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Team Iridium Preview for UFC 290

LAS VEGAS — Three Iridium Sports Agency clients return to the Octagon on Saturday at UFC 290 in Las Vegas.

In Saturday’s Co-Main Event, Brandon “The Assassin Baby” Moreno defends his UFC World Flyweight Championship for the first time against Alexandre Pantoja. Brandon’s UFC record is 9-3-2 after back-to-back stoppage victories. The former Legacy Fighting Alliance champ’s overall record is 21-6-2 (11 submissions, five knockouts). Brandon – the first Mexican champ in UFC history – is hunting for his seventh Performance Bonus check, which would be the new record for UFC flyweights.

Edgar “Pitbull” Chairez and Tatsuro Taira collide in another must-see flyweight matchup. Edgar is entering the UFC's Octagon for the first time after winning the Fury FC flyweight title in March. His 10-4 record is comprised of six submissions and four knockouts. Tatsuro tries to climb to 4-0 in the UFC, and 14-0 overall. He's brought home Performance Bonuses in back-to-back bouts. The former Shooto FC champ’s resume includes seven submissions and three KOs.


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 Professional Fighters League, 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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