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Deiveson Figueiredo vows to knockout “mentally fragile” Cody Garbrandt at UFC 300

Susan Cox - April 2, 2024

Deiveson Figueiredo is vowing to knockout ‘mentally fragile’ Cody Garbrandt at UFC 300. UFC 300 takes place on Saturday, April 13th at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada.

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Sean O'Malley was surprised that Cody Garbrandt called for Deiveson Figueiredo fight

Harry Kettle - January 17, 2024

UFC bantamweight champion Sean O’Malley has expressed his surprise at Cody Garbrandt calling for a fight with Deiveson Figueiredo. For the longest time now, Cody Garbrandt has been facing an uphill battle. While he’s a former champion at 135 pounds, he’s had to deal with a lot of setbacks in the form of big defeats in the Ultimate Fighting Championship. However, after a return to knockout form last year, ‘No Love’ made it crystal clear that he believes he has another title run in him in the near future.

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Cody Garbrandt set to fight Deiveson Figueiredo in battle of former champions at UFC 300

Cole Shelton - January 11, 2024

A battle of former champions will go down at UFC 300 as Cody Garbrandt will take on Deiveson Figueiredo. According to Brazilian outlet AGFight, Garbrandt and Figueiredo are set to fight at UFC 300 on April 13 at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada.

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Sean O'Malley

UFC Austin Winner Deiveson Figueiredo sends warning to Sean O'Malley: "I'd finish him"

Fernando Quiles - December 3, 2023

Deiveson Figueiredo has made a successful bantamweight debut and he already has a warning for UFC champion Sean O’Malley. Figueiredo took on Rob Font on the main card of UFC Austin this past Saturday (December 2). The former UFC flyweight titleholder earned a unanimous decision victory over Font, who entered the bout as the number eight-ranked bantamweight.

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Deiveson Figueiredo books December bantamweight debut against Rob Font

Josh Evanoff - September 22, 2023

Former UFC flyweight champion Deiveson Figueiredo will face Robt Font in December. ‘Deus da Guerra’ has been out of action since his fourth fight with Brandon Moreno in January. There, he suffered a third-round stoppage to lose his flyweight gold. Following the defeat, Deiveson Figueiredo announced his plans to head to bantamweight, leading to callouts from Rob Font and others.

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Dominick Cruz

Report | Deiveson Figueiredo targeted to move up to bantamweight to face former UFC champion Dominick Cruz

Cole Shelton - July 6, 2023

Deiveson Figueiredo will be moving up to bantamweight. According to Brazilian outlet Quinto Quarto, Figueiredo has verbally agreed to move up to bantamweight to face former UFC bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz in September. The exact date of the fight is not known at this time, but that should be finalized in the next few days, according to Figueiredo.

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Manel Kape

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
Manel Kape

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’.

Deiveson Figueiredo, Henry Cejudo
Manel Kape

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.

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Deiveson Figueiredo calls to face Dominick Cruz in bantamweight debut: "Would be a great first fight"

Josh Evanoff - March 8, 2023

Former UFC flyweight champion Deiveson Figueiredo has an opponent in mind for his return. ‘Deus Da Guerra’ has been out of action since his fourth meeting with Brandon Moreno in January. The bout was a historic one, as it was the first time in promotional history two fighters had competed against each other four times. Sadly, it didn’t end well for the Brazilian.

Deiveson Figueiredo, Brandon Moreno
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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.

Jamahal Hill, Glover Teixeira, UFC 283
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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.

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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.

Deiveson Figueiredo, Brandon Moreno
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UFC 283 | Pro fighters make their picks for Deiveson Figueiredo vs. Brandon Moreno 4 title fight

Cole Shelton - January 19, 2023

In the co-main event of UFC 283, the flyweight title is up for grabs as Deiveson Figueiredo looks to defend his strap as he and Brandon Moreno settle the score as they fight for the fourth time. Figueiredo enters the fight as a +102 underdog while the Mexican is a -130 favorite on FanDuel. Ahead of the fight, reached out to several fighters to get their prediction for the scrap. The fighters are nearly unanimous in thinking Moreno gets it done and becomes the champ again, in likely another competitive fight.

Zhang Weili, Henry Cejudo, UFC 268
Henry Cejudo

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, Brandon Moreno
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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.

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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.

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Joe Rogan

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

Deiveson Figueiredo has sounded off after Joe Rogan dubbed the UFC 277 interim flyweight title bout ‘the real world title’ fight. It was during the preliminary broadcast of UFC 277 that Joe Rogan called the co-main event between Brandon Moreno (20-6 MMA) and Kai Kara-France (24-10 MMA) for the interim flyweight championship ‘the real title fight’.

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