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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 ring 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 ring 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%.
Deiveson Figueiredo was the older man by 4 years, at 34 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 less fights, and made his debut in 2012, 9 months later than Perez, whose first professional fight was in 2011. He had fought 11 less professional rounds, 48 to Perez's 59.
Figueiredo's last 4 fights had come over a period of 3 years and 10 months, meaning he had been fighting on average every 11 months and 16 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 8 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2 rounds on average.