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Flyweight Champion

#9 PFP

Active

Title Holder

"Deus da Guerra"

Deiveson Figueiredo

21-2-1 (W-L-D)

9

Wins by Knockout

8

Wins by Submission

4

Wins by Decision

Deiveson Figueiredo

athlete record

Event Results

Info

Learn more about Deiveson Figueiredo's UFC history, fighter facts, and Q&A below.

Status
Active
Hometown
Soure, Brazil
Trains at
Team Figueiredo
Fighting style
Boxing
Age
34
Height
65.00
Weight
125.00
Octagon Debut
Jun. 03, 2017
Reach
68.00
Leg reach
38.00

Fighter Facts

  • Pro since 2012
     
  • Nine wins by KO, eight by submission (Armbar, 5 guillotine, arm triangle choke, RNC)
     
  • 11 first-round finishes
     
  • 6-1-1 in last eight fights
     
  • Defended the title twice as UFC flyweight champion (2020-2021), regained the UFC flyweight title in 2022

 

UFC History

UFC 270 (1/22/22) Figueiredo won a five-round unanimous decision over Brandon Moreno to reclaim the UFC flyweight title
UFC 263 (6/12/21) Figueiredo was submitted by Brandon Moreno via rear naked choke at 2:26 of the third round, losing his UFC flyweight title
UFC 256 (12/12/20) Figueiredo fought to a five-round draw with Brandon Moreno, retaining his UFC flyweight title in the process
UFC 255 (11/21/20) Figueiredo submitted Alex Perez via guillotine choke at 1:57 of the first round to retain his UFC flyweight title
UFC Fight Night (7/19/20) Figueiredo submitted Joseph Benavidez via rear naked choke at 4:48 of the first round to win the UFC flyweight title
UFC Fight Night (2/29/20) Figueiredo stopped Joseph Benavidez via strikes at 1:54 of the second round in a bout for the vacant flyweight title. Figueiredo missed weight and was not eligible to win the title.
}UFC Fight Night (10/12/19) Figueiredo submitted Tim Elliott via guillotine choke at 3:08 of the first round
UFC 240 (7/27/19) Figueiredo won a three round unanimous decision over Alexandre Pantoja
UFC Fight Night (3/23/19) Figueiredo lost a three round unanimous decision to Jussier Formiga
UFC Fight Night (8/25/18) Figueiredo stopped John Moraga via strikes at 3:08 of the second round
UFC Fight Night (2/3/18) Figueiredo stopped Joseph Morales via strikes at 4:34 of the second round
UFC Fight Night (10/28/17) Figueiredo won a three round split decision over Jarred Brooks
UFC 212 (6/3/17) Figueiredo stopped Marco Beltran at 5:00 of the second round (Corner stoppage)

 

Q&A

When and why did you start training for fighting? I’ve been fighting since I was nine years old. I fight for a better life and to give a quality education to my son. Fighting has always been my passion.
What ranks and titles have you held? UFC flyweight champion. Jiu-jitsu northeast champion. Belt holder in category 57kg - Marajó Fight Event in Salvaterra-Marajó.
Do you have any heroes? God, my eternal hero.
What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? It is the first dream being fulfilled. To fight in this organization is to show that in this world, I can achieve the goals and work hard with strength and determination.
What was your job before you started fighting? Hair stylist.
Specific accomplishments in amateur competition? Champion of Fight Marajoara and Native Fight of the Marajoaras.
Favorite grappling technique: Elbow
Favorite Striking technique: Boxing