Deiveson Figueiredo and Brandon Moreno Go to a Majority Draw at UFC 256

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Deiveson Figueiredo and Brandon Moreno fought for five grueling rounds in Las Vegas at UFC 256 last Saturday. Both competitors landed massive shots and seemed to have an answer for each other and the judges scored the fight a majority draw. Figueiredo still walked away with his title.

Figueiredo and Moreno returned to the octagon just 21 days after their recent appearance, as they competed at UFC 255 on November 21. Figueiredo submitted Alex Perez in the first round while Moreno finished Brandon Royval with a TKO in the first round.

A black belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, Figueiredo is a well-rounded fighter with big power. He is 9-1-1 in the UFC, with notable wins against John Moraga, Alexandre Pantoja, Tim Elliott, Joseph Benavidez and Alex Perez.

Born: December 18th, 1987

Age: 32

Country: Brazil

Height: 5’5″

Weight: 125 lbs

Reach: 68″

Stance: Orthodox

Association: Figueiredo Team

Class: Flyweight

Record: 20-1-1


Moreno, a former World Fighting Federation flyweight champion, is an outstanding grappler and he’s 6-2-2 in the UFC, with wins against Kai Kara France, Jussier Formiga and Brandon Royval recently.


Born: December 7th, 1993

Age: 26

Country: Mexico

Height: 5’7″

Weight: 125 lbs

Reach: 70″

Stance: Orthodox

Association: Entram Gym

Class: Flylweight

Record: 18-5-2


“My feeling in the locker room was like an animal – furious, like a tiger,” Figueiredo said after the fight. “My mindset was to knock out the guy. … But unfortunately, (I) couldn’t do it.”

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