UFC Fight Night: Pettis vs. Moreno

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UFC Fight Night: Pettis vs. Moreno
UFC Mexico Pettis Moreno.jpg
The poster for UFC Fight Night: Pettis vs. Moreno.
PromotionUltimate Fighting Championship
Date5 August 2017 (2017-08-05)
VenueArena Ciudad de México
CityMexico City, Mexico
Event chronology
UFC 214: Cormier vs Jones 2 UFC Fight Night: Pettis vs. Moreno UFC Fight Night: Volkov vs. Struve

UFC Fight Night: Pettis vs. Moreno (also known as UFC Fight Night 114) was a mixed martial arts event produced by the Ultimate Fighting Championship held on 5 August 2017 at Arena Ciudad de México in Mexico City, Mexico.[2]


A flyweight bout between Sergio Pettis and Brandon Moreno headlined the event.[3]

Chris Gruetzemacher was expected to face The Ultimate Fighter: Latin America 3 lightweight winner Martín Bravo at the event. However, Gruetzemacher pulled out of the fight on July 18 with an injury and was replaced by promotional newcomer Humberto Bandenay.[4]

A featherweight contest between Hacran Dias and Zabit Magomedsharipov was scheduled to take place at this event, but Magomedsharipov was moved to a fight against Nick Hein at the UFC Fight Night: Struve vs. Volkov event in Rotterdam in September.[5] In turn, Hacran Dias was removed from the card entirely.

At the weigh-ins, Alexa Grasso came in at 119 lb, three pounds over the strawweight limit of 116 lb. As a result, she was fined 20% of her purse, which went to Randa Markos and their bout proceeded at a catchweight.[6]

This was the last event called by longtime color commentator and former fighter Brian Stann.


Main Card (Fox Sports 1)
Weight class Method Round Time Notes
Flyweight Sergio Pettis def. Brandon Moreno Decision (unanimous) (49–46, 48–46, 48–46) 5 5:00
Catchweight (119 lb) Alexa Grasso def. Randa Markos Decision (split) (29–28, 28–29, 29–28) 3 5:00
Welterweight Niko Price def Alan Jouban TKO (punches) 1 1:44
Featherweight Humberto Bandenay def Martín Bravo KO (knee) 1 0:26
Middleweight Sam Alvey def. Rashad Evans Decision (split) (28–29, 29–28, 29–28) 3 5:00
Bantamweight Alejandro Pérez def. Andre Soukhamthath Decision (split) (29–28, 28–29, 29–28) 3 5:00
Preliminary Card (Fox Sports 1)
Middleweight Jack Hermansson def. Brad Scott TKO (punches) 1 3:50
Flyweight Dustin Ortiz def. Hector Sandoval KO (punches) 1 0:15
Bantamweight Rani Yahya def. Henry Briones Submission (kimura) 1 2:01
Bantamweight José Alberto Quiñónez def. Diego Rivas Decision (unanimous) (30–27, 30–27, 30–27) 3 5:00
Preliminary Card (UFC Fight Pass)
Flyweight Joseph Morales def. Roberto Sanchez Submission (rear-naked choke) 1 3:56
Lightweight Jordan Rinaldi def. Álvaro Herrera Submission (Von Flue choke) 1 2:01


Bonus awards[edit]

The following fighters were awarded $50,000 bonuses:[8]

  • Fight of the Night: None awarded
  • Performance of the Night: Niko Price, Humberto Bandenay, Dustin Ortiz, and Joseph Morales


On November 1, USADA announced a finding of no-fault after Moreno failed a drug test. He tested positive for trace amounts of the banned substance clenbuterol in an in-competition test in the early hours of the event. But after an investigation, USADA determined that the positive likely came from contaminated meat, an issue well known to the anti-doping agency.[9]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Staff (2017-08-06). "UFC Fight Night 114 draws reported 10,172 attendance in Mexico City". mmajunkie.com. Retrieved 2017-08-06.
  2. ^ Staff (2017-05-11). "UFC announces return to Mexico City on Aug. 5, likely UFC Fight Night 114". mmajunkie.com. Retrieved 2017-05-21.
  3. ^ Juan Cárdenas (2017-05-21). "Pettis vs Moreno headline in Mexico" (in Spanish). ufcespanol.com. Retrieved 2017-05-21.
  4. ^ Marcel Dorff (2017-07-19). "Chris Gruetzemacher out, Humberto Bandenay against Martín Bravo during UFC Mexico City" (in Dutch). mmadna.nl. Retrieved 2017-07-19.
  5. ^ Marcel Dorff (2017-07-20). "Zabit Magomedsharipov won't debut in Mexico, will fight in Rotterdam instead against Nick Hein" (in Dutch). mmadna.nl. Retrieved 2017-07-20.
  6. ^ Mike Bohn (2017-08-04). "Video: Alexa Grasso misses weight for UFC Fight Night 114 co-headliner with Randa Markos". mmajunkie.com. Retrieved 2017-08-05.
  7. ^ "UFC Fight Night: Pettis vs. Moreno". Ultimate Fighting Championship. Retrieved 2017-04-21.
  8. ^ Staff (2017-08-06). "UFC Fight Night 114 bonuses: New record holder Dustin Ortiz among 4 fighters to earn $50K". mmajunkie.com. Retrieved 2017-08-06.
  9. ^ Steven Marrocco (2017-11-01). "USADA: UFC's Brandon Moreno accepts no-fault finding after failed drug test". mmajunkie.com. Retrieved 2017-11-01.