Aug 03 2024
Saturday

Etihad Arena, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Main Card
3 rounds contest @ Bantamweight
23-9-1

est. walkout:

TBC

broadcast start time:

US - Sat 6:00pm EST / UK - Sat 11:00am

23-3-1

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The tape

31
Age
36
5' 8" / 173 cm
Height
5' 5" / 165 cm
70.5" / 179 cm
Reach
68.1" / 173 cm

Full record

UD 5UD 3SD 5KO 4UD 5
Form
SUB 2UD 3KO 3UD 5SUB 3
23
Wins
23
8
By KO
9
35
KO%
39
10
By Sub
9
43
SUB%
39
9
Losses
3
0
Stopped
1
0
Tapped
1
1
Draws
1
2011
Debut
2012
33
Bouts
27
84
Rounds
56
6 hours, 17 minutes
Fight Time
4 hours, 3 minutes

Current rankings @ Bantamweight

4
UFC
6
-
Bellator
-
7
Tapology
5

Marlon Vera vs Deiveson Figueiredo preview

When is Vera vs Figueiredo?

Marlon Vera is set to face the challenge of Deiveson Figueiredo during the main card of UFC Fight Night, on Saturday 3rd August 2024 at Etihad Arena in Abu Dhabi.

The fight will take place over 3 rounds in the Bantamweight division, which means the weight limit will be 135 pounds (9.6 stone or 61.2 KG).

Vera vs Figueiredo stats

Marlon Vera steps into the octagon with a record of 23 wins, 9 losses and 1 draw, 8 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 10 by submission.

Deiveson Figueiredo will make his way to the cage with a record of 23 wins, 3 losses and 1 draw, 9 of those wins coming by knock out and 9 by submission.

Deiveson Figueiredo will mark his 16th fight for them, having made his own debut for the promotion in 2017.

Marlon Vera's UFC record currently stands at 15-8-0, while Deiveson Figueiredo's comes in at 12-3-1.

The stats suggest Figueiredo has a slight advantage in power over Vera, with a 39% knock out percentage over Vera's 35%.

If the fight goes to the ground, their records suggest Vera will have a slight advantage over Figueiredo, with a 43% submission rate over Figueiredo's 39%.

Marlon Vera is the younger man by 5 years, at 31 years old.

Vera has a height advantage of 3 inches over Figueiredo. This also extends to a 2-inch reach advantage.

Vera is the more experienced professional fighter, having had 6 more fights, and made his debut in 2011, 7 months earlier than Figueiredo, whose first professional fight was in 2012. He has fought 28 more professional rounds, 84 to Figueiredo's 56.

Vera vs Figueiredo form

Vera has beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going to the judges twice.

In his last fight, he lost to Sean O’Malley at UFC 299 on 9th March 2024 by unanimous decision in their UFC Bantamweight championship fight at Kaseya Center, Miami, United States.

Previous to that, he had won against Pedro Munhoz at UFC 292 on 19th August 2023 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at TD Garden, Boston.

Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Cory Sandhagen at UFC Fight Night San Antonio on 25th March 2023 by split decision in their 5 round contest at AT&T Center, San Antonio.

Before that, he had beaten Dominick Cruz at UFC Fight Night: Vera vs. Cruz on 13th August 2022 by knockout in the 4th round at Pechanga Arena, San Diego.

He had defeated Rob Font at UFC Fight Night: Font vs. Vera on 30th April 2022 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

Deiveson Figueiredo has beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight, he won against Cody Garbrandt at UFC 300 on 13th April 2024 by submission in the 2nd round at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States.

Previous to that, he had won against Rob Font at UFC Fight Night: Dariush vs. Tsarukyan on 2nd December 2023 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Moody Center, Austin.

Going into that contest, he had been defeated by Brandon Moreno at UFC 283 on 21st January 2023 by knockout in the 3rd round in their UFC Flyweight championship fight at Jeunesse Arena, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Before that, he had beaten Brandon Moreno at UFC 270 on 22nd January 2022 by unanimous decision in their UFC Flyweight championship fight at Honda Center, Anaheim, United States.

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.

Activity check

In terms of recent activity, Marlon Vera has been fighting more than Deiveson Figueiredo.

Marlon Vera last fought 3 months and 4 days ago, while Deiveson Figueiredo's last outing was 2 months ago.

Vera's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 1 month and 14 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 5 months and 4 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 22 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 4.4 rounds on average.

Figueiredo's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years and 1 day, meaning he has been fighting on average every 7 months and 7 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 16 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 3.2 rounds on average.

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