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Deiveson Figueiredo Reveals Current Weight Ahead Of UFC 256

Deiveson Figueiredo is very confident he will make weight for his flyweight title defense at UFC 256. Figueiredo revealed on Wednesday at media day he is weighing 132.2 pounds and is confident he could've made weight on Thursday if needed. However, he will have an extra day so it is...

Deiveson Figueiredo Expects Easy Weight Cut, Eyes First-Round Finish Of Brandon Moreno

Deiveson Figueiredo is expecting to make weight with ease on Friday. In the main event of UFC 256, Figueiredo is set to return to the Octagon just three weeks after defeating Alex Perez at UFC 255. It is the fastest turnaround for a champion, and many wondered if he will...

Cody Garbrandt Doesn’t Give Moreno Much Chance Against Figueiredo

Cody Garbrandt is not at all worried about whether he’ll be seeing Deiveson Figuereido in a title fight next year. The original main event for UFC 255 was scheduled to be flyweight champion Deiveson Figuereido making his first title defense against Cody Garbrandt. Unfortunately, Garbrandt had to withdraw from the...

Brandon Moreno Doesn’t Plan On Respecting Figueiredo At UFC 256

Brandon Moreno believes there is a time and a place for when to show reigning flyweight champion Deiveson Figueiredo respect. Days after both men emerged victorious from their UFC 255 bouts, Deiveson Figueiredo and Brandon Moreno were already signed to face one another at the very next pay per view....

Henry Cejudo Claims Deiveson Figueiredo Is ‘Babysitting’ His Belt, Believes Brandon Moreno Becomes New Champ

Henry Cejudo says Deiveson Figueiredo is just babysitting his flyweight belt for now. After Cejudo vacated his belt, Figueiredo won the vacant title with a submission win over Joseph Benavidez. He has since gone on to beat Alex Perez for his first title defense and will now fight Brandon Moreno...

UFC Rankings Report: Deiveson Figueiredo Moves Up P4P Rankings

The UFC rankings have been updated following UFC 255! Check out all the changes below! Men’s Pound for Pound: After his first successful flyweight title defense, Deiveson Figueiredo moves up three spots to #11, sending Conor McGregor (#12), Robert Whittaker (#13), and Tony Ferguson (#14) down one position.   Women’s Pound...

Deiveson Figueiredo Says He Has A Problem With Brandon Moreno, Expects To ‘Destroy’ Him

Deiveson Figueiredo does not like Brandon Moreno. In the main event of UFC 256, Figueiredo is set to defend his flyweight title for the second time when he battles Moreno. It is a very intriguing matchup but one Figueiredo is confident he will win with ease. Not only does he...

7 Takeaways From UFC 255: Figueiredo vs. Perez

UFC 255 featured a flyweight title fight between Deiveson Figueiredo and Alex Perez. Figueiredo showed that he is a force as the champion of his division and for the lady flyweights, Shevchenko let the competition know she’s not going anywhere. There was a lot to take away from UFC 255,...

Fighters React To Deiveson Figueiredo vs. Alex Perez At UFC 255

Deiveson Figueiredo vs. Alex Perez brought an interesting style in their fight, but it was short.   The showdown served as the main event of the UFC 255 pay-per-view event on Saturday night (November 21, 2020) from the UFC APEX facility in Las Vegas, Nevada. As seen in the fight, there...

UFC 255 Highlights: Deiveson Figueiredo Submits Alex Perez

Deiveson Figueiredo vs. Alex Perez exceeded expectations for the main event spot.  The two fighters met in a flyweight title bout on Saturday night (November 21, 2020) at the UFC 255 pay-per-view event from the UFC APEX facility in Las Vegas, Nevada. This fight didn’t last long at all. Perez scored...

Deiveson Figueiredo Still Interested In Cody Garbrandt Fight But Wants Him To Make Flyweight Before

Deiveson Figueiredo is still interested in fighting Cody Garbrandt. At UFC 255, Figueiredo's first title defense was expected to come against Garabrandt, the former bantamweight champion. However, Garbrandt announced he was out of the fight with a torn bicep but is still keen on making the fight happen. For Figueiredo, who...

Figueiredo vs. Garbrandt, Shevchenko vs. Maia Title Bouts Set For UFC 255

UFC 255 has two title fights on tap for Nov. 21. ESPN's Brett Okamoto reports that UFC president Dana White has confirmed that Deiveson Figueiredo will put his flyweight championship on the line against former bantamweight ruler Cody Garbrandt. Also set for the card will be a women's flyweight title...

Brandon Moreno Calls For UFC Flyweight Title Shot, Believes He’d Finish Deiveson Figueiredo

Brandon Moreno believes he is next in line for the flyweight title. At UFC Fight Island 2, Deiveson Figueiredo submitted Joseph Benavidez in the first round to become the new flyweight champion. For Moreno, he didn't think the Brazilian would beat Benavidez again and beat him in that way. "Man, I...

UFC Flyweight Champion Deiveson Figueiredo Says He ‘Closed The Casket’ On Joseph Benavidez

UFC flyweight champion Deiveson Figueiredo says he took Joseph Benavidez's soul and closed the casket. Figueiredo and Benavidez did battle in a rematch on July 18. The bout was contested for the vacant UFC flyweight championship. Figueiredo defeated Benavidez via TKO in the first bout but he didn't win the...

Deiveson Figueiredo Thinks He’d Knock Demetrious Johnson Out

Deiveson Figueiredo is on cloud nine after becoming the UFC flyweight champion and he hopes to one day fight Demetrious Johnson. On July 18, Figueiredo took on Joseph Benavidez in a rematch for the vacant UFC 125-pound gold. Figueiredo had already scored a second-round TKO victory over Benavidez back in...