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Deiveson Figueiredo angry about bonus snub, but vows to 'destroy' Brandon Moreno

13 days ago   |   By MMAjunkie

LAS VEGAS - Devision Figueiredo sure thought he deserved a “Performance of the Night” bonus after submitting Alex Perez in under two minutes on Saturday in the main event of UFC 255 .
So when UFC president Dana White said he wanted Figueiredo to stick around in Vegas and fight Brandon Moreno in December, he wasn't enthused about the idea.
“He was real disappointed when he didn't get the bonus of the night because of the performance that he gave for the fans,” said Figueiredo's trainer, Wallid Ismail. “And I pushed him to stay here and not come back to Brazil, because Dec. 12 is now. But...
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UFC 255: Deiveson Figueiredo, Valentina Shevchenko defend titles

UFC 255: Deiveson Figueiredo, Valentina Shevchenko defend titles

13 days ago   |   By New York Post

LAS VEGAS - Deiveson Figueiredo stopped Alex Perez with a guillotine choke in the first round at UFC 255 on Saturday night, defending his men's flyweight championship for the first time. Valentina Shevchenko defended the UFC women's flyweight title with a surprisingly difficult unanimous decision over Jennifer Maia at the UFC Apex gym on the...
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UFC 255 results: Deiveson Figueiredo submits Alex Perez in under two minutes, retains title

UFC 255 results: Deiveson Figueiredo submits Alex Perez in under two minutes, retains title

13 days ago   |   By MMAjunkie

Deiveson Figueiredo 's first UFC title defense was quick and successful.
At UFC 255 on Saturday, the UFC flyweight champion Figueiredo submitted Alex Perez by guillotine choke at 1:57 of Round 1.
Early on, Figueiredo and Perez exchanged hard strikes on the feet. When Perez caught a Figueiredo kick, the champion pulled for a leg submission. When Perez tried to pounce on his downed opponent, he rolled right into Figueiredo's guard and was swiftly choked out.
In his first title defense, Figueiredo extends his winning streak to five. Over the span of his 10 UFC fights, Figueiredo has picked up...
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Deiveson Figueiredo Retains Title with Submission Win vs. Alex Perez at UFC 255

Deiveson Figueiredo Retains Title with Submission Win vs. Alex Perez at UFC 255

13 days ago   |   By Bleacher Report

Deiveson Figueiredo claimed his first successful title defense against Alex Perez with a first-round submission win in the main event of UFC 255 from the Apex facility in Las Vegas...
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Twitter reacts to Deiveson Figueiredo's quick tap of Alex Perez to defend title at UFC 255

13 days ago   |   By MMAjunkie

Deiveson Figueiredo got his title reign off to a strong start on Saturday when he beat Alex Perez in the UFC 255 main event.
After capturing the belt earlier this year, Figueiredo netted his first flyweight title defense with a first-round submission victory over Perez in the headlining bout, which took place at UFC Apex in Las Vegas.
Check below for the top Twitter reactions to Figueiredo's victory over Perez at UFC 255.
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