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Belts on The Line
Current rankings @ Flyweight
When is Figueiredo vs Moreno?
Deiveson Figueiredo is set to take on Brandon Moreno, as the co-main event of UFC 263, on Saturday 12th June 2021 in the United States.
The fight is scheduled for 5 rounds in the Flyweight division, which means the weight limit will be 125 pounds (8.9 stone or 56.7 KG).
This contest is for the UFC flyweight championship.
Figueiredo vs Moreno stats
Deiveson Figueiredo steps into the ring with a record of 20 wins, 1 loss and 1 draw, 9 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 8 by submission.
Brandon Moreno will make his way to the ring with a record of 18 wins, 5 loses and 2 draws, with 3 of those wins by knock out and 10 by submission.
The stats suggest Figueiredo has a large advantage in power over Moreno, boasting at 45% knock out percentage over Moreno's 17%.
Deiveson Figueiredo is the older man by 6 years, at 33 years old.
Moreno has a height advantage of 2 inches over Figueiredo. This also extends to a 2-inch reach advantage.
Figueiredo is the less experienced professional fighter, having had 3 less fights, and made his debut in 2012, 9 months later than Moreno, whose first professional fight was in 2011. He has fought 22 less professional rounds, 40 to Moreno's 62.
Figueiredo vs Moreno form
Figueiredo has beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going to the judges twice.
In his last fight, he drew Brandon Moreno on 12th December 2020 by majority draw in their 5 round contest in their UFC Flyweight championship fight at UFC APEX, Las Vegas, United States.
Previous to that, he had defeated Alex Perez on 21st November 2020 by majority draw in the 1st round in their UFC Flyweight championship fight at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
Going into that contest, he had beat Joseph Benavidez on 18th July 2020 by majority draw in the 1st round in their UFC Flyweight championship fight at UFC Fight Island, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.
Before that, he had won against Joseph Benavidez on 29th February 2020 by knockout in the 2nd round in their UFC Flyweight championship fight at Chartway Arena, Norfolk, United States.
He had been beaten by Jussier Formiga on 23rd March 2019 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Bridgestone Arena, Nashville.
Figueiredo's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 1 month and 17 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 5 months and 4 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 12 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 2.4 rounds on average.
Moreno's last 4 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 9 months and 5 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 11 months and 9 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 17 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 4.3 rounds on average.