Deiveson Figueiredo vs. Alex Perez – Preview & Matchup Analysis

Deiveson Figueiredo vs. Alex Perez fight preview

UFC 255: Figueiredo vs. Perez is scheduled to take place on Saturday, November 21, 2020, in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA. In one of the matchups on the fight card, Deiveson “Deus da Guerra” Figueiredo will take on Alex Perez in the UFC Flyweight Title Bout. You can view the full UFC 255 card.

In this post, we will break down Deiveson Figueiredo vs. Alex Perez matchup. Let’s take look at the fighter’s ages, their height, records, reach, fight stats and more below ⤵

The 32-year-old, Deiveson Figueiredo is coming in with a 19-1-0 record. Figueiredo will be fighting for the first time since a win via submission against Joseph Benavidez at UFC Fight Night: Figueiredo vs. Benavidez 2 in July.

Perez, meanwhile, is coming off a KO/TKO win against Jussier Formiga on July 18, 2020 at UFC 250: Nunes vs. Spencer and holds a 24-5-0 record.

Deiveson Figueiredo vs. Alex Perez
32
Age
28
5′ 5″
Height
5′ 6″
125 lbs.
Weight
125 lbs.
68″
Reach
65″
19-1-0
Record
24-5-0
Orthodox
Stance
Orthodox

Deiveson Figueiredo has an orthodox fighting stance with a 68″ reach. The 28-year-old, Alex Perez is an orthodox fighter with a 65″ reach. An orthodox fighter stands with their left side forward and jabs with their left hand, the southpaw fighter is the opposite, southpaw stands with their right side forward and jabs with their right hand. In most cases, orthodox fighters are right-handed, if you are left-handed, then you fight southpaw.

Deiveson Figueiredo:
→ Figueiredo’s striking accuracy is 55%.
→ Figueiredo lands 2.80 significant strikes per minute.
→ Figueiredo’s takedown accuracy is 50%.
→ Figueiredo’s takedown average is 1.71 per 15 minutes.
→ Figueiredo’s takedown defense is 61%.

Figueiredo comes in with 55% striking accuracy, typically landing about 2.80 significant strikes every minute. On the other side, Perez fires at 47% accuracy, landing about 4.68 significant strikes per minute. Deiveson Figueiredo also has a 50% takedown accuracy and on average gets around 1.71 takedowns every 15 minutes, compared to Perez’s 3.03 takedowns and 87% takedown accuracy.

Alex Perez:
→ Perez’s striking accuracy is 47%.
→ Perez lands 4.68 significant strikes per minute.
→ Perez’s takedown accuracy is 50%.
→ Perez’s takedown average is 3.03 per 15 minutes.
→ Perez’s takedown defense is 87%.

Alex spent on average 6:49 minutes in the Octagon and Deiveson has an average fight time of 9:44 minutes.

This looks like an interesting matchup, at least on paper. UFC 255 is live in , who do you think will win, Deiveson or Alex? Sound off in the comments.

Event Name
UFC 255: Figueiredo vs. Perez
Date
November 21, 2020
Location
Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
Matchup
Deiveson Figueiredo vs. Alex Perez

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