He talked to the UFC so I could have a bigger purse against Garbrandt. If he comes at me, you better believe there’ll be a bonus coming. Now I’m training hard to show you should not cut the line to get to the belt at flyweight.”A heavy-handed striker with astonishing power for his division, Figueiredo plans to go toe-to-toe against a fellow knockout artist in Garbrandt. Jussier Formiga: Deiveson Figueiredo ‘f*cked up’ by missing weight, but division must stay. Matched up against a creative striker in Figueiredo, Jussier believes he has skills enough to surprise Deiveson not only on the mat, but in a stand-up fight, too.
Those are two weak spots to exploit. Catch my (incomplete) betting history at betmma.tips/sriramsays.The Body Lock is your destination for hard-hitting mixed martial arts news and stories from all around the world.We are committed to genuine, high-quality reporting, but we need your support.Khabib Nurmagomedov partners with MMA Global to offer investment to fansJoe Rogan: Doctor told UFC: Yoel Romero is the “most unusual human being I’ve ever seen”Robbie Lawler reacts to Ben Askren knockout, thinks Jorge Masvidal did nothing wrong post-fightUFC signs Julia Avila to revitalize the women’s bantamweight divisionUFC 252 betting odds: Daniel Cormier becomes slight favorite over Stipe MiocicKhabib Nurmagomedov partners with MMA Global to offer investment to fansJoe Rogan: Doctor told UFC: Yoel Romero is the “most unusual human being I’ve ever seen”Gordon Ryan, Craig Jones reveal COVID-19 diagnoses, removed from July 31 grappling matchesFight Business Podcast #11 – Dr Bradley Reeves | Sanford MMAWhat Jon Jones’ potential move to heavyweight means for the UFCDAZN seeking $1 billion in funding as IPO becomes a serious considerationHow can the UFC resurrect the flyweight division (and why they should)?UFC adds a number of fights for Brasilia, Auckland eventsAgainst all odds, Anthony Pettis knocks out Stephen Thompson in the second roundBreaking down Anthony Pettis’ knockout of Stephen Thompson at UFC Fight Night 148 The Moraga fight provided the perfect example; Figueiredo had stunned the veteran with a series of elbows and a right hook looped around his guard, so he threw everything into every shot afterwards, and eventually put Moraga down with a sickening pair of body shots. Even though Deiveson is aware of the risk of going to a striking match against Cody, the champion believes his opponent’s chin might not hold up after a couple of his power shots.“(I will take advantage of) His chin, his head. We’ll see what happens.”Formiga unsurprisingly defends that the winner of his upcoming fight deserves to face Figueiredo for the UFC belt instead of an immediate rematch between “Deus da Guerra” and Benavidez, which was Formiga scored a decision victory over Figueiredo when they fought in the Octagon in March 2019, but his record shows a pair of TKO losses to Benavidez.“Even though Deiveson missed weight, he won the fight and can become a contender again,” Formiga said. Jussier Formiga eager to face ‘tough’ but not ‘technical’ Deiveson Figueiredo at UFC NashvillePros react to Neil Magny’s victory over Robbie Lawler at UFC Vegas 8Neil Magny defeated Robbie Lawler via unanimous decision at UFC Vegas 8. Deiveson was the one that fucked up. Also of note is Formiga’s ability to mix his striking and his grappling; against Cejudo, it was striking on clinch breaks, and against Pettis, it was his defensive head movement setting up the reactive shot. However, the Brazilian does not feel like ‘No Love’ earned his shot. Deiveson Figueiredo wants to show ‘fragile’ Cody Gabrandt why he shouldn’t have ‘cut the line’Pros react to Neil Magny’s victory over Robbie Lawler at UFC Vegas 8Neil Magny defeated Robbie Lawler via unanimous decision at UFC Vegas 8.