He's a submission guy with 8 of his wins coming via taps. His defeated opponents had a combined record of 52-28 65% with 6 first round submissions. Impressive!
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- If he can survive the early aggression of Menifield he'll have a great chance to cinch up a choke later in the fight as fatigue sets in.
- Menifield is certainly the best fighter Moreira has faced. He's skilled and physically imposing.
- Moreira must get this fight to the ground before taking heavy damage. Few submission specialists in today's MMA are good at that, especially early on.