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Flyweight Division

Not Fighting

"Sniper"

Francisco Figueiredo

Flyweight Division

13-5-1 (W-L-D)

3

Wins by Knockout

8

Wins by Submission

6

First Round Finishes

Francisco Figueiredo

athlete record

Event Results

Info

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

Status
Not Fighting
Place of Birth
Soure, Brazil
Trains at
Team Figueiredo
Fighting style
Jiu-Jitsu
Age
32
Height
66.00
Weight
125.50
Octagon Debut
Jan. 20, 2021
Reach
68.00
Leg reach
39.00
  • Pro since 2009
     
  • Is 4-2-1 in his last seven
     
  • Three wins by KO, eight by submission (Arm triangle, 4 armbar, triangle, RNC, kneebar)
     
  • Six first round finishes
     
  • Younger brother of UFC flyweight champion Deiveson Figueiredo

UFC 278 (8/20/22) Figueiredo was submitted by Amir Albazi via rear naked choke at 4:34 of the first round 

UFC on ESPN (4/30/22) Figueiredo submitted Daniel da Silva via kneebar at 1:18 of the first round

UFC on ESPN (7/17/21) Figueiredo lost a three round unanimous decision to Malcolm Gordon

UFC on ESPN (1/20/21) Figueiredo won a three round unanimous decision over Jerome Rivera

When and why did you start training for fighting? I started training when I was 13 years old. I wanted to become a professional fighter in order to provide a better life for my family.

What ranks and titles have you held? I am the current Jungle Fight Champion of my weight division.

Do you have any heroes? God

What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? It is a great achievement; I have definitely fulfilled a dream. I have worked really hard to come this far.

What was your job before you started fighting? Sushi man

Ranks in any martial arts styles: Jiu-Jitsu black belt

Favorite Striking technique: Kicking