Maybe the combat with probably the most title implications at UFC on ESPN 29 was the primary bout on the primary card this previous Saturday.
In a key flyweight matchup, Alexandre Pantoja scored a submission win over Brandon Royval in a scramble-filled, back-and-forth battle.
Days previous to the combat, UFC president Dana White indicated the winner would seemingly be subsequent in line for the belt. Instantly after the combat, Pantoja (24-5 MMA, 8-3 UFC) politely made his case for a flyweight title shot with Brandon Moreno (19-5-2 MMA, 8-2-2), who was within the constructing on the UFC Apex.
Pantoja, 31, has a few wins over Moreno, however there are some instances to be made towards him. Deiveson Figueiredo and Askar Askarov each consider they need to be forward within the pecking order, and Cody Garbrandt is on the market as a possible scores draw.
So what is sensible for “The Murderer Child”? Is Moreno due? Our “Spinning Again Clique” panel of Matthew Wells, Nolan King, and George Garcia weighed in with host John Morgan.
You may watch their dialogue within the video above or take a look at the complete episode under.