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Who won Formiga vs Figueiredo?
Jussier Formiga beat Deiveson Figueiredo by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest during the main card of UFC on ESPN+ 6, on Saturday 23rd March 2019 at Bridgestone Arena in Nashville.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Jussier Formiga.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Flyweight division, which meant the weight limit was 125 pounds (8.9 stone or 56.7 KG).
Formiga vs Figueiredo stats
Jussier Formiga stepped into the octagon with a record of 22 wins, 5 loses and 0 draws and 10 by submission.
Deiveson Figueiredo made his way to the cage with an unblemished record of 15 wins and 0 draws, with 8 of those by knock out and 5 by submission.
The stats suggested Figueiredo had a massive power advantage over Formiga, boosting at 53% knock out percentage over Formiga's 0%.
If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Formiga had an advantage over Figueiredo, with a 45% submission rate over Figueiredo's 33%.
Jussier Formiga was the older man by 3 years, at 38 years old.
Figueiredo had 1-inch reach advantage.
Formiga was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 12 more fights, and made his debut in 2005, 6 years and 9 months earlier than Figueiredo, whose first professional fight was in 2012. He had fought 23 more professional rounds, 74 to Figueiredo's 51.
Formiga vs Figueiredo form
Figueiredo had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance twice.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had defeated 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, United States.
Previous to that, 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.
Going into that contest, he had beat 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.
Before that, he had been beaten by Jussier Formiga at UFC on ESPN+ 6 on 23rd March 2019 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Bridgestone Arena, Nashville.
He had won against John Moraga at UFC Fight Night 135 on 25th August 2018 by knockout in the 2nd round at Pinnacle Bank Arena, Lincoln.
Formiga's last 2 fights had come over a period of 6 years, 8 months and 19 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 3 years, 4 months and 11 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 4 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2 rounds on average.
Figueiredo's last 5 fights had come over a period of 5 years, 3 months and 5 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year and 19 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 9 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 1.8 rounds on average.
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