Brandon Moreno Forces Deiveson Figueiredo to Retire & Wins Gold in Historic 4th Fight – UFC 283 Results (Highlights)

'Deus da Guerra' could not continue after 'The Assassin Baby' landed a vicious shot to his eye

Brandon Moreno
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Reigning flyweight champion Deiveson Figueiredo put his title on the line against former victor Brandon Moreno in a historic fourth clash at UFC 283.

UFC 283: Deiveson Figueiredo vs. Brandon Moreno

Round 1

Moreno goes for a takedown and gets it. Figgy gets a loose guillotine and has him in full guard. Figgy keeps his neck in position. Moreno pops to side control and bursts out of the hold. Back to their feet. Moreno with a wild right hook grazing Figgy. Figgy throws a front kick but misses. Moreno with a body kick. Lots of feints from both men. Moreno with a jab and eats a shot back. Moreno goes for a takedown but Figgy defends well. Moreno on the outside. Figgy with a heavy leg kick. Moreno tries a leg kick and Figgy shoots for a takedown and doesn’t get it. Moreno to the body. Jab from Moreno followed by a takedown. He takes top position and Figgy gets him in half guard. Figgy goes for the heel hook and the round ends.

Round 2

Moreno kicks to the body, Figgy gets his leg and takes him down. Figgy gets on feet and Moreno follows. Figgy with a kick to the thigh. Moreno with a light right hook. Figgy jumps on Moreno with a standing guillotine and they both go down. Figgy loses his grip. Moreno is in full guard of Figgy. Figgy unleashes elbows from the bottom.

Round 3

Figgy with a punch to the body. Moreno with a left hand and Figgy complains that he got poked in the eye. He was calling for a break but doesn’t get it. Moreno takes him down and is in full guard. Moreno gets on his feet and lays down ground and pound on Figgy. Figgy holds Moreno down. Moreno takes side control.

Figgy is unable to continue. Moreno wins.

 

Official Result: Brandon Moreno defeats Deiveson Figueiredo by TKO retirement (R3, 5:00).

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