The fight was for the UFC Bantamweight Championship, which was held by Moraes at the time.
The fight was closely contested, with both fighters landing significant strikes. However, Moraes was able to edge out Aldo in the striking department, landing more significant strikes in each of the first two rounds. In the third round, Moraes continued to pressure Aldo, and he landed a number of hard shots that appeared to hurt Aldo. In the end, the judges scored the fight 29-28 for Moraes, giving him the victory and retaining his title.
The fight was controversial, with many people believing that Aldo had won. However, the judges’ decision was upheld, and Moraes remained the UFC Bantamweight Champion.
Here are the round-by-round results of the fight:
- Round 1: Moraes 10-9
- Round 2: Aldo 10-9
- Round 3: Moraes 10-9
Total: Moraes 30-27
Here are some of the highlights of the fight:
- In round 1, Moraes landed a number of hard punches and kicks, including a spinning back kick that knocked Aldo off balance.
- In round 2, Aldo came on strong, landing a number of punches and kicks of his own. However, Moraes was able to weather the storm and land some hard shots of his own.
- In round 3, Moraes continued to pressure Aldo, landing a number of hard punches and kicks. Aldo appeared to be hurt at several points in the round, but he was able to survive to the end of the fight.
The fight was a close one, and it could have gone either way. However, the judges ultimately decided that Moraes had done enough to win. The fight was controversial, but it was also an exciting and entertaining one.