Deiveson Figueiredo

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Deiveson Figueiredo
Born (1987-12-18) December 18, 1987 (age 31)
Soure, Para, Brazil
Other namesDaico
Deus Da Guerra (God of War)[1]
NationalityBrazilian
Height5 ft 5 in (1.65 m)
Weight56 kg (123 lb; 8 st 11 lb)
DivisionFlyweight
Reach68 in (173 cm)[2]
StyleCapoeira, Brazilian jiu-jitsu, Muay Thai, Wrestling, Boxing
Fighting out ofSoure, Para, Brazil
TeamMarajó Brothers (formerly)
Team Alpha Male (2018–present)[3]
Years active2012–present
Mixed martial arts record
Total16
Wins15
By knockout8
By submission5
By decision2
Losses1
By decision1
Mixed martial arts record from Sherdog

Deiveson Figueiredo (born December 18, 1987) is a Brazilian mixed martial artist and he competes in the Flyweight division of the Ultimate Fighting Championship. He was the formal 57 kg Brazilian Jiu-jitsu Northeast Brazil champion.[4] As of April 16, 2019, he is ranked #4 in the official UFC flyweight rankings.[5]

Background[edit]

Figueiredo was born in small city of Soure, Para, Brazil where Buffalo roam freely and he was a cowboy, working with his father at the animal farm until he was thirteen years old. He moved to Belem and started training capoeira at school where he immersed himself for two years. He started training MMA after he met Luri Marajo when he was sixteen and never look back since.[6]

Early career[edit]

Figueiredo made his professional debut in 2011 and fought primary in his native country Brazil. He amassed a record of 11-0 prior signed by UFC.[7]

Ultimate Fighting Championship[edit]

Figueiredo made his promotional debut on June 3, 2017 at UFC 220, facing Marco Beltran.[8] He won the fight via technical knockout by corner stoppage after round two.[9]

His next fight came on October 28, 2017 at UFC Fight Night: Brunson vs. Machida against Jarred Brooks.[10][11] He won the fight via split decision.[12]

On February 3, 2018 Figueiredo faced Joseph Morales at UFC Fight Night: Machida vs. Anders.[13] He won the fight via technical knockout in round two.[14]

Figueiredo faced John Moraga on August 25, 2018 at UFC Fight Night 135.[15] He won the fight via technical knockout 3:08 into the second round.[16]

Figueiredo was expected to face Joseph Benavidez on January 19, 2019 at UFC Fight Night 143.[17] However the promotion clarified plans indicating that the pairing was off and that Figueiredo would be rescheduled for a separate event.[18][19]

Figueiredo faced Jussier Formiga on March 23, 2019 at UFC Fight Night 148.[20] He lost the fight via unanimous decision.[21]

Figueiredo is expected to face Alexandre Pantoja on July 27, 2019 at UFC 240.[22]

Personal life[edit]

Figueiredo worked as a bricklayer and a hairdresser before competing in MMA professionally.[23]

Mixed martial arts record[edit]

Professional record breakdown
16 matches 15 wins 1 loss
By knockout 8 0
By submission 5 0
By decision 2 1
Res. Record Opponent Method Event Date Round Time Location Notes
Loss 15–1 Jussier Formiga Decision (unanimous) UFC Fight Night: Thompson vs. Pettis March 23, 2019 3 5:00 Nashville, Tennessee, United States
Win 15–0 John Moraga TKO (punches) UFC Fight Night: Gaethje vs. Vick August 25, 2018 2 3:08 Lincoln, Nebraska, United States
Win 14–0 Joseph Morales TKO (punches) UFC Fight Night: Machida vs. Anders February 3, 2018 2 4:34 Belém, Brazil
Win 13–0 Jarred Brooks Decision (split) UFC Fight Night: Brunson vs. Machida October 28, 2017 3 5:00 São Paulo, Brazil
Win 12–0 Marco Beltrán TKO (corner stoppage) UFC 212 June 3, 2017 2 5:00 Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Win 11–0 Ricardo do Socorro Submission (arm-triangle choke) Salvaterra Marajó Fight 5 December 1, 2016 1 1:20 Salvaterra, Brazil
Win 10–0 Denis Oliveira KO (punches) Jungle Fight 90 September 3, 2016 2 2:56 São Paulo, Brazil
Win 9–0 Antônio de Miranda Submission (guillotine choke) Jungle Fight 87 May 21, 2016 1 2:55 São Paulo, Brazil
Win 8–0 Rayner Silva TKO (punches) Jungle Fight 75 December 18, 2014 2 3:20 Belém, Brazil
Win 7–0 João Neto Silva TKO (punches) Coalizao Fight 4 November 13, 2014 1 2:18 Benevides, Brazil
Win 6–0 Joel Silva KO (punches) Coalizao Fight Night August 7, 2014 1 3;30 Belém, Brazil
Win 5–0 Edvaldo Junior Submission (guillotine choke) Jurunense Open Fight MMA 8 July 3, 2014 1 4:55 Belém, Brazil
Win 4–0 Adailton Pereira Decision (unanimous) Lago da Pedra Fight May 1, 2014 3 5:00 Lago da Pedra, Brazil
Win 3–0 David Raimundo Silva Submission (guillotine choke) Jurunense Open Fight MMA 7 March 20, 2014 1 0:53 Belém, Brazil
Win 2–0 Jonas Ferreira TKO (punches) Amazon Fight 18: Santa Izabel August 11, 2012 1 2:04 Santa Isabel do Pará, Brazil
Win 1–0 Aluisio Ferreira Submission (armbar) Knock Out Combat Icoaraci 3 February 17, 2012 1 3:02 Belém, Brazil

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See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Sherdog.com. "Deiveson". Sherdog. Retrieved 2018-02-20.
  2. ^ "Deiveson Figueiredo ("Daico") | MMA Fighter Page | Tapology". Tapology. Retrieved 2018-02-20.
  3. ^ Guilherme Cruz (March 23, 2019). "Team Alpha Male's Deiveson Figueiredo says he 'owes' Joseph Benavidez a fight". mmafighting.com.
  4. ^ "Deiveson Figueiredo - Official UFC® Profile". www.ufc.com. Retrieved 2018-02-20.
  5. ^ "Rankings | UFC". www.ufc.com. Retrieved 2019-04-17.
  6. ^ "Cabeleireiro, mototaxista e lutador do UFC: a estrada de Deiveson Alcântara". sportv.globo.com/site/combate (in Portuguese). Retrieved 2018-02-20.
  7. ^ Sherdog.com. "Deiveson". Sherdog. Retrieved 2018-02-20.
  8. ^ "Marco Beltran enfrentará a Deiveson Alcántara en el UFC 212 - MMA.uno , #1 En noticias de Artes Marciales Mixtas (MMA) en Español". MMA.uno , #1 En noticias de Artes Marciales Mixtas (MMA) en Español. (in Spanish). 2017-03-10. Retrieved 2018-02-20.
  9. ^ "UFC 212 results: Deiveson Alcantara TKOs Marco Beltran for successful UFC debut". MMAjunkie. 2017-06-03. Retrieved 2018-02-20.
  10. ^ "Deiveson Alcântara luta contra Jarred Brooks no UFC São Paulo". MMA Brasil (in Portuguese). 2017-08-19. Retrieved 2018-02-20.
  11. ^ "Deiveson Alcantara meets Jarred Brooks in battle of unbeatens at UFC Fight Night 119". MMAjunkie. 2017-08-19. Retrieved 2018-02-20.
  12. ^ "UFC Fight Night 119 results: Deiveson Figueiredo takes questionable split call from Jarred Brooks". MMAjunkie. 2017-10-29. Retrieved 2018-02-20.
  13. ^ DNA, MMA. "Battle of the Undefeated tussen Deiveson Alcantara Figueiredo en Joseph Morales tijdens UFC Belem". mmadna.nl. Retrieved 2018-02-20.
  14. ^ Anderson, Jay (2018-02-03). "UFC Belem Results: Deiveson Figueiredo Stuns Joseph Morales in Second Round". Cageside Press. Retrieved 2018-02-20.
  15. ^ Guilherme Cruz (2018-06-21). "John Moraga meets Deiveson Figueiredo at UFC Lincoln". mmafighting.com. Retrieved 2018-06-21.
  16. ^ Erickson, Matt. "UFC Fight Night 135 results: Deiveson Figueiredo takes out John Moraga after body shot". mmajunkie.com. MMAjunkie. Retrieved 26 August 2018.
  17. ^ Staff (2018-12-12). "Multiple UFC 233 fights get new dates, locations after Jan. 26 card scratched". mmajunkie.com. Retrieved 2018-12-12.
  18. ^ Thomas Gerbasi (2018-12-13). "2019 fight updates". ufc.com. Retrieved 2018-12-13.
  19. ^ Staff (2018-12-13). "Joseph Benavidez named Cejudo-Dillashaw backup for UFC on ESPN+ 1; fight vs. Figueiredo off". mmajunkie.com. Retrieved 2018-12-13.
  20. ^ Guilherme Cruz (2019-01-17). "Jussier Formiga vs. Deiveson Figueiredo added to UFC Nashville in March". mmafighting.com. Retrieved 2019-02-18.
  21. ^ "UFC Nashville results: Jussier Formiga shuts down Deiveson Figueiredo, calls out Henry Cejudo". MMA Junkie. 2019-03-24. Retrieved 2019-03-24.
  22. ^ Marcel Dorff (2019-05-22). "Brazilian clash between Deiveson Figueiredo and Alexandre Pantoja in Edmonton" (in Dutch). mmadnanl.com. Retrieved 2019-05-22.
  23. ^ "Cabeleireiro, mototaxista e lutador do UFC: a estrada de Deiveson Alcântara". sportv.globo.com/site/combate (in Portuguese). Retrieved 2018-02-20.
  24. ^ Sherdog.com. "Deiveson". Sherdog. Retrieved 2018-04-15.

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