20-2-1 Deiveson Figueiredo Record: 20-2-1. Weight: 125 lbs.
Brandon Moreno def. Deiveson Figueiredo via submission (rear naked choke) – Round 3, 2:26.Jun 13, 2021
Moreno, of Tijuana, looked on point from the moment the fight started. He calmly walked Figueiredo down with the jab and countered effectively when Figueiredo chose to throw his big shots. He won the majority of the scrambles and escaped any poor positions Figueiredo managed to get him in.Jun 13, 2021
Figueiredo instead made his first title defense against Alex Perez. He won the fight via guillotine choke submission in round one. After a successful defence of his title at UFC 255, Figueiredo faced Brandon Moreno at UFC 256. This was the UFC’s fastest championship turnaround, at 21 days.
Conor McGregor Weight 155 lb (70 kg; 11 st 1 lb) Division Featherweight (2008–2015) Lightweight (2008–2012, 2016–2018, 2021–present) Welterweight (2016, 2020) Reach 74 in (188 cm) Style Boxing
Deiveson Figueiredo has decisions to make after losing his UFC belt. In an online pre-fight media scrum with Brazilian reporters on Tuesday, Figueiredo says he was on track to make championship weight smoothly for UFC 263, but says his weight got “stuck” while dehydrating.Jun 14, 2021
Brandon Moreno UFC 263 results, highlights: Brandon Moreno upsets Deiveson Figueiredo to claim flyweight title.Jun 13, 2021