Renato Moicano survives suffocation and scores first knockout of his career at UFC 300

A reference in jiu-jitsu, the Brazilian shows heart and becomes a confrontation that leads him to a place in the top 10 lightweight division

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Renato Moicano in victory in UFC 300. Photo: Reproduction/Twitter @UFCNews

Reference in jiu-jitsu, Renato Moicano achieved the first knockout of his career categorically in UFC 300. Dangerous opponent jalin turner No. UFC 300, held this Saturday (13), in Las Vegas (USA), the Brazilian survived a real struggle in the first round and staged a great comeback. With a successful strategy in the second round, the athlete was able to take his opponent to the ground and forced the referee to end the fight after ground and pound punishment.

Featured in the top 15 lightweights (up to 70,3kg), Moicano took an important step forward in the category. The victory takes the athlete to the top 10 of the group led by Islam makhachev.

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Outperformed on the show, Turner is expected to lose his post. Before facing Renato, the North American was 10th in the category.

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In the opening seconds, Moicano looked for a takedown against his opponent. Turner defended well and launched a direct shot, which stopped in the Brazilian's guard. After insistence, Renato managed the takedown and started looking for transitions to the submission event. Moicano continued to control the confrontation and gave his rival no chance of recovering. Towards the final minute, Turner managed to stay on his feet, driving the North American fans wild. Almost at the end of the stage, Moicano collapsed after receiving a clean direct from his opponent. Jalin believed the confrontation was over and Renato ended up getting up. The round ended immediately.

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In the second round, Moicano attempted a takedown again in the opening seconds. Turner defended himself well and awaited the Brazilian's actions. Even in the first minute, the athletes were fighting openly, exchanging attacks in the center of the octagon. Just like in the first round, Moicano managed the takedown and fell on top of his opponent. Renato got the mount and started punishing his opponent with ground and pound. The Brazilian was looking for the katagatame, while his opponent tried to resist. Moicano looked for openings for the submission and prevented his rival from recovering. Renato punished his opponent with elbows from top to bottom and managed the advantage over his opponent. In the final minute, Turner began to accuse Moicano of the blows. Noticing the American's condition, the referee interrupted the confrontation.

UFC 300 results

MAIN CARD

Light heavyweight (up to 93 kg): Alex Poatán derrotou Jamahal hill by knockout at 3m14s of R1 – fight for the belt

Straw weight (up to 52,1 kg): Weili Zhang derrotou yan xiaonan in the unanimous decision of the judges (49-45, 49-45, 49-45) – fight for the belt

Light weight (up to 70,3 kg): Max Holloway derrotou Justin gaethje by knockout at 4m59s of R5- fight for the BMF belt

Light weight (up to 70,3 kg): Arman Tsarukyan derrotou Charles of the Bronx in the judges' split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)

Average weight (up to 83,9kg): BoNickal finished Cody Brundage with a rear naked choke at 3m38s of R2

PRELIMINARY CARD

Light heavyweight (up to 93 kg): Jiri Prochazka derrotou Aleksandr Rakic by technical knockout at 3m17s of R2

Featherweight (up to 65,7 kg): aljamain sterling derrotou Calvin kattar in the unanimous decision of the judges (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)

Bantam weight (up to 61,2 kg): Kayla harrison finished Holly holm with a rear naked choke at 1m47s of R2

Featherweight (up to 65,7 kg): Diego lopes derrotou Sodiq Yusuf by technical knockout at 1m29s of R1

Light weight (up to 70,3 kg) Renato Moicano derrotou jalin turner by technical knockout at 4m11s of R2

Light weight (up to 70,3 kg) Renato Moicano derrotou jalin turner by technical knockout at 4m11s of R2

Straw weight (up to 52,1 kg): Jessica Stacker derrotou Marina Rodriguez in the judges' split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)

Light weight (up to 70,3 kg): Bobby Green derrotou Jim Miller in the unanimous decision of the judges (30-27, 30-25, 29-26)

Bantam weight (up to 61,2 kg): Deiveson Figueiredo finished cody garbrandt with a rear naked choke at 4m02s of R2

UFC 300 Stats

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