Figueiredo was born in small city of Soure, Para, Brazil where Buffalo roam freely and he was a cowboy, working with his father at the animal farm until he was thirteen years old. He moved to Belem and started training capoeira at school where he immersed himself for two years. He started training MMA after he met Luri Marajo when he was sixteen and never look back since.
Mixed martial arts career
Figueiredo made his professional debut in 2011 and fought primary in his native country Brazil. He amassed a record of 11-0 prior signed by UFC.
Ultimate Fighting Championship
Figueiredo was expected to face Joseph Benavidez on January 19, 2019 at UFC Fight Night 143. However the promotion clarified plans indicating that the pairing was off and that Figueiredo would be rescheduled for a separate event.
Article source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Deiveson_Figueiredo