Who Is Coaching Deiveson Figueiredo and Who Is in Deiveson Figueiredo’s Camp?

Published 06/12/2021, 2:16 PM EDT
LAS VEGAS, NEVADA – DECEMBER 11: Deiveson Figueiredo of Brazil poses on the scale during the UFC 256 weigh-in at UFC APEX on December 11, 2020 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images)


Deiveson Figueiredo is the reigning UFC Flyweight Champion and is ready to face Brandon Moreno at UFC 263. The fight is going to be the rematch of their epic clash at UFC 256. That fight had ended in a draw, and ‘God of War’ had retained his flyweight title.

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Based on their last fight, everyone is highly eager to watch what happens when these two talented fighters face each other again. Figueiredo is an amazing fighter, one of the best UFC has seen in the recent past. The fighter has worked tremendously hard to achieve great success in the UFC.

However, the success is not his alone as through the years there have been many teams that Figueiredo has trained with. During his early days ‘Daico’ used to train with the Marajo brothers in Brazil. The fighter was very close with the brothers and was with them until 2018.

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Then the fighter joined and trained with the famed Team Alpha Male. However that lasted for only abut a year and now the fighter heads his own team.

Deiveson Figueiredo, along with his brother Francisco Figueiredo, opened the Team Figueiredo Gym in Belem, Para, Brazil. Apart from the brothers, Luciano Nogueira acts as the striking coach of the team.

What to expect from the fight between Deiveson Figueiredo and Brandon Moreno?

Figueiredo is a tremendous fighter and has just lost one fight in his entire MMA career. Although the fighter does have one draw and that is against Moreno. Coming into the fight, ‘God of War’ would look to get the better of Moreno and defend his title.

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However, this won’t be a straightforward task as Moreno is no pushover. ‘The Assassin Baby’ is undefeated in his last 6 UFC fights and would look to continue that momentum against Figueiredo.

The previous fight between these two fighters showed us that both of them would certainly give it their all to win the fight. And even this time we can expect the fight between Figueiredo and Moreno to be a treat to watch.

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Who do you think will win the fight between Figueiredo and Moreno? Let us know in the comments.

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Paras Pande

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Paras Pande is a UFC author at EssentiallySports who is pursuing his graduation in Journalism and Mass Communication. An ardent follower of the UFC, he has been covering the sport for 2 years now. Before joining the team at EssentiallySports, Paras gained expertise as an MMA writer whilst working with Sportskeeda.

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