Deiveson Figueiredo

Deiveson Figueiredo

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Full Name Deiveson Figueiredo
Date of Birth December 18, 1987
Nationality Brazilian
Height 5 ft 5 in
Nickname Deus Da Guerra
Deiveson Figueiredo: A Brief Biography

Deiveson "Deus Da Guerra" Figueiredo is the former UFC Flyweight Champion with a professional MMA record of 21 wins, 3 losses, and one draw. Deiveson is currently ranked #1 in the UFC Men's Flyweight and was declared the UFC Fighter of the Year in 2020.



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Deiveson Figueiredo lost his title of UFC Flyweight Champion against Brandon Moreno at UFC 283.



Deiveson Figueiredo vs. Brandon Moreno



Early Life and Career


Figueiredo began wrestling at nine before moving to Belem and starting 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; he won via TKO(corner stoppage). He would follow this up with victories over Jarred Brooks, Joseph Morales, and John Mor.


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 lost 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, ending in a majority draDeiveson would come up showing their rematch rt in their rematch and lose his title after 2 defenses.


Deiveson Figueiredo, at UFC 270, got back his title from Brandon Moreno on January 22, 2022.




Deiveson Figueiredo Record


Below is the professional MMA record of Deiveson Figueiredo:



Res.RecordOpponentMethodEventDateRoundTimeLocation
Loss21-3-1Brandon MorenoTKOUFC 283January 22, 202335:00Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Win21–2–1Brandon MorenoDecision (unanimous)UFC 270January 22, 202255:00Anaheim, California, United States
Loss20–2–1Brandon MorenoSubmission (rear-naked choke)UFC 263June 12, 202132:26Glendale, Arizona, United States
Draw20–1–1Brandon MorenoDraw (majority)UFC 256December 12, 202055:00Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
Win20–1Alex PerezSubmission (guillotine choke)UFC 255November 21, 202011:57Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
Win19–1Joseph BenavidezTechnical Submission (rear-naked choke)UFC Fight Night: Figueiredo vs. Benavidez 2July 19, 202014:48Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Win18–1Joseph BenavidezTKO (punches)UFC Fight Night: Benavidez vs. FigueiredoFebruary 29, 202021:54Norfolk, Virginia, United States
Win17–1Tim ElliottSubmission (guillotine choke)UFC Fight Night: Joanna vs. WatersonOctober 12, 201913:08
Tampa, Florida, United States
Win16–1Alexandre PantojaDecision (unanimous)UFC 240July 27, 201935:00Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
Loss15–1Jussier FormigaDecision (unanimous)UFC Fight Night: Thompson vs. PettisMarch 23, 201935:00
Nashville, Tennessee, United States
Win15–0John MoragaTKO (punches)UFC Fight Night: Gaethje vs. VickAugust 25, 201823:08
Lincoln, Nebraska, United States
Win14–0Joseph MoralesTKO (punches)UFC Fight Night: Machida vs. AndersFebruary 3, 201824:34Belém, Brazil
Win13–0Jarred BrooksDecision (split)UFC Fight Night: Brunson vs. MachidaOctober 28, 201735:00São Paulo, Brazil
Win12–0Marco BeltránTKO (corner stoppage)UFC 212June 3, 201725:00
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Win11–0Ricardo do SocorroSubmission (arm-triangle choke)Salvaterra Marajó Fight 5December 1, 201611:20Salvaterra, Brazil
Win10–0Denis Oliveira Fontes AraujoKO (punches)Jungle Fight 90September 3, 201622:56São Paulo, Brazil
Win9–0Antônio de MirandaSubmission (guillotine choke)Jungle Fight 87May 21, 201612:55São Paulo, Brazil
Win8–0Rayner SilvaTKO (punches)Jungle Fight 75December 18, 201423:20Belém, Brazil
Win7–0João Neto SilvaTKO (punches)Coalizao Fight 4November 13, 201412:18Benevides, Brazil
Win6–0Joel SilvaKO (punches)Coalizao Fight NightAugust 7, 201413:30Belém, Brazil
Win5–0Edvaldo JuniorSubmission (guillotine choke)Jurunense Open Fight MMA 8July 3, 201414:55Belém, Brazil
Win4–0Adailton PereiraDecision (unanimous)Lago da Pedra FightMay 1, 201435:00
Lago da Pedra, Brazil
Win3–0David Raimundo SilvaSubmission (guillotine choke)Jurunense Open Fight MMA 7March 20, 201410:53Belém, Brazil
Win2–0Jonas FerreiraTKO (punches)Amazon Fight 18: Santa IzabelAugust 11, 201212:04
Santa Isabel do Pará, Brazil
Win1–0Aluisio FerreiraSubmission (armbar)Knock Out Combat Icoaraci 3February 17, 201213:02Belém, Brazil





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Deiveson Figueiredo vs Brandon Moreno


Deiveson Figueiredo faced Brandon Moreno at UFC 256 for the UFC Flyweight Championship. The bout would compete, with 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



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 vs Brandon Moreno


FAQs on Deiveson Figueiredo



Q1. Who has Deiveson Figueiredo lost to in the UFC?


Deiveson Figueiredo has only lost to Brandon Moreno and Jussier Formiga in the UFC.




Q2. How many fights has Deiveson Figueiredo had in the UFC?


Deiveson Figueiredo has had thirteen fights in the UFC so far.




Q4. What is Deiveson Figueiredo's current rank in the UFC?


Deiveson Figueiredo is currently ranked #1 in the UFC Flyweight rankings.







*Last updated on January 30, 2023.

Deiveson Figueiredo News

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