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Who won Figueiredo vs Perez?
Deiveson Figueiredo beat Alex Perez by submission in the 1st round during the main event of UFC 255, on Saturday 21st November 2020 at UFC APEX in Las Vegas.
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 Perez stats
Deiveson Figueiredo stepped into the octagon with a record of 19 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, 9 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 7 by submission.
Alex Perez made his way to the cage with a record of 24 wins, 5 loses and 0 draws, with 5 of those wins by knock out and 7 by submission.
The stats suggested Figueiredo had a large advantage in power over Perez, boasting at 47% knock out percentage over Perez's 21%.
If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Figueiredo had a slight advantage over Perez, with a 37% submission rate over Perez's 29%.
Deiveson Figueiredo was the older man by 5 years, at 36 years old.
Perez had a height advantage of 1 inch over Figueiredo. Despite this, he had 3-inch reach advantage.
Figueiredo was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 9 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2012, 9 months later than Perez, whose first professional fight was in 2011. He had fought 6 less professional rounds, 54 to Perez's 60.
Figueiredo vs Perez form
Figueiredo had beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going to the judges twice.
In his last fight before this contest, he had lost to Brandon Moreno at UFC 263 on 12th June 2021 by in the 3rd round in their UFC Flyweight championship fight at Gila River Arena, Glendale, United States.
Previous to that, 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.
Going into that contest, he had defeated Alex Perez at UFC 255 on 21st November 2020 by majority draw in the 1st round in their UFC Flyweight championship fight at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
Before that, he had beat Joseph Benavidez at UFC Fight Island 2 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.
He had won against Joseph Benavidez at UFC on ESPN+ 27 on 29th February 2020 by knockout in the 2nd round in their UFC Flyweight championship fight at Chartway Arena, Norfolk, United States.
Figueiredo's last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 11 months and 24 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 9 months and 17 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 12 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.4 rounds on average.
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