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Deiveson Figueiredo to Leave Team Alpha Male Due to Training Conflict at Flyweight

Deiveson Figueiredo will have to look elsewhere to get the high-level training partners he desires. …read more

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Brandon Moreno: Deiveson Figueiredo Needs Another Win Before Receiving Title Shot

Brandon Moreno doesn’t sound as though he believes a trilogy with Deiveson Figueiredo will be his next move. …read more

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Brandon Moreno: Deiveson Figueiredo needs to earn rematch, but Cody Garbrandt a good name

LOS ANGELES – UFC flyweight champion Brandon Moreno would like to return to the octagon in November against a new challenger. An immediate rematch with Deiveson Figueiredo is not on …read more

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Figueiredo Calls For Moreno ‘Trilogy Fight’

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Deiveson Figueiredo is not done with Brandon Moreno after losing his UFC Flyweight title at UFC 263. Deiveson Figueiredo wants …read more

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UFC flyweight champion Brandon Moreno eyes November return, not keen on Deiveson Figueiredo trilogy

LOS ANGELES – Brandon Moreno knows there are many options for his first title defense – and he has preferences.
The newly-crowned UFC flyweight champion is looking to get back in …read more

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Moreno: Figueiredo needs more for title rematch

UFC flyweight champion Brandon Moreno said he’s open to a third fight against Deiveson Figueiredo, but that the former champ needs to do more in order to get a shot …read more

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Deiveson Figueiredo calls for trilogy fight with Brandon Moreno next

The former kingpin of the 125lbs division, Deiveson Figueiredo called for the trilogy fight with UFC flyweight champion Brandon Moreno next. Figueiredo and Moreno have fought twice in the past …read more

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Deiveson Figueiredo and Wallid Ismail call for trilogy bout with Brandon Moreno

Deiveson Figueiredo wants to run it back a third time.

In a video posted to Ariel Helwani’s Instagram, the former flyweight champion and his manager Wallid Ismail said they want a …read more

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Francisco Figueiredo ‘very motivated’ to silence critics after brother Deiveson’s title loss

Deiveson and Francisco Figueiredo | Photo via Francisco Figueiredo

Brandon Moreno dethroned Deiveson Figueiredo as UFC flyweight champion in June, and the former titleholder’s brother …read more

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Brandon Moreno Reveals What Figueiredo Must Do Before Trilogy Fight

UFC Flyweight Champion Brandon Moreno has revealed what Deiveson Figueiredo has do in order to earn a trilogy fight. Moreno was crowned champion when he defeated the Brazilian at UFC …read more

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Figueiredo and Moreno Both Agree Trilogy Fight Is Possible

Former UFC flyweight champion Deiveson Figueiredo and the current 125lbs champ Brandon Moreno believe a rubber match could be in the cards. After the smoke cleared at UFC 263: Adesanya …read more

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Brandon Moreno lists potential opponents for first flyweight title defense, Cody Garbrandt on the list

UFC flyweight champion Brandon Moreno listed potential opponents for his first flyweight title defense and Cody Garbrandt on the list. Moreno submitted Deiveson Figueiredo in the third round with a …read more

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UFC 263 medical suspensions: Moreno among three facing six-month layoffs

Brandon Moreno after submitting Deiveson Figueiredo at UFC 263

Three fighters who competed at UFC 263 may face as much as six months away from …read more

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Deiveson Figueiredo issues statement following loss at UFC 263, promises to make another title run: “I will definitely work hard to win the belt again”

Former UFC flyweight champion Deiveson Figueiredo issued a statement following his loss at UFC 263 and he promised to make another title run. Figueiredo was stopped in the third round …read more

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Brandon Moreno reflects on accomplishing his “dream of 15 years” after winning flyweight title at UFC 263

New UFC flyweight champion Brandon Moreno reflected on accomplishing his “dream of 15 years” after winning the 125lbs title at UFC 263. Moreno submitted his rival Deiveson Figueiredo in the …read more

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Video: Can Brandon Moreno stay champ long enough to become UFC's Mexican star?

Brandon Moreno made history Saturday when he became the first Mexico-born champion in UFC history.
At UFC 263, Moreno (19-5-2 MMA, 8-2-2 UFC) submitted Deiveson Figueiredo (20-2-1 MMA, 9-2-1 UFC) with …read more

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Brandon Moreno believes Deiveson Figueiredo lost fight at UFC 263 presser, hedges on rematch

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Newly minted UFC flyweight Brandon Moreno isn’t particularly compelled by a third fight against Deiveson Figueiredo.
“Maybe,” he said Tuesday …read more

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Deiveson Figueiredo mulling bantamweight move after losing flyweight title at UFC 263

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Deiveson Figueiredo has had really though weigh cuts. Could Deiveson Figueiredo move up and pursue a second title in another …read more

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Deiveson Figueiredo considering a move to bantamweight if the UFC does not offer trilogy fight with Brandon Moreno

Deiveson Figueiredo is contemplating a move up to bantamweight if the UFC doesn’t offer him a trilogy bout against Brandon Moreno. After an enticing majority draw in their first fight …read more

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Deiveson Figueiredo, Management Seek Immediate Trilogy with Brandon Moreno

If he gets his way, Deiveson Figueiredo will have a third meeting with Brandon Moreno in the near future. …read more

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UFC 263 Final fight stats: Brandon Moreno shuts down Deiveson Figueiredo in rematch

Brandon Moreno submitted Deiveson Figueiredo at UFC 263

Figueiredo’s offense dropped significantly from first bout against Moreno. The UFC crowned a new flyweight champion on …read more

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Deiveson Figueiredo felt 'very bad' prior to UFC 263, angles for trilogy vs. Brandon Moreno

Deiveson Figueiredo credits Brandon Moreno for the performance he put on at UFC 263, but the ex-champion says he wasn’t feeling himself when he lost the title.
As he left the …read more

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Deiveson Figueiredo doesn’t rule out move to bantamweight after rough weight cut for UFC 263

Deiveson Figueiredo says he struggled to make championship weight for UFC 263. | Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Deiveson Figueiredo has decisions to make after …read more

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Posted on June 14, 2021, 5:16 pm By
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Watch Brandon Moreno's gym erupt after his UFC 263 title win

Brandon Moreno has done his home country of Mexico and those around him proud.
Moreno became the first Mexico-born fighter to win a UFC title when he submitted Deiveson Figueiredo in …read more

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Dana White admits he was surprised Brandon Moreno beat Deiveson Figueiredo at UFC 263: “I was wrong”

UFC president Dana White admitted that he was surprised Brandon Moreno beat Deiveson Figueiredo at UFC 263, further admitting “I was wrong.” Moreno submitted Figueiredo in the third round with …read more

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Brandon Moreno Shares How Namajunas Inspired Him Prior To Title Win

UFC Flyweight Champion Brandon Moreno has revealed how Rose Namajunas inspired him prior to his title victory at UFC 263. In a highly-anticipated rematch against Deiveson Figueiredo last weekend, Moreno …read more

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Figueiredo Blames Weight Cut For Moreno Loss

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Former UFC flyweight champion Deiveson Figueiredo believes a bad weight cut contributed to his submission loss …read more

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Moreno Scores Championship Mural

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To the victor belong the spoils. Newly-crowned flyweight champion Brandon Moreno recently had his championship victory over Deiveson Figueiredo, which came in the UFC …read more

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Deiveson Figueiredo admits he had bad weight cut, wants trilogy fight with Brandon Moreno after UFC 263

Former UFC flyweight champion Deiveson Figueiredo reacted after losing his belt to Brandon Moreno by third-round submission at UFC 263. Figueiredo entered the rematch with Moreno as the champion after …read more

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Henry Cejudo praises former training partner Brandon Moreno after winning flyweight title at UFC 263

Henry Cejudo praised his former training partner Brandon Moreno after winning the UFC flyweight title from Deiveson Figueiredo at UFC 263. Moreno finished Figueiredo in the third round with a …read more

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UFC 262 highlights & recap: Brandon Moreno subs Deiveson Figueiredo to take belt

Watch the UFC 262 highlights and recap from the flyweight championship bout between Deveison Figueiredo and Brandon Moreno from Saturday’s event at Gila River Arena in Glendale, Arizona. Moreno took …read more

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Moreno: Figueiredo’s Weight Cut & Pre-Fight Antics Both Unnecessary

Brandon Moreno isn’t sure of Deiveson Figueiredo’s weight cut and pre-fight antics following UFC 263.
Continue Reading Moreno: Figueiredo’s Weight Cut & Pre-Fight Antics Both Unnecessary at MMA News.
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Mick Maynard's Shoes: What's next for Brandon Moreno, Deiveson Figueiredo after UFC 263?

There was no controversy in the second encounter between Brandon Moreno and Deiveson Figueiredo in their UFC 263 flyweight title rematch.
After fighting to a draw in their initial meeting in …read more

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Moreno Says He Knew He’d Win Title After Figueiredo Pushed Him at Press Conference

According to Brandon Moreno, there was just something different in the lead-up to his rematch with Deiveson Figueiredo at UFC 263. …read more

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Brandon Moreno: How I beat the champ | Video

Hear what newly crowned champ Brandon Moreno had to say after defeating Deiveson Figueiredo and becoming the first Mexican-born UFC champion.

Moreno defeated Figueiredo by submission midway through the third round …read more

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Moreno’s corner apologizes for racist posts

Marcelo Rojo (right) walks with Brandon Moreno before his UFC flyweight title win over Deiveson Figueiredo. | Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC

UFC fighter Marcelo …read more

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Brandon Moreno accomplished 'principal goal' by becoming first Mexico-born UFC champion

PHOENIX – The new UFC flyweight champion Brandon Moreno is proud to elevate the status of MMA in Mexico.
Moreno (19-5-2 MMA, 7-2-2 UFC) tapped out Deiveson Figueiredo at UFC 263 …read more

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UFC 263 Bonuses: Brandon Moreno earns an extra $50,000 for finishing Deiveson Figueiredo

UFC president Dana White announced the recipients of the fighter bonuses stemming from Saturday’s UFC 263 during the event’s post-fight press conference. Brandon Moreno, Paul Craig, Brad Riddell, and …read more

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UFC 263 Bonus Report: Brandon Moreno earns bonus for title-earning finish of Deiveson Figueiredo

The Octagon returned to Arizona for tonight’s UFC 263 event, a fourteen-bout fight card headlined by a rematch between Israel Adesanya and Marvin Vettori. The middleweight title fight proved to …read more

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Moreno submits Figueiredo to become UFC champ

Brandon Moreno upset Deiveson Figueiredo in dominant fashion Saturday night, submitting him via rear-naked choke at 2:26 of the third round to become the UFC’s new flyweight champion and first …read more

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UFC 263 results: Brandon Moreno claims flyweight title with third-round submission to finish Deiveson Figueiredo

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Less than three years ago, Brandon Moreno was released from the UFC and now he’s the new flyweight champion.
On Saturday …read more

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UFC 263 results: Brandon Moreno taps Deiveson Figueiredo, becomes first Mexico-born champion

Brandon Moreno makes history as the first Mexico-born UFC champion by defeating Deiveson Figueiredo.
Moreno (19-5-2 MMA, 7-2-2 UFC) emerged victorious in the flyweight title rematch against Figueiredo (20-2-1 MMA, 9-2-1 …read more

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Brandon Moreno def. Deiveson Figueiredo at UFC 263: Best photos

Check out the best photos from Brandon Moreno’s submission win over Deiveson Figueiredo at UFC 263 at Gila River Arena in Glendale, Ariz. (Photos by Mark J. Rebilas, USA TODAY …read more

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Twitter reacts to Brandon Moreno's title-winning tap of Deiveson Figueiredo at UFC 263

There was no draw this time: Brandon Moreno emerged the winner to claim the flyweight title from Deiveson Figueiredo in their UFC 263 rematch.
After no winner was decided in their …read more

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Pros react after Brandon Moreno dethrones Deiveson Figueiredo at UFC 263

Tonight’s UFC 263 was co-headlined by a highly anticipated men’s flyweight title fight rematch between Deiveson Figueiredo and Brandon Moreno. The pair initially clashed at UFC 256 in December of …read more

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UFC 263 results: Brandon Moreno subs Deiveson Figueiredo to become flyweight champion

Brandon Moreno choked out Deiveson Figueiredo to become the new flyweight champion | Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC

Brandon Moreno just choked out Deiveson Figueiredo to …read more

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UFC 263: Pros react to Brandon Moreno’s dominant submission win over Deiveson Figueiredo

Brandon Moreno finished Deiveson Figueiredo at UFC 263. | Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC

Brandon Moreno finished Deiveson Figueiredo at UFC 263. On Twitter, pro …read more

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UFC 263 Results: Brandon Moreno stops Deiveson Figueiredo (Video)

Tonight’s UFC 263 is co-headlined by a highly anticipated men’s flyweight title fight rematch between Deiveson Figueiredo and Brandon Moreno. The pair initially clashed at UFC 256 in December of …read more

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Deiveson Figueiredo vs. Brandon Moreno 2 full fight video highlights

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Watch Deiveson Figueiredo vs. Brandon Moreno 2 full fight video highlights from the UFC 263 co-main event above, courtesy of …read more

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UFC 263 live blog: Deiveson Figueiredo vs. Brandon Moreno 2

Deiveson Figueiredo and Brandon Moreno will clash again in the UFC 263 co-main event Saturday. | Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC

This is the UFC …read more

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UFC 263: Deiveson Figueiredo vs. Brandon Moreno live results, discussion, play by play

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Live, blow-by-blow updates for today’s UFC 263 co-main event flyweight title fight from Arizona. Join us today on Bloody Elbow …read more

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Marcelo Rojo, cornerman of Brandon Moreno, issues apology for monkey posts aimed at Deiveson Figueiredo ahead of UFC 263

Marcelo Rojo, a UFC featherweight and cornerman of Brandon Moreno, has issued an apology for making monkey posts aimed at Deiveson Figueiredo. Moreno (18-5-2 MMA) and Figueiredo (20-1-1 MMA) are …read more

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Deiveson Figueiredo wants bantamweight title shot with win over Brandon Moreno

UFC flyweight champion Deiveson Figueiredo speaks to the media at the UFC 263 pre-fight press conference at Arizona Federal Theater in Phoenix, Arizona. | Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC
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Look back at Deiveson Figueiredo’s Rise to UFC featherweight champion | Video

The UFC flyweight champion has established himself as the top fighter in the division after an impressive 2020. Deiveson Figueiredo looks to build on his championship reign in his rematch …read more

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Video: UFC 263 cold open showcases Israel Adesanya vs. Marvin Vettori, Deiveson Figueiredo vs. Brandon Moreno grudge matches

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Two epic rematches go down Saturday and you can check out the teaser for those fights now.
Israel Adesanya defends his …read more

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UFC 263 'Embedded,' No. 6: Making weight brings Deiveson Figueiredo to tears

The UFC returns to pay-per-view this Saturday with UFC 263, which means the popular “Embedded” fight week series is back as well.
UFC 263 takes place at Gila River Arena in …read more

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Preview! ‘Daco’ Aims To Discipline Flyweight ‘Baby’

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) flyweight champion Deiveson Figueiredo will run it back with top 125-pound contender Brandon Moreno in the …read more

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UFC 263 viewers guide: Title fights are great, but Edwards vs. Diaz might steal the show

Israel Adesanya puts the middleweight belt on the line, while Deiveson Figueiredo defends at flyweight. Plus the return of Nate Diaz against Leon Edwards. …read more

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UFC 263: Deiveson Figueiredo vs. Brandon Moreno Toe-to-toe preview - A complete breakdown

Deiveson Figueiredo kicks Brandon Moreno in their UFC 256 matchup. | Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images

Phil and David break down everything …read more

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UFC 263 video: Deiveson Figueiredo shows respect to Brandon Moreno in final faceoff

GLENDALE, Ariz. – There was no physicality between Deiveson Figueiredo and Brandon Moreno during their final UFC 263 faceoff.
After Figueiredo (20-1-1 MMA, 9-1-1 UFC) shoved Moreno (18-5-2 MMA, 6-2-2 UFC) at …read more

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UFC 263 weigh-in results: Deiveson Figueiredo makes weight at last minute for flyweight championship bout

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Israel Adesanya and Deiveson Figueiredo are primed for their rematches.
Both champions successfully made weight at Friday’s official weigh-ins for UFC …read more

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UFC 263 Weigh-ins: Deiveson Figueiredo vs Brandon Moreno

Featherweight champion Deiveson Figueiredo and Brandon Moreno will rematch in the UFC 263 co-main event in Glendale, Ariz. on Saturday. The two fought to a majority draw in December …read more

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UFC 263 weigh-in results: Israel Adesanya and Deiveson Figueiredo both on weight, title fights official

The official weigh-ins for UFC 263 took place on Friday in Glendale, Arizona, and 27 of the 28 fighters scheduled to compete made weight. In the main event of the …read more

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Brandon Moreno confused by Deiveson Figueiredo's trash talk claims ahead of UFC 263

PHOENIX – UFC flyweight champion Deiveson Figueiredo and Brandon Moreno are not seeing eye to eye ahead of their title fight rematch.
They meet once again in the co-main event of …read more

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Deiveson Figueiredo wants the chance to move up to bantamweight to challenge for second UFC title

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If Deiveson Figueiredo can get through Brandon Moreno in their rematch at UFC 263, he’s hoping for an even bigger …read more

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UFC 263 video: Deiveson Figueiredo shoves Brandon Moreno during faceoff

PHOENIX – The UFC 263 pre-fight news conference took place Thursday, and MMA Junkie was on the scene for the festivities.
The news conference took place at Arizona Federal Theater. Afterward, …read more

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Video: Izzy And Vettori Get Heated, Figueiredo Shoves Moreno At UFC 263 Face-Off.

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Israel Adesanya and Marvin Vettori trade barbs, Deiveson Figueiredo and Brandon Moreno get physical, and Nate Diaz is cool as …read more

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Video: UFC 263 press conference staredowns

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PHOENIX – Watch the staredowns for Israel Adesanya vs. Marvin Vettori 2, Deiveson Figueiredo vs. Brandon Moreno 2 and Leon …read more

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UFC 263 Clash: Figueiredo Vs. Moreno 2!

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Flyweight scrappers Deiveson Figueiredo and Brandon Moreno will throw down one more time this weekend (Sat., …read more

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