Deiveson Figueiredo News
Sean O'Malley was surprised that Cody Garbrandt called for Deiveson Figueiredo fight
Harry Kettle - January 17, 2024
Cody Garbrandt set to fight Deiveson Figueiredo in battle of former champions at UFC 300
Cole Shelton - January 11, 2024
UFC Austin Winner Deiveson Figueiredo sends warning to Sean O'Malley: "I'd finish him"
Fernando Quiles - December 3, 2023
UFC Austin Results: Deiveson Figueiredo defeats Rob Font (Highlights)
Chris Taylor - December 2, 2023
Report | Deiveson Figueiredo targeted to move up to bantamweight to face former UFC champion Dominick Cruz
Cole Shelton - July 6, 2023
Deiveson Figueiredo disputes Dana White’s claim that he’s fighting Manel Kape at UFC 290
Fernando Quiles - May 11, 2023
Don’t expect Deiveson Figueiredo to share the Octagon with Manel Kape at UFC 290. UFC President Dana White recently announced the full lineup for UFC 290, which is scheduled to take place on July 8 in Las Vegas. Fight fans noticed a bout between former UFC Flyweight Champion Figueiredo and former Rizin Bantamweight Champion Kape was listed.
Manel Kape explains the "truth" behind canceled fight against Deiveson Figueiredo: "He's fat, weak, and old"
Josh Evanoff - April 27, 2023
UFC flyweight contender Manel Kape has explained why he won’t be fighting Deiveson Figueiredo. ‘Starboy’ has been out of the octagon since a decision win over David Dvorak in December. The victory was a big one, as it moved his winning streak to three. In prior octagon appearances, Kape had picked up stoppage wins over Ode Osbourne and Zhalgas Zhumagulov. That winning steak was enough to earn him a crack at ‘Deus da Guerra’.
Former flyweight champion Deiveson Figueiredo forced to withdraw from scheduled return at UFC 290
Harry Kettle - April 27, 2023
Deiveson Figueiredo has reportedly been forced to withdraw from his scheduled return to the Octagon later this year. For the last few years, Deiveson Figueiredo has been involved in one of the best rivalries in UFC history. Alongside Brandon Moreno, the two men fought for the UFC flyweight championship four times. They split one win each alongside a draw and as a result, they took part in one final collision at UFC 283.
Deiveson Figueiredo opts to stay at flyweight and books fight with Manel Kape for UFC 290 in July
Josh Evanoff - April 13, 2023
Former UFC flyweight champion Deiveson Figueiredo is deciding to stick at 125 pounds. ‘Deus da Guerra’ has been out of action since his fourth fight with Brandon Moreno in January. Heading into the matchup at UFC 283, the series sat at 1-1-1. Furthermore, the bout was the first time two fighters in the company’s history had clashed on four occasions.
Deiveson Figueiredo calls to face Dominick Cruz in bantamweight debut: "Would be a great first fight"
Josh Evanoff - March 8, 2023
Brandon Moreno relieved feud with Deiveson Figueiredo is over: "It feels awesome"
Fernando Quiles - January 29, 2023
Reigning UFC Flyweight Champion Brandon Moreno is quite happy that his rivalry with Deiveson Figueiredo is over. Moreno and Figueiredo fought for the fourth time in the co-main event of UFC 283. Moreno scored the third-round TKO finish to become a two-time UFC Flyweight Champion.
What's next for the stars of UFC 283?
Cole Shelton - January 23, 2023
The UFC returned to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil for UFC 283 which saw two titles on the line, including the vacant light heavyweight title for the second straight pay-per-view. In the main event, Jamahal Hill was taking on Glover Teixeira for the vacant light heavyweight title. The co-main event saw Deiveson Figueiredo and Brandon Moreno settle their rivalry as they were fighting for the fourth time.
Pros react after Brandon Moreno defeats Deiveson Figueiredo at UFC 283
Chris Taylor - January 21, 2023
Tonight’s UFC 283 event was co-headlined by a flyweight title fight featuring Deiveson Figueiredo taking on Brandon Moreno. The bout marked the fourth consecutive time that Figueiredo and Moreno had collided inside of the Octagon. The pair had gone 1-1-1 over their past three battles, with ‘The God of War‘ winning their most recent contest by unanimous decision.
UFC 283 Results: Brandon Moreno defeats Deiveson Figueiredo (Video)
Chris Taylor - January 21, 2023
Tonight’s UFC 283 event is co-headlined by a flyweight title fight featuring Deiveson Figueiredo taking on Brandon Moreno. The bout will mark the fourth consecutive time that Figueiredo and Moreno have collided inside of the Octagon. The pair have gone 1-1-1 over their past three battles, with ‘The God of War‘ winning their most recent collision by unanimous decision.
UFC 283 | Pro fighters make their picks for Deiveson Figueiredo vs. Brandon Moreno 4 title fight
Cole Shelton - January 19, 2023
Deiveson Figueiredo reveals plans to move to bantamweight as long as Henry Cejudo isn't champion: "He's my brother"
Josh Evanoff - January 16, 2023
UFC flyweight champion Deiveson Figueiredo could be headed to bantamweight after this Saturday. ‘Deus Da Guerra’ has been out of action since his trilogy matchup with Brandon Moreno at UFC 270 last January. In that outing, the Brazilian made it 1-1-1 in the series, defeating ‘The Assassin Baby’ by unanimous decision. In the process, Figueiredo also reclaimed his 125-pound gold.
Deiveson Figueiredo vs. Brandon Moreno 4 targeted for UFC 283
Cole Shelton - September 26, 2022
Deiveson Figueiredo and Brandon Moreno will be fighting for the fourth time in January. According to MMA reporter Rodrigo Del Campo Gonzalez, Figueiredo and Moreno are targeted to fight at UFC 283 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on January 21. It’s uncertain if the fight will serve as the main event, but all signs point to the fight being made official soon.
Brandon Moreno accepts Deiveson Figueiredo's challenge to fight in Brazil: "I'm ready, let's go"
Josh Evanoff - August 1, 2022
UFC interim flyweight champion Brandon Moreno is willing to fight Deiveson Figueiredo on his home soil. ‘The Assassin Baby’ captured the gold with a stoppage win over Kai Kara-France on Saturday at UFC 277. The bout was a rematch of their previous encounter at UFC 245 in December 2019. That outing saw Moreno win a unanimous decision.
Deiveson Figueiredo reveals Brandon Moreno's demeanor calmed him down in UFC 277 face-off: "He was so sweet, it was contagious"
Josh Evanoff - August 1, 2022
UFC flyweight champion Deiveson Figueiredo has given his side of his confrontation with Brandon Moreno last Saturday. At UFC 277, ‘The Assassin Baby’ faced Kai Kara-France in the co-main event. It was a rematch of their previous encounter at UFC 245 in December 2019. That outing saw Moreno win by unanimous decision after a wild 15 minutes.
Deiveson Figueiredo sounds off after Joe Rogan dubs UFC 277 interim title bout “the real world title” fight: “I’m basically going to tell him what’s up, and what’s really going to happen”
Susan Cox - August 1, 2022
Dana White reacts to allowing Deiveson Figueiredo to confront Brandon Moreno at UFC 277: "Well, that was f*cking rude"
Fernando Quiles - July 31, 2022
UFC President Dana White second-guessed allowing Deiveson Figueiredo to enter the Octagon after Brandon Moreno’s UFC 277 victory. Moreno shared the Octagon with Kai Kara-France for the interim UFC Flyweight Championship. Moreno ended up winning the match after he landed a body kick and followed up with punches in the third round.
Deiveson Figueiredo wants the winner of Moreno-Kara France next in Brazil: "Face me here under my crowd"
Cole Shelton - July 29, 2022
Deiveson Figueiredo is hoping to fight the winner of Brandon Moreno vs. Kai Kara France 2 next time out. In the co-main event of UFC 277, the interim flyweight title is up for grabs as Moreno and Kara-France are set to rematch. It’s an intriguing matchup and one that is taking place due to the fact Figueiredo is out with an injury and is also in a contract dispute as he has been vocal about wanting more money.
Wallid Ismail opens up on his split with UFC flyweight champion Deiveson Figueiredo: “This vagabond has become a shameless bastard”
Susan Cox - July 15, 2022
Wallid Ismail is opening up about his split with UFC flyweight champion Deiveson Figueiredo. Figueiredo (21-2 MMA) has been recovering from a hand injury since he reclaimed the flyweight title against Brandon Moreno (19-6 MMA) in January of this year at UFC 270.
Deiveson Figueiredo has a change of heart on UFC 277’s interim flyweight title fight: “It is what it is, let them fight”
Harry Kettle - July 5, 2022
Deiveson Figueiredo has changed his tune regarding UFC 277’s interim title fight between Brandon Moreno and Kai Kara-France. Later this month at UFC 277, Brandon Moreno and Kai Kara-France will battle it out for the interim flyweight championship with the winner going on to face current champion Deiveson Figueiredo. As it turns out, the champ wasn’t too happy with this decision, to the point where he even threatened to leave the division.
Petr Yan claims no one at bantamweight wants to fight him, calls out Deiveson Figueiredo
Cole Shelton - June 23, 2022
Video | Dana White reacts to news that UFC flyweight champion Deiveson Figueiredo has threatened to leave the division
Christopher Taylor - June 10, 2022
Dana White was live on the air when he learned that UFC flyweight champion Deiveson Figueiredo was threatening to leave the division. Four days ago, Figueiredo (21-2-1 MMA) revealed that he was ‘very upset’ with the UFC for creating an interim flyweight title. In speaking with ‘MMA fighting‘ the reigning UFC flyweight champion said:
Chael Sonnen cautions Deiveson Figueiredo after the UFC flyweight champ threatens to leave the division without a pay raise: “Now it sounds like we need to strip you”
Harry Kettle - June 8, 2022
MMA analyst Chael Sonnen has warned Deiveson Figueiredo following his recent comments regarding a pay raise. Over the course of the last few years, Deiveson Figueiredo has established himself as one of the best flyweights in the world – and at UFC 270, he cemented his spot as the king of the division by winning the strap back from Brandon Moreno.