Deiveson Figueiredo vs. Brandon Moreno 4 booked for UFC 283 in Brazil

Deiveson Figueiredo vs. Brandon Moreno 4 booked for UFC 283 in Brazil

Deiveson Figueiredo and Brandon Moreno will discover to fight for a fourth and seemingly closing time with the flyweight title going up for grabs at UFC 283, which takes place on Jan. 21 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Figueiredo announced the fight by Instagram with further folks with recordsdata of the promotion’s plans confirming the news to MMA Combating on Monday.

The fight between Figueiredo and Moreno has been rumored for weeks nevertheless handiest now does it seem every athletes agreed to the date and contrivance. Figueiredo added that he’s already signed his bout agreement for the contest.

After going to a entice their usual assembly, Figueiredo and Moreno possess split a pair of fights, which led to the fourth stumble upon now scheduled in January.

Figueiredo return home to compete in Brazil for the first time since 2018 in what used to be his third bout as section of the UFC roster. In his most contemporary appearance, Figueiredo picked up a unanimous resolution over Moreno to reclaim the flyweight title nevertheless a hand hurt kept him out of circulate since that fight in January.

As for Moreno, he in actual fact competed succor in July where he earned a third round enact in opposition to Kai Kara-France where he claimed the duration in-between UFC flyweight title bout. Overall, Moreno has long gone 5-1-1 in his previous seven fights with his handiest loss coming to Figueiredo.

Figueiredo vs. Moreno 4 is the first confirmed title fight booked for the UFC’s return to Brazil with more bouts expected to be announced in the coming weeks.

Mike Heck contributed to this document