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Deiveson Figueiredo


ABOUT
Deiveson Figueiredo

Full NameDeiveson Figueiredo

BornDecember 18, 1987

Height5 ft 5 in

NationalityBrazilian

ABOUT

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.


  1. Early Life and Career
  2. Deiveson Figueiredo UFC
  3. Deiveson Figueiredo vs Brandon Moreno
  4. Deiveson Figueiredo vs Brandon Moreno 2
  5. Deiveson Figueiredo Career Stats
  6. Deiveson Figueiredo Last Fight
  7. Deiveson Figueiredo Next Fight
  8. Deiveson Figueiredo Record



UFC Fight Night: Figueiredo v Benavidez 2 Weigh-in


Early Life and Career


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.


UFC 256: Figueiredo v Moreno



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.


UFC 263: Adesanya v Vettori 2


Deiveson Figueiredo Career Stats


Current Status:

Deiveson Figueiredo's current record stands at 20-2-1. He is a former UFC Flyweight Champion.


Win-Loss-Draw:

MatchesWinsLossesDraws
232021

Wins by KO/TKO:

  1. 9


Wins by Submission:

  1. 8


Wins by Decision:

  1. 3


Current Titles:

  1. None


Reach:

  1. 68 in (173cm)


Weight:

  1. 125 lb / 56.7 kg


Weight Class:

  1. Flyweight


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:


ResultRecordOpponentMethodEventDate
Loss20-2-1Brandon MorenoDecision (unanimous)UFC 26625/09/2021
Draw20-1-1Brandon MorenoDraw (Majority)UFC 25612/12/2020
Win20-1Alex PerezSubmission (Guillotine Choke)UFC 25521/11/2020
Win19-1Joseph BenavidezSubmission (Rear-Naked Choke)UFC Fight Night: Figueiredo vs. Benavidez 218/07/2020
Win18-1Joseph BenavidezTKO (Punches)UFC Fight Night: Benavidez vs. Figueiredo29/02/2020
Win17-1Tim ElliottSubmission (Guillotine Choke)UFC Fight Night: Jedrzejczyk vs. Waterson12/10/2019
Win16-1Alexandre PantojaDecision (Unanimous)UFC 24027/07/2019
Loss15-1Jussier FormigaDecision (Unanimous)UFC Fight Night: Thompson vs. Pettis23/03/2019
Win15-0John MoragaTKO (Punches)UFC Fight Night: Gaethje vs. Vick25/08/2018
Win14-0Joseph MoralesTKO (Punches)UFC Fight Night: Machida vs. Anders03/02/2018
Win13-0Jarred BrooksDecision (Split)UFC Fight Night: Brunson vs. Machida28/10/2017
Win12-0Marco BeltranTKO (Corner Stoppage)UFC 21203/06/2017
Win11-0Ricardo do Socorro Nascimento da SilvaSubmission (Arm-Triangle Choke)SMF - Salvaterra Marajo Fight 501/12/2016
Win10-0Denis Oliveira Fontes AraujoKO (Punches)JF - Jungle Fight 9003/09/2016
Win9-0Antonio Henrique Santos de MirandaSubmission (Guillotine Choke)JF - Jungle Fight 8721/05/2016
Win8-0Rayner SilvaTKO (Punches)JF - Jungle Fight 7518/12/2014
Win7-0João Neto SilvaTKO (punches)Coalizao Fight 4 - Mondragon vs. Gallotti13/11/2014
Win6-0Joel SilvaKO (punches)Coalizao Fight - Night07/08/2014
Win5-0Edvaldo JuniorSubmission (Guillotine Choke)JOF - Jurunense Open Fight MMA 703/07/2014
Win4-0Adailton PereiraDecision (Unanimous)LDPF - Lago da Pedra Fight01/05/2014
Win3-0David Raimundo Arcangela SilvaSubmission (Guillotine Choke))JOF - Jurunense Open Fight MMA 620/03/2014
Win2-0Jonas FerreiraTKO (Punches)Amazon Fight 18 - Santa Izabel11/08/2012
Win1-0Aluisio FerreiraSubmission (Armbar)KOCI 3 - Knock Out Combat Icoaraci 317/02/2012


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