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Deiveson Figueiredo breaking news and and highlights for UFC 255 fight vs. Alex Perez, with … As of September 29, 2020, he is #12 in the UFC men's pound-for-pound rankings. He reportedly suffered from kidney and stomach pains when his team decided to stop cutting weight. Deiveson Alcântara Figueiredo (born December 18, 1987) is a Brazilian mixed martial artist who competes in the Ultimate Fighting Championship, where he is the current UFC Flyweight Champion. Calvillo needed just one victory to put herself... By: Tristen CritchfieldMarc [15], Figueiredo was expected to face Joseph Benavidez on January 19, 2019 at UFC Fight Night 143. Exclusive: Kings MMA’s Rafael Cordeiro on Training Mike Tyson,... After the Bell: Shillan & Duffy Recap UFC Fight Night 179, UFC Fight Night 180 Highlight Video: Said Nurmagomedov Starches [25], Figueiredo faced Joseph Benavidez for the vacant UFC Flyweight Championship at UFC on ESPN+ 27 on February 29, 2020. Anders. [17][18], Figueiredo faced Jussier Formiga on March 23, 2019 at UFC Fight Night 148. Weekend Boxing Knockouts Roundup: Oct. 11, 2020, Prime Picks: UFC Fight Night 180 ‘Ortega vs. Korean Zombie’, Sherdog Redraft: 'The Ultimate Fighter' Season 16, Sherdog’s Official Mixed Martial Arts Rankings. He moved to Belem and started training in capoeira at school where he immersed himself for two years. He started training MMA after he met Iuri Marajo at the age of sixteen. Latest on Deiveson Figueiredo including news, stats, videos, highlights and more on ESPN [6], UFC Fight Night: Figueiredo vs. Benavidez 2, UFC Fight Night: Benavidez vs. Figueiredo, "Team Alpha Male's Deiveson Figueiredo says he 'owes' Joseph Benavidez a fight", "Deiveson Figueiredo Vows to Avoid Weight-Cut Issues in Joseph Benavidez Rematch", "UFC Fight Night 148 Predictions: Jussier Formiga vs. Deiveson Figueiredo", "Cabeleireiro, mototaxista e lutador do UFC: a estrada de Deiveson Alcântara", "Marco Beltran enfrentará a Deiveson Alcántara en el UFC 212 - MMA.uno , #1 En noticias de Artes Marciales Mixtas (MMA) en Español", "UFC 212 results: Deiveson Alcantara TKOs Marco Beltran for successful UFC debut", "Deiveson Alcântara luta contra Jarred Brooks no UFC São Paulo", "Deiveson Alcantara meets Jarred Brooks in battle of unbeatens at UFC Fight Night 119", "UFC Fight Night 119 results: Deiveson Figueiredo takes questionable split call from Jarred Brooks", "Battle of the Undefeated tussen Deiveson Alcantara Figueiredo en Joseph Morales tijdens UFC Belem", "UFC Belem Results: Deiveson Figueiredo Stuns Joseph Morales in Second Round", "John Moraga meets Deiveson Figueiredo at UFC Lincoln", "UFC Fight Night 135 results: Deiveson Figueiredo takes out John Moraga after body shot", "Multiple UFC 233 fights get new dates, locations after Jan. 26 card scratched", "Joseph Benavidez named Cejudo-Dillashaw backup for UFC on ESPN+ 1; fight vs. Figueiredo off", "Jussier Formiga vs. Deiveson Figueiredo added to UFC Nashville in March", "UFC Nashville results: Jussier Formiga shuts down Deiveson Figueiredo, calls out Henry Cejudo", "Brazilian clash between Deiveson Figueiredo and Alexandre Pantoja in Edmonton", "UFC 240 Results: Deiveson Figueiredo Defeats Alexandre Pantoja in Flyweight War", "UFC 240 Bonuses!
[26] At the weigh-in, Figueiredo weighed at 127.5 pounds, 2.5 pounds over the title fight limit. • Blaydes can do is keep on winning. [21] He won the fight via unanimous decision. Cyborg. [31] On July 11, 2020, Figueiredo tested positive for COVID-19. In the days leading up to his February clash with Joseph Benavidez for the vacant flyweight title, Deiveson Figueiredo radiated confidence.

[13], Figueiredo faced John Moraga on August 25, 2018 at UFC Fight Night 135. [29] Coming into the fight with Benavidez, Figueiredo had to cut 11 kilograms. [32] Figueiredo passed multiple COVID-19 tests, clearing him to fight in the main event. Deiveson Alcântara Figueiredo (born December 18, 1987) is a Brazilian mixed martial artist who competes in the Ultimate Fighting Championship, where he is the current UFC Flyweight Champion. He amassed a record of 11-0 prior to being signed by the UFC. The vacant flyweight belt is on the line at UFC Norfolk on February 29, 2020. [30], Figueiredo rematched with Joseph Benavidez for the vacant UFC Flyweight Championship at UFC Fight Night 172 on July 19, 2020. [23], Figueiredo faced Tim Elliott on October 12, 2019 at UFC on ESPN+ 19. Neal's Vicious TKO Finish Leads $50K Winners", "Tim Elliott returns, takes on Deiveson Figueiredo at UFC on ESPN+ 19", "UFC Tampa Results: Deiveson Figueiredo Smoothly Guillotines Tim Elliott", "Report: Joseph Benavidez vs. Deiveson Figueiredo title fight targeted to headline UFC Norfolk", "Deiveson Figueiredo misses weight; only Joseph Benavidez eligible for title at UFC on ESPN+ 27", "UFC Norfolk Results: Deiveson Figueiredo Ends Joseph Benavidez's UFC Title Hopes", "Deiveson Figueiredo: The People's Champion", "Figueiredo vs. Benavidez 2 voor vacante titel + Pantoja vs. Askarov, waarschijnlijk "Fight Island, "Figueiredo tests positive before UFC main event", "Deiveson Figueiredo passes multiple COVID-19 tests, cleared to leave quarantine ahead of weigh-ins", "UFC Fight Island 2 Results: Deiveson Figueiredo Destroys Joseph Benavidez To Win Vacant Flyweight Title", "UFC Fight Island 2 Bonuses: Ariane Lipski's Horrifyingly Beautiful Kneebar Rewarded", "Deiveson Figueiredo-Cody Garbrandt, Valentina Shevchenko-Jennifer Maia title fights set for UFC 255", "Cody Garbrandt out of UFC 255 flyweight title fight, will be replaced by Alex Perez | BJPenn.com", "MMA Junkie's 'Fight of the Month' for July: The flyweights deliver again", "Deiveson Figueiredo - Official UFC® Profile", Professional MMA record for Deiveson Figueiredo, https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Deiveson_Figueiredo&oldid=983444965, Brazilian practitioners of Brazilian jiu-jitsu, People awarded a black belt in Brazilian jiu-jitsu, Ultimate Fighting Championship male fighters, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, This page was last edited on 14 October 2020, at 08:02. Cynthia [27][28] He won the fight via TKO in round two. Mark Striegl. [14] He won the fight via technical knockout 3:08 into the second round.
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As a result, Figueiredo forfeited 30 percent of his purse to Benavidez and wasn't eligible to win the UFC Flyweight championship. [22] This fight earned him the Fight of the Night award. By: Tristen CritchfieldFor now, the only thing Curtis afternoon on the ESPN MMA YouTube channel gave updates on several [8], His next fight came on October 28, 2017 at UFC Fight Night: Brunson vs. Machida against Jarred Brooks. He was a cowboy, working with his father at an animal farm until he was thirteen years old. As of October 12, 2020, he is #14 in the UFC men's pound-for-pound rankings. 19-1-0 (W-L-D), Copyright © 2001-2020 UFC All Rights Reserved, Deiveson Figueiredo Expects To Be The Flyweight King, Figueiredo Eager To Prove Anyone Can Make It, Benavidez To Face Figueiredo For Vacant Flyweight Championship. Bellator 249 was headlined by a vintage performance from Cris [9][10] He won the fight via split decision. [6], Figueiredo made his professional debut in 2011 and fought primarily in his native country of Brazil. Gaethje: If one man can hold you down, 2 can r-pe you. Time to see who the big winners were last Saturday in Virginia, Hear what Deiveson Figueiredo had to say after his TKO victory at UFC Norfolk, Watch Deiveson Figueiredo & Joseph Benavidez react to their UFC Norfolk bout, Go Inside The Minds Of Figueiredo And Benavidez As They Chase Flyweight Gold. [36] However, it was reported on October 2, 2020 that Garbrandt had torn his bicep and was forced to pull out of the contest. [19] He lost the fight via unanimous decision. Nunes, the most intriguing action at UFC [1], Figueiredo made his promotional debut on June 3, 2017 at UFC 212, facing Marco Beltran. [12] He won the fight via technical knockout in round two. UFC Fight Night 180 ‘Ortega vs. Korean Zombie’ Play-by-Play,... Cristiane 'Cyborg' Justino Notches First Submission Win in Bellator... Hiroki Akimoto Edges Zhang Chenglong at One: Reign of Dynasties 2.

Ultimate Fighting Championship’s deep strawweight division, [33] Figueiredo won the fight via a technical submission in the first round. [11], On February 3, 2018 Figueiredo faced Joseph Morales at UFC Fight Night: Machida vs. Deiveson "Deus da Guerra" Figueiredo stats, fight results, news and more. [30] Figueiredo stated he would like to give Joseph Benavidez his rematch because Benavidez gave him the opportunity to fight when he missed weight ahead of their fight. Figueiredo instead will now make his first title defense against Alex Perez. Pictures: One Championship ‘Reign Of Dynasties II’, Shoop that Incredulous Cormier / Drug Wars.

[5], Figueiredo was born in the small city of Soure, Para, Brazil where buffaloes roam freely. Sherdog Staff Pick 'Em: UFC Fight Night 180. By: Tristen CritchfieldWith all due respect to the continued dominance of Amanda monitoring_string = "5eb5a0f65cbe346d74f978e14db1b00d". By: Tyler Treese upcoming “Fight Island” events, including... By: Tristen CritchfieldA fringe contender in the [37], Figueiredo worked as a bricklayer and a hairdresser before competing in MMA professionally. Flyweight Champion Patrick Silva Alves at lightweight at a UFC event in Abu Dhabi Diakiese will meet Alan on July 18. [16] However the promotion clarified plans indicating that the pairing was off and that Figueiredo would be rescheduled for a separate event. Ultimate Fighting Championship President Dana White Thursday I'll be [7] He won the fight via technical knockout by corner stoppage after round two. [35], As the first fight of his new six-fight contract with the UFC, Figueiredo was scheduled to make his first title defense against former UFC Bantamweight champion Cody Garbrandt on November 21, 2020 at UFC 255. [24] He won the fight via submission in the first round. [34] This win earned him the Performance of the Night award.