Sergio Pettis defeats Brandon Moreno by unanimous decision, earning scorecards of 49-46 and a pair of 48-46 scores from the judges.
Brandon Moreno might be one of the hottest young prospects in the UFC right now. However, Moreno, a former competitor on The Ultimate Fighter, had his 11-fight winning streak snapped by Sergio Pettis. Pettis picked up his fourth straight win.
Known as “The Assassin Baby,” Moreno has been on a surge in his career. He won 11 consecutive fights after a 3-3 start to his MMA career. He suffered his first UFC loss, now 3-1 with the promotion.
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For Pettis, he will likely get into the top five in the UFC flyweight rankings after a big win in slowing down one of the hottest young up-and-coming UFC fighters.
MAIN CARD (FS1, 9 p.m. ET)
Flyweight: Sergio Pettis def. Brandon Moreno via UD (49-46, 48-46 x2)
Women’s catchweight (119 lbs): Alexa Grasso def. Randa Markos via split dec. (29-28 x2, 28-29)
Welterweight: Niko Price def. Alan Jouban via TKO (punches): Round 1, 1:44
Featherweight: Humberto Bandenay def. Martin Bravo via KO (headkick): Round 1, 0:26
Middleweight: Sam Alvey def. Rashad Evans via split dec. (29-28 x2, 28-29)
Bantamweight: Alejandro Perez def. Andre Soukhamthath via split dec. (29-28 x2, 28-29)
PRELIMINARY CARD (FS1, 7 p.m. ET)
Middleweight: Jack Hermansson def. Brad Scott via TKO (elbows and punches): Round 1, 3:50
Flyweight: Dustin Ortiz def. Hector Sandoval via KO (punches): Round 1, 0:15
Bantamweight: Rani Yahya def. Henry Briones via submission (kimura): Round 1, 2:01
Bantamweight: Jose Alberto Quinonez def. Diego Rivas via UD (30-27 x3)
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PRELIMINARY CARD (UFC Fight Pass, 6 p.m. ET)
Flyweight: Joseph Morales def. Roberto Sanchez via submission (rear-naked choke): Round 1, 3:56
Lightweight: Jordan Rinaldi def. Alvaro Herrera via submission (Von Flue choke): Round 1, 2:01