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If you didn't know the name Zorobabel Moreira prior to last weekend's One FC event, you probably remember him now after his vicious soccer kick knockout win over Roger Huerta.
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Roger Huerta will square off with Brazilian jiu-jitsu black belt Zorobabel Moreira at One FC 4, which takes place June 23 at Stadium Negara in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. read news >>
As it stands now, Brazilian lightweight Zorobabel Moreira is
probably best known for a brutal soccer-kick knockout of Roger Huerta at
this past June's ONE FC 4 event.
But after this weekend's ONE FC 6 card in Singapore, "Zoro" wants to be
known as the Asian promotion's first-ever lightweight champion.
"We're trying hard to get that belt," Moreira told MMAjunkie.com in his native Portuguese.
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Previously regarded as one of the UFC's most exciting lightweight talents, Roger Huerta has seen most of the wind taken from his sails in the last four years. read news >>
Following a two-year hiatus from fighting to teach Muay Thai in Phuket, former UFC star Roger Huerta returns to the ONE FC on Aug. 29 to see if he's still keeping up with the times. read news >>
UFC and Bellator veteran Roger Huerta will be looking to bounce back from the brutal soccer kick knockout, when he returns to the cage after a two-year absence at ONE FC: Reign of Champions. read news >>
Like Obi Wan said, "Now that's a name I've not heard in a long time..."
Mixed martial arts (MMA) fans haven't seen former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) lightweight Roger Huerta for over two years. Probably because it took him that long to wake up from one of the nastiest soccer kicks in the history of the sport (see it again here).
But time heals all wounds.
The 31-year-old Huerta (21-7-1, 1 NC), just 1-6 over his last seven, has been paired off against undefeated newcomer Christian Holle read news >>
A trio of bouts have been officially added to ONE Fighting Championship's upcoming quadruple-header, including the return of onetime UFC standout Roger Huerta.
Huerta (21-7-1, 1 NC), a lightweight who currently serves as head wrestling coach at Tiger Muay Thai in Phunket, Thailand, has been out of competition since suffering a brutal second-round knockout loss via soccer kick to Zorobabel Moreira in June 2012. Counting the Moreira loss, Huerta holds just a 1-6 record over his last seven contests read news >>
Next month’s “ONE FC 19: Reign of Champions” event, which includes four title fights, has some new non-championship additions.Filed under: MMA Rumors, News read news >>
One Fighting Championship has added a lightweight title tilt to its Oct. 6 lineup. read news >>
ONE FC will introduce their first lightweight title on Oct 6 at their Rise of the Kings show with Zorobabel Moreira taking on Kotetsu Boku. read news >>