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Mexico City Hosts UFC As Sport Prepares For McGregor Mayweather Showpiece

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The octagon touches down in Mexico City for the second time in under a year, with the UFC set to feature their plenty of youthful ability on the last battle card of the late spring. 

After the finish of the occasion in Mexico the octagon will be set aside for a month, as the chaos of Conor McGregor against Floyd Mayweather assumes control over the universe of battle sports. The UFC will profit to activity for September second in Rotterdam in the Netherlands. 

We should not wish the night away, notwithstanding a fairly powerless looking battle card occurring at high height of 7,200 feet (which dependably aims issues) deducing in a flyweight headliner between twenty-three-year-olds Sergio Pettis and Brandon Moreno. 

The Pettis family name is all the more very much connected with more seasoned sibling Anthony, the previous UFC lightweight champion. Very nearly thirty pounds and seven years timid is sibling Sergio, featuring his first UFC occasion after only one past fundamental card appearance in eight sessions. Each of the six of Pettis' wins have stopped by method for choice, with two annihilations inside the separation to Alex Caceres and Ryan Benoit. 

Brandon Moreno is a profoundly respected prospect at flyweight, similarly as his adversary and will hope to make it an ideal four wins from four sessions in his nation of origin. Conceived in Tijuanaon the American outskirt, "The Assassin Baby" has won his last eleven battles going back to 2012, where he began his profession with a 3-3 record. His triumph over Louis Smolka on his UFC make a big appearance was viewed as an enormous disturbed and affirmed the Mexican's place in the brandishing world class. 

In spite of being only a purple belt in jiu-jitsu, Moreno has submitted ten adversaries in his fourteen triumphs, while Sergio Pettis likewise holds a purple belt evaluating and has submitted only three rivals, with the last accommodation coming in 2013 preceding joining the UFC. 

Female strawweights make that big appearance in the co-headliner with another twenty-three-year-old Mexican in Alexa Grasso, who tipped the scales at three pounds over the 116-pound restrain, hoping to come back to winning routes against Canadia Randa Markos. 

Markos will be hoping to win sequential sessions for the principal times in the UFC while Grasso will hope to crush the number nine positioned strawweight to enter the main fifteen of the division. 

Welterweights Alan Jouban and unbeaten ability Niko Price likewise meet on the primary card with the previous hoping to skip over from his misfortune to Gunnar Nelson at UFC London in March. Martin Bravo will mean to beat a moment back to back Peruvian in limited time debutant Humberto Bandenay. 

Previous light-heavyweight champion Rashad Evans makes the stroll for the twenty-second time as he goes up against Sam Alvey in one of the more experienced sessions on the card. The primary card is adjusted off by a bantamweight session between The Ultimate Fighter Latin America victor Alejandro Perez and Andre Soukhamthath. 

Featuring the preparatory bit is two Europeans with England's Brad Scott going up against Sweden's Jack Hermansson. Scott will be hoping to walk on in the wake of crushing Scott Askham at UFC London while Hermansson will be seeking win for the second time in nine weeks, after his triumph over Alex Nicholson in Stockholm, Sweden.