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Diego Sanchez slams Donald Cerrone following knockout loss to Alex Morono

Diego Sanchez did not hold back while addressing Donald Cerrone’s recent knockout loss to Alex Morono at UFC Vegas 26. Sanchez and Cerrone were originally slated to co-headline last weekend’s event in Las Vegas. However, following an altercation between Diego’s coach and mentor Joshua Fabia and UFC officials, ‘The Nightmare’ was handed his walking papers from the promotion.
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Alex Morono Thanks Joshua Fabia & His Weirdness For Opportunity

Alex Morono wanted to fight Diego Sanchez but not for all the reasons we’d expect him to. Prior to Alex Morono handily defeating Donald Cerrone at UFC Vegas 26, he expressed that he had always wanted to fight Diego Sanchez partly due to the UFC veteran’s dogged nature to just scrap it out in the octagon but to also show how ineffective Joshua Fabia was as Sanchez’s coach and to prove how ludicrous the controversial coach’s training methods were.
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What the Heck, Episode 58: Brandon Moreno, Calvin Kattar, Alex Morono and Dustin Jacoby

On this week’s episode of What the Heck, MMA Fighting’s Mike Heck speaks with UFC flyweight Brandon Moreno (6:56) to discuss his upcoming championship rematch with Deiveson Figueiredo at UFC 263, his reaction to finding out the event will take place in Arizona in front of fans, feeling like the June 12 card will be better than UFC 261, the addition of Leon Edwards vs. Nate Diaz, making sure he finishes Figueiredo in such a way that there won’t be a third fight, and more.
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Alex Morono Believes Donald Cerrone Has Some Fight Left In Him

Alex Morono believes Donald Cerrone should not retire after handing the veteran another loss, making it five losses in his previous six fights and winless since May 2019. Questions have arose from fans and media alike whether the time has come for Cerrone to hang up the gloves after the fighter has shown clear signs of declining in skillset the last couple of fights. Cerrone is clearly past his prime and not the gunslinging “Cowboy” that many have come to love.
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Donald Cerrone reacts to TKO loss against Alex Morono at UFC Vegas 26

UFC welterweight legend Donald Cerrone reacted to his first-round TKO loss against Alex Morono at Saturday night’s UFC Vegas 26 event. Cerrone suffered his fifth loss in his last six fights after getting stopped with punches by Morono in the first round of Saturday’s co-main event. Morono took the fight on short notice after Diego Sanchez was pulled from the card, but as he told BJPenn.com’s Cole Shelton earlier in the week, he was in training alongside Fortis MMA fighters Diego Ferreira and Geoff Neal for this particular card. Morono was clearly in fight shape and ready to go as he came out storming from the opening bell and stopped Cerrone with punches in the first.
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Alex Morono Thrilled to Earn Finish Against ‘Iconic’ Donald Cerrone

Alex Morono displayed an outstanding finishing instinct at UFC on ESPN 24. Once Morono staggered Donald Cerrone with a massive overhand right, he swarmed for the finish on his reeling foe, unloading with a barrage of strikes while “Cowboy” attempted to cover up near the fence. With Cerrone basically out on his feet, referee Marc Goddard had no choice but to step in at the 4:40 mark of Round 1.
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Alex Morono praises “BMF” Donald Cerrone following TKO win at UFC Vegas 26

UFC welterweight Alex Morono praised “BMF” Donald Cerrone after knocking him out for the biggest win of his career to date at UFC Vegas 26. Morono scored the first-round knockout after blitzing “Cowboy” early and putting him away with strikes in the opening round. It was a fantastic showing from “The Great White” as he picked up the best name on his resume to date. For Morono, to come in on short notice and defeat a legend like Cerrone is one heck of a win. Following the fight, he took to his social media to comment on the outcome of the bout. Check out what Morono wrote below.
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Alex Morono rips Diego Sanchez’ ‘fake coach’ Joshua Fabia after UFC Vegas 26 win

Alex Morono just chalked up the biggest win of his career with a first round technical knockout of Donald Cerrone at UFC Vegas 26 last night (Sat., May 8, 2021) in Las Vegas, Nevada. A victory like that must be pretty sweet, and even more so given the fact that Morono stepped in on under a week’s notice to take the fight. From licking his wounds from a decision loss against Anthony Pettis to getting a lot of hype for finishing “Cowboy” hard?
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Knockout! Watch Alex Morono demolish Donald Cerrone early at UFC Vegas 26

Alex Morono made the most out of his co-main event bid earlier tonight (Sat., May 8, 2021) at UFC Vegas 26 live on ESPN/ESPN+ from inside UFC APEX in Las Vegas, Nevada, when the welterweight veteran finished UFC legend Donald Cerrone via first-round TKO (punches). Both fighters were scoring early...
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Alex Morono goes off on Diego Sanchez’ “Fake Coach” and his Death Punch

Alex Morono not only replaced the legend Diego Sanchez at UFC Vegas 26, but he bet the legend Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone. During the event’s post-fight press conference at UFC Apex in Las Vegas on Saturday, Morono took aim at Sanchez and his manager/coach Joshua Fabia. Hear what “The Great White” had to say.
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Donald Cerrone reacts following TKO loss to Alex Morono: “How I feel and how I perform are two different things”

Donald Cerrone was hoping to earn his first win since May of 2019 when he squared off with Alex Morono in a welterweight contest at UFC Vegas 26. Morono (19-7 MMA) had taken the fight on short-notice, this after Cerrone’s originally scheduled opponent Diego Sanchez was handed his walking papers from the promotion just weeks prior to the event.
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Alex Morono Swarms Donald Cerrone To Earn First-Round TKO – UFC Vegas 26 Results (Highlights)

A welterweight bout between Donald Cerrone and Alex Morono serves as the co-main event for the UFC Vegas 26 event taking place now (Sat, May 6, 2021) in Las Vegas, Nevada. Morono starts off aggressive but Cerrone clinches him up right away to negate any attempts. Morono has him clinched up against the fence but receives some knees from Cerrone. They eventually separate and Morono continues to put up a high pace. Cerrone lands a body kick on the backfoot and follows it up with a jab soon after. Cerrone connects with a leg kick and follows it up with a body kick. Morono looks to land a big shot but Cerrone is showing good head movement and rolling with the punches. Cerrone lands another body kick. Morono goes for a right but Cerrone ducks and goes for a takedown. Morono counters and gets Cerrone down but doesn’t fall him there. Morono attacks the body with a kick. Cerrone’s nose is starting to leak but that doesn’t stop him from landing another body kick. Morono lands a big right hand but Cerrone eats it. Morono connects with a leg kick and follows it with a right hand. He lands another right soon after which rocks Cerrone. Cerrone starts to shell up as Morono looks for the finish. Cerrone does his best to survive but he can’t handle the volume as the referee stops it!