Deiveson Figueiredo vs. Brandon Moreno – Preview & Matchup Analysis

UFC 263: Adesanya vs. Vettori 2 is scheduled to take place on Saturday, June 12, 2021, in Glendale, Arizona, USA. In one of the matchups on the fight card, Deiveson “Deus da Guerra” Figueiredo will take on Brandon “The Assassin Baby” Moreno in the UFC Flyweight Title Bout. You can view the full UFC 263 card.

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

The 33-year-old, Deiveson Figueiredo is coming in with a 20-1-1 record. Figueiredo will be fighting for the first time since a draw via Majority draw against Brandon Moreno at UFC 256: Figueiredo vs. Moreno in December.

Moreno, meanwhile, is coming off a Majority draw draw against Deiveson Figueiredo on December 12, 2020 at UFC 256: Figueiredo vs. Moreno and holds a 18-5-2 record.

Deiveson Figueiredo vs. Brandon Moreno
33
Age
27
5′ 5″
Height
5′ 7″
125 lbs.
Weight
125 lbs.
68″
Reach
70″
20-1-1
Record
18-5-2
Orthodox
Stance
Orthodox

Deiveson Figueiredo has an orthodox fighting stance with a 68″ reach. The 27-year-old, Brandon Moreno is an orthodox fighter with a 70″ 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 56%.
→ Figueiredo lands 3.38 significant strikes per minute.
→ Figueiredo’s takedown accuracy is 50%.
→ Figueiredo’s takedown average is 1.57 per 15 minutes.
→ Figueiredo’s takedown defense is 61%.

Figueiredo comes in with 56% striking accuracy, typically landing about 3.38 significant strikes every minute. On the other side, Moreno fires at 38% accuracy, landing about 3.41 significant strikes per minute. Deiveson Figueiredo also has a 50% takedown accuracy and on average gets around 1.57 takedowns every 15 minutes, compared to Moreno’s 2.01 takedowns and 67% takedown accuracy.

Brandon Moreno:
→ Moreno’s striking accuracy is 38%.
→ Moreno lands 3.41 significant strikes per minute.
→ Moreno’s takedown accuracy is 45%.
→ Moreno’s takedown average is 2.01 per 15 minutes.
→ Moreno’s takedown defense is 67%.

Brandon spent on average 14:09 minutes in the Octagon and Deiveson has an average fight time of 10:24 minutes.

This looks like an exciting matchup, at least on paper. UFC 263 is live in , who do you think will win, Deiveson or Brandon? Sound off in the comments.

Event Name
UFC 263: Adesanya vs. Vettori 2
Date
June 12, 2021
Location
Glendale, Arizona, USA
Matchup
Deiveson Figueiredo vs. Brandon Moreno

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