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Henry Cejudo trashes flyweight title fight between Cody Garbrandt and Deiveson Figueiredo

Former UFC double champ Henry Cejudo trashed the upcoming flyweight title fight between Cody Garbrandt and Deiveson Figueiredo at UFC 255. The news broke on Friday that the UFC will …read more

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Deiveson Figueiredo vs. Cody Garbrandt, Valentina Shevchenko vs. Jennifer Maia set for UFC 255

Deiveson Figueiredo defends his flyweight title against Cody Garbrandt at UFC 255 on Nov. 21 | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

The UFC’s flyweight champions will be front and center …read more

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UFC 255 gets two flyweight title fights: Figueiredo vs. Garbrandt, Shevchenko vs. Maia

It’ll be a flyweight party this fall at UFC 255.
A pair of 125-pound belts will be on the line at the top of the card. Deiveson Figueiredo will put his …read more

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Both flyweight titles to be on the line at UFC 255

At UFC 255, male flyweight champion Deiveson Figueiredo will take on former bantamweight champ Cody Garbrandt and female flyweight champion Valentina Shevchenko will seek her fourth title defense against Jennifer …read more

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Deiveson Figueiredo vs. Cody Garbrandt, Valentina Shevchenko vs. Jennifer Maia added to UFC 255

Two flyweight title fights featuring Deiveson Figueiredo vs. Cody Garbrandt and Valentina Shevchenko vs. Jennifer Maia have been added to UFC 255. ESPN’s Brett Okamoto broke the news that the …read more

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BREAKING: Figueiredo vs. Garbrandt, Shevchenko vs. Maia Title Bouts Set For UFC 255

UFC 255 has two title fights on tap for Nov. 21. ESPN’s Brett Okamoto reports that UFC president Dana White has confirmed that Deiveson Figueiredo will put his flyweight championship …read more

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Deiveson Figueiredo: Cody Garbrandt flyweight title shot would be “unfair”

New UFC flyweight champion Deiveson Figueiredo says granting former bantamweight champion Cody Garbrandt a flyweight title shot would be “unfair.” Garbrandt, who enjoyed a brief reign as the UFC bantamweight …read more

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Deiveson Figueiredo says Cody Garbrandt title shot would be ‘unfair,’ issues warning to flyweight contenders

Deiveson Figueiredo claimed the flyweight belt with a dominant victory over Joseph Benavidez. | Guilherme Cruz, MMA Fighting

Deiveson Figueiredo received a hero’s welcome in his return to Brazil …read more

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Sean O’Malley jab at Cody Garbrandt starts Twitter sparring session

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Bantamweight standout Sean O’Malley wasn’t cheering Cody Garbrandt’s push for a flyweight title shot against Deiveson Figueiredo.
Since his fourth octagon win, a highlight-reel knockout …read more

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Manel Kape guarantees ‘100 percent I will smash’ Deiveson Figueiredo, welcomes Cody Garbrandt flyweight move

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Manel Kape isn’t lacking in confidence.
The RIZIN star, who awaits his UFC debut after joining the promotion in March, made a major splash in Japan …read more

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Cody Garbrandt wants next UFC flyweight title shot, explains why he'd beat Deiveson Figueiredo

Cody Garbrandt has sat atop the UFC bantamweight throne. Now, he has his eyes set on the UFC flyweight division and its champion Deiveson Figueiredo.
In an interview with ESPN on …read more

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Cody Garbrandt says he’s the number one contender at 125lbs, wants Deiveson Figueiredo next

Cody Garbrandt believes he is the number one contender at flyweight and wants the next title shot. After Deiveson Figueiredo beat Joseph Benavidez many wondered what would be next for …read more

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Alex Perez explains why he deserves title shot against Deiveson Figueiredo: “I’m finishing guys”

Alex Perez believes he should be getting the next flyweight title shot. At UFC Fight Island 2, a new flyweight champion was crowned as Deiveson Figueiredo submitted Joseph Benavidez in …read more

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Garbrandt wants to drop down, fight Figueiredo

Cody Garbrandt wants to drop down to flyweight to challenge Deiveson Figueiredo. …read more

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Posted on July 28, 2020, 9:16 pm By
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Alex Perez states case for title fight with Deiveson Figueiredo: ‘I’m finishing guys at 125’

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Alex Perez believes he should be the first to challenge new flyweight champion Deiveson Figueiredo.
Following Figueiredo’s incredible first-round finish of Joseph Benavidez in the UFC …read more

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Parade, Hero’s Welcome For Deiveson Figueiredo

Holy s—t that’s a lot of motorcycles! Newly-crowned Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) flyweight champion Deiveson Figueiredo is the talk of the town after winning the 125-pound title at UFC Fight …read more

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Brandon Moreno Calls For UFC Flyweight Title Shot, Believes He’d Finish Deiveson Figueiredo

Brandon Moreno believes he is next in line for the flyweight title. At UFC Fight Island 2, Deiveson Figueiredo submitted Joseph Benavidez in the first round to become the new …read more

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UFC on ESPN+ 30 medical suspensions: Luana Carolina faces 180 days after nasty kneebar

New UFC flyweight champion Deiveson Figueiredo won’t be held back by a medical suspension from his title conquest at UFC on ESPN+ 30.
On Wednesday, MMA Junkie obtained the full list …read more

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Megan Olivi praises husband Joseph Benavidez after Figueiredo loss

UFC commentator Megan Olivi has penned a warm message about her husband Joseph Benavidez after he lost a flyweight title fight to Deiveson Figueiredo. Benavidez met Figueiredo in the main …read more

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Henry Cejudo doesn’t believe “Rent A Champ” Deiveson Figueiredo will get past Askar Askarov

Former UFC flyweight champion Henry Cejudo isn’t impressed by the division’s new champion Deiveson Figueiredo, and thinks his championship reign will end against Askar Askarov. Cejudo last fought at UFC …read more

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UFC Flyweight Champion Deiveson Figueiredo Says He ‘Closed The Casket’ On Joseph Benavidez

UFC flyweight champion Deiveson Figueiredo says he took Joseph Benavidez’s soul and closed the casket. Figueiredo and Benavidez did battle in a rematch on July 18. The bout was contested …read more

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Deiveson Figueiredo says he ‘closed the casket’ on Joseph Benavidez

On UFC Fight Island in Abu Dhabi last weekend, Deiveson Figueiredo earned the flyweight with a win over Joseph Benavidez. He already headed back to his home turf of Brazil …read more

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Brandon Moreno dismisses Deiveson Figueiredo's dominance in UFC title win, calls for next shot

Brandon Moreno is confident he’ll be competing for UFC gold in his next bout.
The Mexican flyweight contender thinks it’s clear that he’s the next challenger for newly crowned flyweight champion …read more

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What’s next for Deiveson Figueiredo and Joseph Benavidez after UFC Fight Island 2?

In the main event of UFC Fight Island 2, Deiveson Figueiredo and Joseph Benavidez had an immediate rematch for the vacant flyweight title. The two fought back in February, where …read more

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Figueiredo says he took Benavidez’ soul: I ‘closed the casket’

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“His soul wasn’t in his body anymore. And then I took what was left and closed the casket.” Deiveson Figueiredo put …read more

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Even Without UFC Gold, Joseph Benavidez Is A Surefire Hall of Famer

If UFC Fight Island 2 was a Hollywood movie, Joseph Benavidez would’ve gotten his hand raised. He was 0-3 in UFC title fights and rematching Deiveson Figueiredo who had knocked …read more

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Report | Cody Garbrandt interested in dropping to flyweight for title fight with Deiveson Figueiredo

According to ESPN’s Brett Okamoto, bantamweight contender Cody Garbrandt may be interested in dropping down to flyweight in order to challenge Deiveson Figueiredo for the 125-pound title. “No Love” has …read more

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Fight Island 2: Bonus Coverage

Recap the bonus winners from Fight Island 2, featuring Deiveson Figueiredo claiming the flyweight title
Read the Full Article Here …read more

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Sean Shelby's Shoes: What's next for champ Deiveson Figueiredo after UFC on ESPN+ 30 win?

(ALSO SEE: Sean Shelby’s Shoes: What’s next for Joseph Benavidez after UFC on ESPN+ 30 loss?)
Deiveson Figueiredo left no doubt that he’s currently the top flyweight in the UFC when …read more

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Sean Shelby's Shoes: What's next for Joseph Benavidez after UFC on ESPN+ 30 loss?

(ALSO SEE: Sean Shelby’s Shoes: What’s next for Deiveson Figueiredo after UFC on ESPN+ 30 win?)
Joseph Benavidez suffered the worst kind of heartbreak on Saturday when his UFC title hopes …read more

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Joseph Benavidez Not Calling it a Career After Disheartening Loss: ‘I’m Not Going Out Like That’

Joseph Benavidez suffered yet another disappointing loss in a title bout at UFC Fight Night 172, this time in stunningly lopsided fashion to Deiveson Figueiredo in Abu Dhabi. …read more

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Benavidez on submission loss to Figueiredo: ‘I’m not going out like that’

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Joseph Benavidez reflects on his brutal submission loss to Deiveson Figueiredo at UFC Fight Night 172. Not like this.
Joseph Benavidez knows …read more

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Joseph Benavidez Speaks On UFC on ESPN+ 30 Loss To Deiveson Figueiredo

Joseph Benavidez fell short in what was likely his final UFC title shot. Benavidez took on Deiveson Figueiredo in a rematch at UFC on ESPN+ 30. The bout was contested …read more

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Deiveson Figueiredo warns Demetrious Johnson against making a return to the UFC

New UFC flyweight champion Deiveson Figueiredo warned former long-time flyweight kingpin Demetrious Johnson about making a return to the UFC. Figueiredo won the vacant flyweight belt when he dominated Joseph …read more

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New champ Deiveson Figueiredo says he would knock out Demetrious Johnson if given chance

ABU DHABI – Deiveson Figueiredo’s has a two-fold plan as UFC champion.
After winning the vacant UFC flyweight championship at UFC on ESPN+ 30, Figueiredo (19-1 MMA, 8-1 UFC) told reporters …read more

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Joseph Benavidez: ‘I know that was my last title shot … but I don’t want to go out on that’

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Joseph Benavidez knew his rematch with Deiveson Figueiredo was do-or-die if he ever wanted to become UFC champion.
After coming up short …read more

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Dana White reacts to Deiveson Figueiredo’s “pure violence” victory over Joseph Benavidez

UFC President Dana White was very impressed by Deiveson Figueiredo’s title-earning victory over Joseph Benavidez this evening. In the main event of UFC Fight Island 2, Figueiredo and Benavidez collided …read more

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Dana White praises new UFC flyweight champ Deiveson Figueiredo, says division will stay put

ABU DHABI – The UFC has a new 125-pound king – and Dana White is impressed.
After UFC flyweight champion Deiveson Figueiredo brutalized and submitted multi-time title challenger Joseph Benavidez at …read more

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UFC Fight Island -- Who's next for Deiveson Figueiredo, plus Fight Night surprises

In a night full of flyweight action, one stood out above the rest. Deiveson Figueiredo is leaving Fight Island with the gold and a list of potential title challengers. …read more

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UFC Fight Island -- Fighters react to Deiveson Figueiredo's dominant flyweight title win

Deiveson Figueiredo wowed many of his peers after capturing the flyweight title on Fight Island. …read more

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UFC on ESPN+ 30 bonuses: Deiveson Figueiredo's title victory nets extra $50K

Deiveson Figueiredo’s performance at UFC on ESPN+ 30 was a tour de force, as he dominated his main event fight against Joseph Benavidez from wire to wire to claim the …read more

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Joseph Benavidez issues statement following loss to Deiveson Figueiredo: “I’m not going out like that”

Joseph Benavidez received another shot at UFC gold when he squared off with Deiveson Figueiredo in tonight’s UFC Fight Island 2 headliner. The bout marked Benavidez’s fourth career shot at …read more

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UFC Fight Night 172 Bonuses: Figueiredo, Fiziev, Diakiese, Lipski Receive $50K Checks

Not only did Deiveson Figueiredo claim the vacant flyweight belt on Saturday night, but he’s also $50,000 richer for his work. …read more

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Deiveson Figueiredo earns a bonus with the flyweight belt at UFC on ESPN+ 30

The Ultimate Fighting Championship announced the recipients of the performance-based bonuses following Saturday’s UFC on ESPN+ 30: Figueiredo vs. Benavidez 2 event in Abu Dhabi. Newly crowned flyweight champion Deiveson …read more

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Deiveson Figueiredo becomes flyweight champ, puts Joe Benavidez to sleep at UFC on ESPN+ 30

Deiveson Figueiredo finally claimed the UFC flyweight title with his second win over Joseph Benavidez in less than five months.
Figueiredo left no doubts and no controversy at UFC on ESPN+ …read more

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Henry Cejudo reacts to Deiveson Figueiredo’s submission victory over Joseph Benavidez

Former flyweight champion Henry Cejudo was clearly watching tonight’s UFC Fight Island 2 main event between Deiveson Figueiredo and Joseph Benavidez. Figueiredo and Benavidez were squaring off for a second …read more

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Deiveson Figueiredo puts on savage performance, chokes out Joseph Benavidez to become UFC flyweight champion

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A new flyweight champion has finally been crowned, and his name is Deiveson Figueiredo.
It’s been a long road to the gold …read more

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UFC Fight Island 2 in tweets: Pros react to Deiveson Figueiredo flyweight title win, Jack Hermansson’s heel hook

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The UFC’s third card on Yas Island is officially a wrap.
With the men’s 125-pound division still without a champion, fans were …read more

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UFC on ESPN+ 30 results: Deiveson Figueiredo rolls over Joseph Benavidez, wins flyweight belt

This time around, the winner got the trophy.
Deiveson Figueiredo defeated Joseph Benavidez with a second-round TKO on Feb. 29 in a match expected to fill the vacant flyweight title. But …read more

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New UFC champ! Watch Figueiredo vs Benavidez 2 fight highlights

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Watch videos from the UFC flyweight title rematch. Deiveson Figueiredo and Joseph Benavidez’s first bout had some controversy coming from the …read more

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Twitter reacts to Deiveson Figueiredo's title-winning finish of Joseph Benavidez at UFC on ESPN+ 30

Deiveson Figueiredo made sure he was winning the vacant flyweight title this time around when he beat Joseph Benavidez in the UFC on ESPN+ 30 headliner.
After scoring a knockout of …read more

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Pros react to Joseph Benavidez vs. Deiveson Figueiredo 2 at UFC Fight Island

Deiveson Figueiredo and Joseph Benavidez once again squared off for the promotions vacant flyweight title at tonight’s UFC Fight Island 2 event. The flyweight standouts, Figueiredo and Benavidez, had first …read more

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UFC Fight Island 2 live blog: Deiveson Figueiredo vs. Joseph Benavidez

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This is the UFC Fight Island live blog for Deiveson Figueiredo vs. Joseph Benavidez, the flyweight headliner for Saturday’s fight card …read more

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UFC Fight Island 2: ‘Figueiredo vs. Benavidez 2’ Live Results and Highlights

The Octagon remains on Yas Island for tonight’s UFC Fight Island 2 event, a twelve-bout fight card headlined by a rematch between Deiveson Figueiredo and Joseph Benavidez. The flyweight standouts, …read more

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Joseph Benavidez Wants To Embarrass Deiveson Figueiredo At UFC on ESPN+ 30

Joseph Benavidez is hoping to not only become UFC flyweight champion tonight (July 18), but he wants to embarrass Deiveson Figueiredo. Back in February, Benavidez and Figueiredo competed in a …read more

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UFC Fight Night: Benavidez vs. Figueiredo 2 -- Live results from Fight Island

Follow all the action live from Fight Island, including Joseph Benavidez and Deiveson Figueiredo battling for the flyweight title. …read more

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Deiveson Figueiredo vs. Joseph Benavidez 1 full fight video

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The Deiveson Figueiredo vs. Joseph Benavidez full fight video features the first encounter earlier this year between the top flyweights.
In the …read more

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UFC Fight Island 2 Clash: Figueiredo Vs. Benavidez 2!

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Flyweight contenders Deiveson Figueiredo and Joseph Benavidez will rematch TONIGHT (July 18, 2020) from “Fight Island” in …read more

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UFC odds: Figueiredo favored to finish Benavidez again

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Check out the betting odds for Saturday’s UFC Fight Island 2 card, where Deiveson Figueiredo is favored over Joseph Benavidez in …read more

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UFC on ESPN+ 30 free fight: Deiveson Figueiredo knocks out Joseph Benavidez

Deiveson Figueiredo may not have walked away with the UFC title, but he was still able to deliver a championship-level performance at UFC on ESPN+ 27.
Figueiredo (18-1 MMA, 7-1 UFC) …read more

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Joseph Benavidez understands the gravity of fourth UFC flyweight title fight in his career

Joseph Benavidez | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

When Joseph Benavidez faced off with Deiveson Figueiredo back in February, he was already looking at that fight as his last opportunity …read more

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Benavidez on Figueiredo: ‘I want to shut him up, I just don’t like him’

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Joseph Benavidez’s rematch this weekend against Deiveson Figueiredo is personal for “Joey B”. Joseph Benavidez is rarely bothered by his opponents …read more

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Defining Fights: UFC on ESPN+ 30's Deiveson Figueiredo

Flyweight contender Deiveson Figueiredo will attempt to register back-to-back victories over rival Joseph Benavidez, and in the process capture the UFC flyweight title on “UFC Fight Island” on Saturday night.
Figueiredo …read more

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UFC Fight Island 2 Video! Watch Figueiredo’s Best Octagon Finishes

Sergei Belski-USA TODAY Sports

Some may already consider Deiveson Figueiredo the UFC flyweight champion since he finished Joseph Benavidez back in February, but the Brazilian knockout artist failed to …read more

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Deiveson Figueiredo claims Joseph Benavidez 'can easily get knocked out'

ABU DHABI — You can’t blame Deiveson Figueiredo for being confident going into his UFC on ESPN+ 30 main event against Joseph Benavidez.
For one thing, Figueiredo (18-1 MMA, 7-1 UFC) …read more

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Dana White: Booking Deiveson Figueiredo vs. Joseph Benavidez 2 Was A ‘No Brainer’

For UFC president Dana White, booking Deiveson Figueiredo vs. Joseph Benavidez II was never in question. Figueiredo and Benavidez collided back in February. The bout was supposed to be for …read more

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UFC Fight Night 172 Weigh-ins: Flyweight Title Rematch Official as All Fighters Make Weight

There were no complications this time as Deiveson Figueiredo and Joseph Benavidez will once again face off for the vacant Ultimate Fighting Championship flyweight championship at UFC Fight Night 172. …read more

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Joseph Benavidez plans to make Deiveson Figueiredo “cry and be embarrassed” in title fight rematch

Joseph Benavidez has bad intentions for Deiveson Figueiredo on Yas Island. In the main event of UFC Fight Island 2, Benavidez and Figueiredo are having an immediate rematch. The two …read more

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UFC Fight Island 2 - New Blood! Unbeaten Big Men, Standout Small Men

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Fight Island’s eternally-shifting line up welcomes another four newcomers this Saturday (July 18, 2020) before Deiveson Figueiredo and Joseph Benavidez duke …read more

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Defining Fights: UFC on ESPN+ 30's Joseph Benavidez

Longtime flyweight contender Joseph Benavidez will look to capture his first UFC title when he faces Brazilian contender Deiveson Figueiredo in the main event at “UFC Fight Island” on Saturday …read more

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Deiveson Figueiredo Expects To Be The Flyweight King

In the days leading up to his February clash with Joseph Benavidez for the vacant flyweight title, Deiveson Figueiredo radiated confidence.
Read the Full Article Here …read more

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Video: Deiveson Figueiredo says Joseph Benavidez can ‘easily be knocked out’

MMA Fighting

ABU DHABI — Ahead of his rematch with Joseph Benavidez at UFC Fight Island 2, Deiveson Figueiredo talks to the media about making weight under difficult circumstances, …read more

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UFC on ESPN+ 30 predictions: Can Joseph Benavidez top Deiveson Figueiredo in rematch?

Figueiredo
vs.
Benavidez
Gastelum
vs.
Hermansson
Diakiese
vs.
Fiziev
Carolina
vs.
Lipski
Askarov
vs.
Pantoja

MMA Junkie readers’
consensus picks
2020: 60-36

Figueiredo
(58%)

Gastelum
(57%)

Diakiese
(78%)

Lipski
(51%)

Pantoja
(71%)

Dan Tom
@DanTomMMA
2020: 78-28

Benavidez

Gastelum

Diakiese

Lipski

Pantoja

Nolan King
@mma_kings
2020: 78-28

Figueiredo

Hermansson

Diakiese

Lipski

Pantoja

Farah Hannoun
@Farah_Hannoun
2020: 77-29

Figueiredo

Hermansson

Diakiese

Lipski

Pantoja

Mike Bohn
@MikeBohnMMA
2020: 75-31
2014 Champion

Benavidez

Gastelum

Diakiese

Lipski

Pantoja

Simon Samano
@SJSamano
2020: 74-32

Benavidez

Gastelum

Diakiese

Carolina

Askarov

Simon Head
@simonhead
2020: 73-33
2019 Champion*

Benavidez

Gastelum

Diakiese

Lipski

Askarov

Brian Garcia
@thegoze
2020: 72-34
2017 Champion

Benavidez

Gastelum

Diakiese

Carolina

Askarov

Dave Doyle
@davedoylemma
2020: 70-36

Benavidez

Hermansson

Diakiese

Lipski

Pantoja

Danny Segura
@dannyseguratv
2020: 70-36

Figueiredo

Gastelum

Diakiese

Lipski

Pantoja

Ken …read more

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Alexandre Pantoja rooting for Deiveson Figueiredo to win so they can run things back

ABU DHABI – Alexandre Pantoja wants nothing more than to avenge his loss to Deiveson Figueiredo.
Pantoja has won four of his past five, with his lone loss coming by decision …read more

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UFC on ESPN+ 30: Figueiredo vs. Benavidez weigh-in face-offs video

The UFC on ESPN+ 30 main event rematch between Deiveson Figueiredo and Joseph Benavidez got the green light on Friday. The two weighed in, setting up a fight that will …read more

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UFC Fight Night 172 Weigh-in Results: Flyweight Title Rematch Official as All Fighters Make Weight

There were no complications this time as Deiveson Figueiredo and Joseph Benavidez will once again face off for the vacant Ultimate Fighting Championship flyweight championship at UFC Fight Night 172. …read more

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Pro fighters make their picks for Deiveson Figueiredo vs. Joseph Benavidez 2 title fight

In the main event of UFC Fight Island 2, Deiveson Figueiredo and Joseph Benavidez are having an immediate rematch for the vacant flyweight title. Heading into the fight, the Brazilian, …read more

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UFC on ESPN+ 30: Figueiredo vs. Benavidez weigh-in video

Barring any unforeseen issues, the UFC on ESPN+ 30 main event rematch between Deiveson Figueiredo and Joseph Benavidez is a go. The two weighed in on Friday, setting up a …read more

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Video: No scale drama this time for Deiveson Figueiredo, Joseph Benavidez at UFC on ESPN+ 30

ABU DHABI – This time around, the UFC’s flyweight title won’t have any drama attached to it.
Deiveson Figueiredo (18-1 MMA, 7-1 UFC) and Joseph Benavidez (28-6 MMA, 15-4 UFC) meet …read more

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UFC on ESPN+ 30 weigh-in results: Clear of Covid and the scale, Figueiredo vs. Benavidez set

The UFC on ESPN+ 30 main event rematch between Deiveson Figueiredo and Joseph Benavidez got the green light on Friday.
Figueiredo and Benavidez first met to determine a new UFC …read more

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UFC Fight Island 2 weigh-in results: Deiveson Figueiredo hits the mark for flyweight title fight

Deiveson Figueiredo | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

This time, Deiveson Figueiredo will be fighting for a UFC title.
At Friday’s official weigh-ins for UFC Fight Island 2, Figueiredo hit the …read more

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Deiveson Figueiredo passes multiple COVID-19 tests, cleared to leave quarantine ahead of weigh-ins

Guilherme Cruz, MMA Fighting

ABU DHABI — Deiveson Figueiredo’s COVID-19 drama is almost rearview mirror after the UFC flyweight contender successfully passed multiple tests since landing in the United …read more

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Deiveson Figueiredo confident he will make weight, promises to KO Joseph Benavidez again

Deiveson Figueiredo is confident he will beat Joseph Benavidez again and make weight in the process. In the main event of UFC Fight Island 2, Figueiredo and Benavidez are running …read more

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UFC on ESPN+ 30's Deiveson Figueiredo says he's not worried about missing weight again

ABU DHABI — Deiveson Figueiredo scored an impressive finish of Joseph Benavidez on Feb. 29, finishing a well-regarded, veteran competitor in the second round of their fight.
It should have also …read more

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Free Fight: Figueiredo Smashes Benavidez, Still Goes Home Without A Title

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Joseph Benavidez and Deiveson Figueiredo will run it back for the vacant Flyweight title this Sat. night (July 18, 2020) at …read more

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UFC on ESPN+ 30: Joseph Benavidez Dislikes Deiveson Figueiredo But It Isn’t Personal

Joseph Benavidez says that even though he dislikes Deiveson Figueiredo, there’s no personal feud here. Benavidez is set to take on Figueiredo for a second time on July 18 for …read more

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Daico: ‘Easy’ Weight Cut Won’t Interfere With Benavidez Rematch

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If No. 1-ranked flyweight contender Deiveson Figueiredo had correctly managed his weight cut, he would already be holding the 125-pound title. …read more

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Joseph Benavidez believes this is his last UFC title shot (UFC Fight Island)

Joseph Benavidez fell short of winning the vacant UFC bantamweight champion in his first meeting with Deiveson Figueiredo earlier this year in February. He has the opportunity to run that …read more

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Watch Deiveson Figueiredo vs. Joseph Benavidez 1 ahead of their UFC Fight Island rematch

Ahead of their rematch at UFC on ESPN+ 30 on Fight Island, watch the first fight between Deiveson Figueiredo and Joseph Benavidez in February.
Figueiredo missed weight for the first fight, …read more

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Deiveson Figueiredo predicts an ‘easy’ weight cut for rematch with Joseph Benavidez

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Deiveson Figueiredo is well aware that all eyes will be on him during the official weigh-ins on Friday as he prepares for his title fight …read more

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Live! ‘Figueiredo Vs Benavidez’ Media Day!

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) will once again ask top flyweight contenders Deiveson Figueiredo and Joseph Benavidez to slug it out …read more

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Deiveson Figueiredo targets historic submission of Joseph Benavidez at UFC on ESPN+ 30

Deiveson Figueiredo is looking to stop Joseph Benavidez again, but this time he wants to make history in the process.
Figueiredo (18-1 MMA, 7-1 UFC) rematches Benavidez (28-6 MMA, 15-4 UFC) …read more

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Video: Figueiredo arrives on ‘Fight Island,’ vows to finish Benavidez and win UFC belt

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ABU DHABI — It took longer than he wanted, but Deiveson Figueiredo has finally arrived on “Fight Island” for his flyweight title rematch with Joseph …read more

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Deiveson Figueiredo cleared to fly to Abu Dhabi for UFC flyweight championship fight

UFC flyweight contender Deiveson Figueiredo has been cleared to fly to Abu Dhabi despite an initial COVID-19 test that returned a positive result.
Figueiredo is slated to face Joseph Benavidez in …read more

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Deiveson Figueiredo Cleared to Travel to Abu Dhabi; Flyweight Title Fight Still On

It appears that Deiveson Figueiredo will still have a chance to capture the UFC flyweight title on Saturday. …read more

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Deiveson Figueiredo cleared to travel to ‘Fight Island,’ still required to pass more COVID-19 tests

Deiveson Figueiredo | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Deiveson Figueiredo has cleared at least one obstacle in his path as he prepares to face Joseph Benavidez for the vacant flyweight …read more

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Deiveson Figueiredo says ‘there’s no way’ he has COVID-19: ‘My body is clean’ for UFC title fight

Deiveson Figueiredo hopes to fly to Abu Dhabi and face Joseph Benavidez on July 18. | Jose Youngs, MMA Fighting

Deiveson Figueiredo is confident he won’t miss his UFC …read more

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Figueiredo tests positive for COVID-19, UFC title bout in jeopardy

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Flyweight title challenger Deiveson Figueiredo tested positive for COVID-19, but the fight is not officially off yet. Yet another Brazilian fighter …read more

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Deiveson Figueiredo tests positive for COVID-19; title fight with Joseph Benavidez in jeopardy

COVID-19 has put a UFC main event title fight in jeopardy for the second time in as many weeks
Deiveson Figueiredo, who was scheduled to meet Joseph Benavidez in the headline …read more

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Deiveson Figueiredo vs. Joseph Benavidez in jeopardy, Pantoja on standby as short notice replacement

Deiveson Figueiredo may not get a chance to run things back with Joseph Benavidez. In the main event of a UFC Fight Island card on July 18, Figueiredo is set …read more

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