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UFC Fight Night Recap: Deiveson Figueiredo Claims Title

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 [1] in the videos below.

Deiveson Figueiredo

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.

Jack Hermansson

Hear Jack Hermansson’s reaction to his rare heel hook submission victory early in the first round against Kelvin Gastelum on Saturday.

Hermansson improved to 21-5.

Rafael Fiziev

UFC lightweight Rafael Fiziev showed off his skill set and won a unanimous decision victory over Marc Diakiese while improving to 8-1 at Fight Island 2 on Saturday.

Ariane Lipski

Paul Felder talks with UFC flyweight Ariane Lipski (13-5) after her quick kneebar submission victory at Fight Island 2.

UFC Fight Island 2 Post-Fight Press Conference