s a legend, and also you attain legend standing when folks, regardless in the event that they like boxing or not, know your title – folks know Julio Cesar Chavez. In Mexico, occasions that by the utmost, and to have somebody like which have very good phrases for you and acknowledge your title, it’s very particular. I’ve stated it earlier than, I wish to be the Julio Cesar Chavez of MMA. I wish to be that time of reference, when folks hear my title they are saying, ‘That man is a legend in MMA; he revolutionized.’ Proper now I wish to evolve MMA in my nation, and I hope to perform that.”
Moreno stormed into the top-fifteen pound-for-pound rankings following his win over Figueiredo, touchdown a place at #11.