UFC Fight Night Recap: Deiveson Figueiredo Claims Title
Hear from the new UFC flyweight champion Deiveson Figueiredo and others following the second UFC Fight Island event Saturday night.
After being denied the first time around, Deiveson Figueiredo made sure he walked out of the Octagon UFC flyweight champion.
Figueiredo dominated Joseph Benavidez, claiming the vacant title Saturday night.
In the first meeting, Figueiredo won, but did not earn the title because he missed weight. This time, after dropping Benavidez multiple times, he secured the win via submission.
Hear from the new champion along with other winners from UFC Fight Night in the videos below.
Deiveson Figueiredo won the UFC flyweight title in convincing fashion via technical submission just before the end of the first round on Saturday.
Figueiredo defeated Joseph Benavidez for the second time and improved his record to 19-1.
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