Last night, UFC 290 took place at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. Alexander Volkanovski defeated Yair Rodriguez via TKO to retain his Featherweight Championship in the main event.
Alexandre Pantoja defeated Brandon Moreno by Split Decision to become the new Flyweight Champion in the co-main event.
Following Dricus Du Plessis’s TKO victory over Robert Whittaker, UFC Middleweight Champion Israel Adesanya had a heated confrontation with Dricus Du Plessis in the octagon. You can read the full result of the event by clicking here.
UFC showed several fighters who attended the arena to watch the event. Among them was WWE Hall of Famer Rey Mysterio. The Master of 619 received a huge ovation from fans at the T-Mobile arena. However, the person who made the graphic misspelled Rey Mysterio’s name.
You can watch the video below.
Rey Mysterio received a huge pop from fans at UFC 290pic.twitter.com/bS984MVgHq— TheSpotlightNews.com (@TheSpotlight___) July 9, 2023
Rey Mysterio last competed on the July 2nd WWE Live Event, where he defeated LA Knight.
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