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Deiveson Figueiredo vs. Brandon Moreno 4 Is In The Work

Deiveson Figueiredo vs. Brandon Moreno 4 Is In The Work

Views: 101 | Updated On: | By Jitu Jangir

UFC has decided to go with Deiveson Figueiredo vs. Brandon Moreno 4 for the UFC flyweight title next, per Ariel Helwani.

The hope is to do it in July.

The showdown between these two, was first made at UFC 256. This was the UFC's fastest championship turnaround, at 21 days. After five rounds of back-and-forth fighting, the fight was declared a majority draw.

Figueiredo then faced Moreno in a rematch on June 12, 2021 at UFC 263. He lost the bout and the title via a rear-naked choke submission in round three.

A trilogy bout with Moreno for the UFC Flyweight Championship took place at UFC 270. Figueiredo trained with Henry Cejudo at Fight Ready to prepare for the fight. After knocking Moreno down multiple times, he won the bout via unanimous decision, becoming a two-time UFC Flyweight champion in the process. This fight earned him the Fight of the Night award.

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