UFC 270’s co-headliner between Brandon Moreno and Deiveson Figueiredo lived up to the hype. For the third time, the two elite flyweights put on a show, but this time, it was the Brazilian who emerged victorious to reclaim the 125-pound title.
With the first fight ending in a draw and the second one going to Moreno, the series is now at 1-1 between the two. The next logical step would be to attempt to close this book with a fourth fight, which would be a treat for fans but would hold up the top level of the division.
But if you ask UFC president Dana White, a fourth fight could be possible.
“Someone was just asking me if Adesanya and Whittaker would fight three times, and I’m like, ‘Bah, I don’t know.’ I don’t disagree with you, man. That fight for a fourth time… and I don’t think anybody would disagree,” White told reporters during the UFC 271 post-fight presser.
“I think the fans want it, too. It’s crazy. It’s one of those freak fights that just works. Four times, five times, ten times. I don’t know, we’ll see.”
Figueiredo initially expressed openness on having the fourth fight done in Moreno’s home country of Mexico. However, he later backtracked those statements after feeling “prejudiced” by Mexican fans.
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