A UFC Flyweight Championship trilogy bout between current champion Brandon Moreno and former champion Deiveson Figueiredo served the co-main event of UFC 270.
The pairing first met at UFC 256 on December 12, 2020, which ended in a majority draw (Figueiredo retained the title). Their second meeting took place at UFC 263 on June 12, 2021 where Moreno captured the title by submission in the third round. The rematch was originally expected to take place at UFC 269, but it was moved to UFC 270.
At UFC 270 Deiveson Figueiredo defeated Brandon Moreno (c) via Decision (unanimous) (48–47, 48–47, 48–47) to become the new Flyweight champion.
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