UFC 283: Figueiredo vs Moreno 4 Live Main Card, Under Card, Date & Location
The first-ever quadrilogy combat in UFC records will take vicinity early subsequent yr in South America.
Deiveson Figueiredo will guard his flyweight belt towards former champion and cutting-edge intervening time champ Brandon Moreno at UFC 283 on Jan. 21 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, more than one reassets showed to ESPN on Monday.
January 21, 2023
Deiveson Figueiredo vs. Brandon Moreno TITLE FIGHT
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Figueiredo, who hails from Brazil, published approximately the matchup Monday night time on Instagram. Both bout agreements had been signed, reassets said.
This could be the fourth assembly among the pinnacle 125-pound warring parties withinside the world. Figueiredo and Moreno battled to a draw at UFC 256 in December 2020. Then withinside the rematch, Moreno have become the primary Mexican-born fighter to win a UFC name, defeating Figueiredo through 1/3-spherical submission at UFC 263 in June 2021. Figueiredo were given revenge at UFC 270 ultimate January, beating Moreno in a near unanimous selection to regain the name.
It`s now no longer but recognised whether or not Figueiredo vs. Moreno could be the principle occasion of UFC 283. The UFC is weighing numerous different headlining alternatives for its go back to Brazil, a key usa for the promotion.
This could be the UFC’s first ride lower back to Brazil on the grounds that March 2020, and the primary time fanatics could be in attendance for a Brazil UFC occasion on the grounds that November 2019.
ESPN has Figueiredo, 34, tied for 9th on its MMA pound-for-pound list. At flyweight, Figueiredo and Moreno are ranked Nos. 1 and 2, respectively.
Figueiredo (21-2-1) has simply one loss in his beyond 8 fights, coming towards Moreno. The “God of War” owns a 10-2-1 UFC file and has now no longer fought on the grounds that taking the name lower back from Moreno in advance this yr. Figueiredo is tied for the maximum finishes in department records with Demetrious Johnson (7).
Moreno (20-6-2) has best one loss in his beyond 9 fights, coming towards Figueiredo. The “Assassin Baby” gained the intervening time flyweight belt via way of means of beating Kai Kara-France at UFC 277 in July through 1/3-spherical TKO. Moreno, 28, is a former LFA flyweight champion.
The combat among Figueiredo and Moreno has been rumored for weeks however best now does it seem each athletes agreed to the date and location. Figueiredo brought that he`s already signed his bout settlement for the contest.
After going to a draw of their unique assembly, Figueiredo and Moreno have cut up a couple of fights, which brought about the fourth come across now scheduled in January.
Figueiredo go back domestic to compete in Brazil for the primary time on the grounds that 2018 in what changed into his 1/3 bout as a part of the UFC roster. In his maximum current appearance, Figueiredo picked up a unanimous selection over Moreno to reclaim the flyweight name however a hand harm saved him out of motion on the grounds that that combat in January.
As for Moreno, he sincerely competed lower back in July wherein he earned a 3rd spherical end towards Kai Kara-France wherein he claimed the intervening time UFC flyweight name bout. Overall, Moreno has long gone 5-1-1 in his beyond seven fights together along with his best loss coming to Figueiredo.
Figueiredo vs. Moreno four is the primary showed name combat booked for the UFC`s go back to Brazil with extra bouts predicted to be introduced withinside the coming weeks.