Brandon Moreno Vs Deiveson Figueiredo Ufc 270Nevertheless, this fight will be the third meeting for these fighters. Previously Moreno fought Figueiredo at UFC 256 in December 2020, which was a draw. Later they met again at UFC 263 in June 2021 and Moreno won the bout. Now the duo fought for the third time at UFC 270 in the co-main event spot. This fight was again a war between two of the best flyweight in the world. Deiveson Figueiredo won the bout via unanimous decision, becoming a two-time UFC Flyweight champion in the process.
The third round saw both fighters land heavy power shots. A left hand from Moreno wobbled Figueiredo, but Figueiredo fired back with more leg kicks and a big right hand that dropped the champion with seconds left in the round. Figueiredo started to gain momentum in the fourth with more attacks to Moreno’s lower leg and a few good combinations. Moreno hung in the pocket, but struggled to land at the volume he did earlier in the fight. The Mexican flyweight lost his UFC title to the man he won it from in Saturday’s UFC 270 co-main event in Anaheim, Calif. Moreno ( MMA, UFC) lost a unanimous decision to Figueiredo ( MMA, UFC) with scores from all three judges.
He found himself without having done anything significant by the end of round one and desperately trying to play catch up which evidently ended up with him walking directly into a jab and being caught coming in anyway. The trilogy rematch with Figueiredo for the UFC Flyweight Championship was scheduled to take place on December 11, 2021 at UFC 269 initially, but it was moved to UFC 270 as the co-main event. In 2020, Deiveson Figueiredo put the UFC flyweight title on the line against Brandon Moreno.
He is coming off a win at UFC 263 where he landed 71 total strikes and 55 percent of significant strikes. Moreno still hasn’t lost a fight since UFC Fight Night 129. Moreno is an energetic, tough Mexican fighter who won’t get outworked in the Brandon Moreno vs. Deiveson Figueiredo 3 octagon. He is a black belt in BJJ, has 10 career submission wins, and his scrambling ability is as good as it gets in this division. Moreno can reverse position quickly and does a good job of fighting the hands in his takedown defense.
Pro fighters make their picks for Brandon Moreno vs.... For the third time in history, Mexican Brandon Moreno and Brazilian Deiveson Figueiredo will face each other inside the cage to fight for the UFC Flyweight title. The Mexican Moreno has a record of 19 wins , five losses and two draws. He also has not lost since May 19, 2018 when he lost to Brazilian Alexandre Pantoja.
The historical trends indicate that backing the fighter who won the previous bout is the wise decision once the rematch takes place. Blindly backing this trend may prove unwise, given Figueiredo would have secured a unanimous victory in the first bout if not for a point reduction, thus showcasing he has the necessary skills to secure the win. However, in the second matchup, Moreno looked to be the faster, better conditioned, and just the notch better in every aspect of the fight when compared to the former champion. For this reason, I am quite confident in my backing of Moreno against Figueiredo. Moreover, I anticipate this bout reassembly the second matchup of Moreno keeping the pace of the fight at a high rate which will inherently attack the biggest weakness of Figueiredo – cardio.
Moreno’s confidence will be at an all-time high but the always professional will still give Figueiredo the respect he deserves and stay on his toes. Get all the latest sports news, videos, and opinions on copyright, UFC, F1, Tennis, Football and other sports. Upon checking the judges’ scorecard it was learnt that two judges Sal D’Amato and Junichiro Kamijo had scored a draw, whereas one judge, Derek Cleary had marked a win for Figueiredo. The fight went the full five rounds, and the judges were still not able to separate the two in the end as the match ended in a majority draw. Brandon Moreno vs. Deiveson Figueiredo’s complete match video options the primary two clashes between the flyweight stars. My name is Adrian Hernandez and I will be your host for this game.
Figureido suggested that the fourth fight happen next and that it happen in Mexico. The UFC’s first title fight of 2022 could serve up one of the most exciting championship matchups of the year as Brandon Moreno and Deiveson Figueiredo get set to throw down for the third time. Las Vegas, NV — Deiveson Figueiredo successfully defended his flyweight title for the first time at UFC 255, executing a slick guillotine submission against Alex Perez. Brandon Moreno looks to defend his title for the first time after a dominant second fight against Deiveson Figueiredo.
“The UFC flyweight title rematch between Deiveson Figueiredo and Brandon Moreno is set for June 12, per multiple sources,” Helwani wrote on social media. Moreno will fight for the first time since he submitted the Brazilian via rear-naked choke in the third round of their rematch in June 2021 for the UFC flyweight title. A UFC Flyweight Championship trilogy bout is scheduled as the UFC 270 co-main event this Saturday night in Anaheim, California. In an extremely close fight, Deiveson Figueiredo won a unanimous decision over Mexico's Brandon Moreno in the UFC 270 main event.