Deiveson Figueiredo
"Daico"
15 - 0 - 0
Brazil
DOB:
18-12-1987
Age:
31 years
Division:
Flyweight
City/State:
Para
Promotion:
Weight
125
Height
5'5
Wins
15
Losses
0
Draws
0
  • KO/TKO
    15/6
    40%
  • SUB
    15/5
    33%
  • DEC
    15/1
    7%

Background

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.[5]

Mixed martial arts career

Early 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.[6]

Ultimate Fighting Championship

Figueiredo made his promotional debut on June 3, 2017 at UFC 220, facing Marco Beltran.[7] He won the fight via technical knockout by corner stoppage after round two.[8]

His next fight came on October 28, 2017 at UFC Fight Night: Brunson vs. Machida against Jarred Brooks.[9][10] He won the fight via split decision.[11]

On February 3, 2018 Figueiredo faced Joseph Morales at UFC Fight Night: Machida vs. Anders.[12] He won the fight via technical knockout in round two.[13]

Figueiredo faced John Moraga on August 25, 2018 at UFC Fight Night 135.[14] He won the fight via technical knockout 3:08 into the second round.[15]

Figueiredo was expected to face Joseph Benavidez on January 19, 2019 at UFC Fight Night 143.[16] However the promotion clarified plans indicating that the pairing was off and that Figueiredo would be rescheduled for a separate event.[17][18]

Figueiredo is expected to face Jussier Formiga on March 23, 2019 at UFC Fight Night 148.[19]

Article source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Deiveson_Figueiredo

UFC Fight Record
Flyweight