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Team Iridium goes 5-for-5 & strikes gold at UFC 283

Updated: Jan 30, 2023

LAS VEGAS — Iridium Sports Agency clients went 5-for-5 and struck gold at UFC 283 on Saturday in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

In the Co-Main Event, Brandon “The Assassin Baby” Moreno earned a third-round TKO victory over Deiveson Figueiredo in their historic fourth UFC matchup to become the undisputed UFC Flyweight Champion.

Brandon, the only Mexican champion in UFC history, improved to 9-3-2 in the UFC’s Octagon, and 21-6-2 overall, with the win. Saturday’s stoppage was the fifth KO of Brandon’s career.

The Bonfim brothers – Gabriel “Marretinha” Bonfim and Ismael “Marreta” Bonfim – both made epic first impressions in their highly anticipated UFC debuts.

Gabriel scored a 49-second submission victory over Mounir Lazzez in their welterweight matchup, and Ismael earned a $50,000 Performance Bonus for his second-round KO over Terrance McKinney in the lightweight division. Gabriel climbed to 14-0, while Ismael upped his record to 19-3 with a 13th straight victory.

Thiago Moises notched his sixth UFC victory with a second-round submission victory over Melquizael Costa in their lightweight bout. That’s now back-to-back UFC victories for Thiago, who improved to 17-6 with the win (6-4 in the UFC).

Cody “The Spartan” Stamann brought home his second straight – and seventh overall – UFC victory against Luan Lucerda in the bantamweight division. Cody is now 7-4-1 in the UFC, and 21-5-1 overall.


Iridium Sports Agency is a full-service professional management firm for the world’s best combat sports athletes, including UFC World Flyweight Champion Brandon Moreno and many other athletes in the UFC’s Top 15 rankings. Founded in 2009 by attorney Jason House, Iridium represents more than 100 athletes in the UFC, Bellator and ProFightLeague, as well as many of the world’s best wrestlers, including reigning Olympic Gold Medalist David Taylor. Iridium's world-wide team of industry-leading agents is devoted to assisting athletes in all aspects of their professional lives, and consistently setting new standards for sports management.


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