Deiveson "Deus Da Guerra" Figueiredo is a former UFC Flyweight Champion with a professional MMA record of 20 wins, 0 losses, and 1 draw. Deiveson is currently ranked #1 in the UFC Men's Flyweight and was declared the UFC Fighter of the Year in 2020.
Figueiredo began wrestling at the age of 9 before moving to Belem and start Capoeira Training. He would then start training in MMA at the age of 16 and made his professional MMA debut at the age of 24 at Knock Out Combat Icoaraci. He would win the fight via armbar submission in the first round.
Deiveson would dominate the Brazilian regional circuit. He would have a professional record of 11-0 before joining the UFC in 2017.
Deiveson Figueiredo UFC
Figueiredo made his UFC debut in 212 against Marco Beltran that he won via TKO(corner stoppage). He would follow this up with victories over Jarred Brooks, Joseph Morales, and John Moraga respectively.
Deiveson's perfect record would be broken at UFC Fight Night 148 as he would lose the bout to Jussier Formiga via a unanimous decision. He would bounce back and defeat Alexandre Pantoja in 2019 to secure a title shot for the Vacant UFC Flyweight Championship against Joseph Benavidez.
Figueiredo would defeat Benavidez at UFC Fight Night 169 but would not win the championship as he missed weight by 2.5 pounds. Deiveson would again fight at Benavidez at UFC Fight Night 172 for the vacant Flyweight title. This time Deiveson would again win and become the UFC Flyweight Champion.
Figueiredo made his first defense against Alex Perz at UFC 255. He would win the fight in the first round via rear-naked choke. 21 days later, Figueiredo faced Brandon Moreno at UFC 256 that would end in a majority draw. In their rematch, Deiveson would come up short and lose his title after 2 defenses.
Deiveson Figueiredo vs Brandon Moreno
Deiveson Figueiredo faced Brandon Moreno at UFC 256 for the UFC Flyweight Championship. The bout would be a competitive one with both the fighters trading rounds. Figueiredo would unanimously win round 1 while Mareno would unanimously win round 4. The fight would be a close encounter that Deiveson would have won on the judge's scorecard.
However, Deiveson would face a point deduction in the third round due to a low-blow foul. Because of this, the fight instead ended in a majority draw on the judges' scorecard.
Deiveson Figueiredo vs Brandon Moreno 2
Deiveson Figueiredo faced Brandon Moreno for the second time at UFC 263 for the UFC Flyweight Championship. Unlike their first encounter, Moreno would dominate the champion in the fight and land twice as many strikes and get two takedowns to Figueiredo's one. After losing the first two rounds, Figueiredo would submit in the third round to a rear-naked choke and lose the UFC Flyweight Championship.
Deiveson Figueiredo Career Stats
Deiveson Figueiredo's current record stands at 20-2-1. He is a former UFC Flyweight Champion.
Wins by KO/TKO:
Wins by Submission:
Wins by Decision:
68 in (173cm)
125 lb / 56.7 kg
Deiveson Figueiredo Last Fight
Deiveson Figueiredo's last fight was against Brandon Moreno at UFC 263 for the UFC Flyweight Championship. Deiveson lost the fight in the third round via Rear-Naked-Choke Submission.
Deiveson Figueiredo Next Fight
Deiveson Figueiredo is scheduled to fight Brandon Moreno at UFC 270 for the UFC Flyweight Championship.
Deiveson Figueiredo Record
Below is the professional MMA record of Deiveson Figueiredo: