Deiveson Figueiredo


Deiveson Figueiredo threatens to leave the flyweight

Just a few years ago, the UFC was seriously considering dissolving the flyweight category in the men’s competition. A good number of fighters were fired from the promotion, even though they were fighters who belonged to the strongest MMA promotion in the world. Henry Cejudo somehow reached the title...

Chael Sonnen cautions Deiveson Figueiredo after the UFC flyweight champ threatens to leave the division without a pay raise: “Now it sounds like we need to strip you”

MMA analyst Chael Sonnen has warned Deiveson Figueiredo following his recent comments regarding a pay raise. Over the course of the last few years, Deiveson Figueiredo has established himself as one of the best flyweights in the world – and at UFC 270, he cemented his spot as the king of the division by winning the strap back from Brandon Moreno.
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Manel Kape rips ‘ungrateful’ Deiveson Figueiredo, explains USADA testing issue

Manel Kape believes reigning UFC flyweight champion Deiveson Figueiredo should show some gratitude rather than complaining so much about the promotion’s decision to introduce an interim title in his absence. The two-time 125-pound champion recently ripped the UFC for putting an interim title up for grabs with Brandon Moreno...

Brandon Moreno: ‘Nobody cares’ if Deiveson Figueiredo goes to bantamweight

Deiveson Figueiredo isn’t happy with the interim Flyweight title situation, but his rival, Brandon Moreno, doesn’t think anyone cares. While the Brazilian champion heals from lingering hand issues, the show goes on with Moreno set to take on Kai Kara-France at UFC 277 on July 30, 2022. After hearing the news, Figueiredo was upset, threatening a potential change in weight classes by moving up to Bantamweight. This also comes after Figueiredo made it clear he wants a big pay increase for a fourth consecutive fight with Moreno.

Kai Kara-France blasts Deiveson Figueiredo ahead of interim flyweight title bout: “I can shut him and his coach up”

UFC flyweight contender Kai Kara-France is already looking toward a fight with champion Deiveson Figueiredo. The Kiwi was last seen in action against Askar Askarov in March. There, Kara-France picked up the biggest win of his career, as he handed the undefeated Russian his first loss, by decision. The victory was enough to earn him an interim flyweight title shot.

Brandon Moreno responds to Deiveson Figueiredo threatening to leave the flyweight division: “Nobody cares”

UFC flyweight contender Brandon Moreno doesn’t take Deiveson Figueiredo’s threat to leave the division seriously. The 28-year-old is set to face Kai Kara-France at UFC 277 in July. The bout is slated to be an interim title bout, due to the champion being on the shelf. Deiveson Figueiredo has stated that he’s expected to be out until the winter due to a hand injury.

Deiveson Figueiredo Contemplating A Move To Bantamweight After Being Disappointed With UFC

The UFC flyweight champion is not happy with the UFC at the moment and is thinking about leaving the division. When the UFC announced that Brandon Moreno and Kai Kara France are going to fight for the interim flyweight champion, it made sense because champion Deiveson Figueiredo is out of the picture with a hand injury. Well, it didn’t make sense for Figueiredo; in fact, it really upset him to the point where he is thinking about leaving the division.

Deiveson Figueiredo Hints At Division Move Following Interim Title Booking

UFC Flyweight Champion Deiveson Figueiredo isn’t happy with how the promotion has handled the division’s title picture. Figueiredo most recently defeated Brandon Moreno for the flyweight title via a unanimous decision at UFC 270. It was another competitive fight from start to finish and a fourth fight between the two stars was talked about immediately following the card.

Deiveson Figueiredo reveals he’s debating leaving the flyweight division due to interim title: “I didn’t expect this from the UFC”

UFC flyweight Deiveson Figueiredo has some complaints about the promotion establishing an interim title. The Brazilian was last in action at UFC 270 in January of this year. Figueiredo re-captured the flyweight title in his trilogy bout with Brandon Moreno via unanimous decision. Following the bout, the UFC and Dana White showed interest in making a fourth bout between the flyweights.