Brandon Carrillo Moreno, widely known as Brandon Moreno, has taken the mixed martial arts world by storm. Hailing from a humble background in Tijuana, Baja California, Mexico, Moreno’s journey to becoming the first Mexican UFC champion is nothing short of inspiring. In this blog post, we will delve into his early life, career achievements, personal life, and his impact on the Spanish-speaking MMA community.
Brandon Moreno Early Life and Education:
Born on December 7, 1993, Brandon Moreno grew up in a modest family running a piñata company in Tijuana. At the age of twelve, he decided to embark on a journey to lose weight by training in mixed martial arts. His mother enrolled him in the neighborhood Entram Gym, where his passion for MMA flourished. Despite initially considering a career in law, Moreno wholeheartedly embraced his MMA ambitions.
Brandon Moreno Career:
In April 2011, Moreno made his professional MMA debut in Mexico and achieved a record of 6 victories and 3 losses over the following two years. He then made a name for himself in the World Fighting Federation promotion, going undefeated with a 5-0 record and winning the Flyweight title.