Deiveson Figueiredo

Deiveson Figueiredo 2021: Record, Net Worth, Salary and Endorsement

Deiveson Figueiredo is perhaps one of the most inspiring men in the UFC. The Brazilian had to go through great difficulties to make it to the promotion. Figueiredo previously held multiple jobs. He was a bricklayer, a sushi chef, and a hairstylist before becoming a martial artist.

He was raised in the tiny city of Soure, Para, Brazil. Until he was thirteen, Figueiredo worked as a cowboy with his father. He then moved to Belem and learned capoeira. He did not train in MMA until he was sixteen.

Deiveson Figueiredo started competing on the regional circuit of Brazil. He amassed an 11-0 undefeated streak before signing with the UFC. As of 2021, he is #9 in the UFC men's pound-for-pound rankings.

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Deiveson Figueiredo: UFC Career

His first fight with the promotion took place in Brazil itself. Figueiredo defeated Marco Beltrán to win his debut. 'Daico' won his next three matches before losing to Jussier Formiga. He bounced back with a decisive victory over Alexandre Pantoja in his next fight. After that, he defeated Tim Elliott to secure a title shot.

LAS VEGAS, NEVADA - NOVEMBER 21: (L-R) Deiveson Figueiredo of Brazil kicks Alex Perez in their flyweight championship bout during the UFC 255 event at UFC APEX on November 21, 2020 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC)

Deiveson Figueiredo fought Joseph Benavidez for the vacant flyweight championship on February 29, 2020. Figueiredo won the bout, but couldn't claim the title as he had missed weight. Also, there was controversy surrounding an inadvertent headbutt.

Nevertheless, the duo fought again in July 2020. This time, Figueiredo put Benavidez to sleep via a rear-naked choke. He then went on to defeat Alex Perez and ended with a draw against Brandon Moreno. He holds a record of 9-1-1 in his UFC career.

Deiveson Figueiredo: Fighting Style

Figueiredo does not waste any time once the cage door shuts. He throws caution to the wind and chases the finish. Every strike that he throws is meant to hurt his opponents. He will often eat a couple of strikes to land a few of his own. And he also possesses knockout power in his hands.

Striking is not his only strength. With a black belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, Figueiredo is treacherous on the ground. He can find many ways to submit his opponent.

Deiveson Figueiredo: Achievements

He holds a stellar record of 20-1-1 in his MMA career. Besides that, he won the Fight of the Night bonus against Alexandre Pantoja and the Performance of the Night bonus against Joseph Benavidez and Brandon Moreno. Not to mention, he is the reigning UFC flyweight champion.

Deiveson Figueiredo: Net Worth and Salary 2021

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Figueiredo has earned over $1,174,500 in his UFC career according to The Sports Daily. He made around a quarter of a million dollars for his second fight with Joseph Benavidez.

How to Contact Deiveson Figueiredo?

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NicknamesDaico, Deus da Guerra (God of War)
Age33
BornDecember 18, 1987
CountryBrazil
GymTeam Alpha Male (2018–2020)

Team Figueiredo

Height5 ft 5 in
Weight/Division124.5 lbs (flyweight)
Reach68 in 
Record20-1-1, 0NC
Active Win Streak5
Wins by Stoppages17 (9 KO/TKOs, 8 Submissions)
Net WorthNA
WifeBruna Moraes
Marital StatusMarried
KidsNA