Jan 21 2023
Saturday

Jeunesse Arena, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Co-Main Event
5 rounds contest @ Flyweight
21-2-0
KO 3
KO 3
20-6-0

Belts on The Line

UFC Flyweight Championship

The tape

36
Age
30
5' 5" / 165 cm
Height
5' 7" / 170 cm
68.1" / 173 cm
Reach
70.1" / 178 cm

Tape record

UDSUBMDSUBSUB
Form
KOUDSUBMDKO
21
Wins
20
9
By KO
4
43
KO%
20
8
By SUB
11
38
SUB%
55
2
Loses
6
0
Stopped
0
1
Tapped
0
1
Draws
2
2012
Debut
2011
24
Bouts
28
48
Rounds
73
3 hours, 24 minutes
Fight Time
5 hours, 24 minutes

Tape rankings @ Flyweight

-
UFC
1
-
Bellator
-
1
Tapology
2

Deiveson Figueiredo vs Brandon Moreno report

Who won Figueiredo vs Moreno IV?

Brandon Moreno beat Deiveson Figueiredo by knockout in the 3rd round during the co-main event of UFC 283, on Saturday 21st January 2023 at Jeunesse Arena in Rio de Janeiro.

The fight was scheduled to take place over 5 rounds in the Flyweight division, which meant the weight limit was 125 pounds (8.9 stone or 56.7 KG).

This contest was for the UFC Flyweight championship.

Figueiredo vs Moreno IV stats

Deiveson Figueiredo stepped into the octagon with a record of 21 wins, 2 losses and 1 draw, 9 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 8 by submission.

Brandon Moreno made his way to the cage with a record of 20 wins, 6 losses and 2 draws, 4 of those wins coming by knock out and 11 by submission.

This was Deiveson Figueiredo's 16th fight in the UFC, having made his debut for the promotion in 2017.

Deiveson Figueiredo's UFC record stood at 12-3-1, while Brandon Moreno's came in at 9-5-2.

The stats suggested Figueiredo had a large advantage in power over Moreno, boasting a 43% knock out percentage over Moreno's 20%.

If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Moreno had an advantage over Figueiredo, with a 55% submission rate over Figueiredo's 38%.

Deiveson Figueiredo was the older man by 6 years, at 36 years old.

Moreno had a height advantage of 2 inches over Figueiredo. That also extended to a 2-inch reach advantage.

Figueiredo was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 4 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2012, 9 months later than Moreno, whose first professional fight was in 2011. He had fought 30 less professional rounds, 56 to Moreno's 86.

Figueiredo vs Moreno IV form

Deiveson Figueiredo had beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight before this contest, he had won against Brandon Moreno at UFC 270 on 22nd January 2022 by unanimous decision in their UFC Flyweight championship fight at Honda Center, Anaheim, United States.

Previous to that, he had lost to Brandon Moreno at UFC 263 on 12th June 2021 by submission in the 3rd round in their UFC Flyweight championship fight at Gila River Arena, Glendale.

Going into that contest, he had drawn with Brandon Moreno at UFC 256 on 12th December 2020 by majority draw in their 5 round contest in their UFC Flyweight championship fight at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

Before that, he had beaten Alex Perez at UFC 255 on 21st November 2020 by submission in the 1st round in their UFC Flyweight championship fight at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

He had defeated Joseph Benavidez at UFC Fight Island 2 on 18th July 2020 by submission in the 1st round in their UFC Flyweight championship fight at UFC Fight Island, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

Moreno had beaten 2 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance once.

In his last fight leading up to this contest, he was victorious against Kai Kara France at UFC 277 on 30th July 2022 by knockout in the 3rd round in their championship fight at Madison Square Garden, New York City, United States.

Previous to that, he had been beaten by Deiveson Figueiredo at UFC 270 on 22nd January 2022 by unanimous decision in their UFC Flyweight championship fight at Honda Center, Anaheim.

Going into that contest, he had won against Deiveson Figueiredo at UFC 263 on 12th June 2021 by submission in the 3rd round in their UFC Flyweight championship fight at Gila River Arena, Glendale.

Before that, he had drawn with Deiveson Figueiredo at UFC 256 on 12th December 2020 by majority draw in their 5 round contest in their UFC Flyweight championship fight at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

He had drawn with Askar Askarov at UFC on ESPN+ 17 on 21st September 2019 by split draw in their 3 round contest at Arena Ciudad de Mexico, Mexico City, Mexico.

Activity check

In terms of activity leading into the fight, Deiveson Figueiredo had been fighting more than Brandon Moreno.

Going to this contest, Deiveson Figueiredo had last fought 2 years, 4 months and 3 days ago, while Brandon Moreno's last outing had been 1 year, 9 months and 25 days ago.

Figueiredo's last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 10 months and 7 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 9 months and 8 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 15 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3 rounds on average.

Moreno's last 5 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 8 months and 4 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 11 months and 7 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 19 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3.8 rounds on average.

What were the odds on Figueiredo vs Moreno IV?

Deiveson Figueiredo was a 1/1 (+100) underdog going into the contest, while Brandon Moreno made his way into the ring at 4/5 (-130) with oddsmakers.

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