After UFC 277, Deiveson calls for unification of titles in Brazil and explains swollen face: “Botox” | fight

Deiveson Figueiredo left São Paulo, the place he started coaching at Chute Boxe/Diego Lima, to intently observe the fight in Dallas that may outline his subsequent step. Lineal flyweight champion (as much as 56.7kg) noticed Mexico’s Brandon Moreno knock out Kai Kara-France and turn into the interim champion at UFC 277 after knocking out Kai Kara-France in the third spherical. White understands Brazil’s want to fight for a title unification, and has instructed a return in early 2023.

– I actually hope Dana hears this want! I’ve fought so much right here in the US and in each metropolis I’ve fought him (Moreno) I’ve seen so much of Mexicans, it is like I’m preventing in Mexico. Why not fight now in Brazil, Rio, São Paulo…? To fight below the warmth of my followers, my household in Brazil, is all I need most. I hope Dana understands my want (…). It can be nice in January, February… When will there be an occasion in Brazil? I’m obtainable UFC, January or February, put me to work, that is what I do greatest, is to provide this present to the general public. If you wish to see an motion film, name Deiveson Figueiredo! – stated Deiveson the fight At the tip of the cardboard in Dallas.

Deiveson Figueiredo is the reigning flyweight champion and noticed his interim title fight up shut at UFC 277 — Photo: Evelyn Rodrigues

While many rivals query the fighter’s physique, stating that he can be a lot heavier than traditional and hinting at his lack of ability to return to the division, Deiveson supplied an odd clarification.

– I did some procedures, botox, possibly that is why my face is a bit swollen (laughs). Today (me) round 65 kg. I’m a 34-year-old man and I wish to set a aim for my life, whether or not I’m going to keep up my weight or achieve weight. There are nice alternatives to attempt it there, I actually wish to attempt weight reduction.

The Brazilian fighter acknowledged that he believed Kara-France was higher in the fight till the decisive second of the third spherical. Brandon Moreno delivered a shot on the belt line and despatched the New Zealander doubled over and falling. The Mexican nonetheless hit him till the playoff was suspended.

– It was a battle full of technique, very technical. I’m used to going in there and eager to knock it out, introduce myself, I noticed the blokes very technical. I like to review with these guys and I noticed there that it is a good tempo, protecting distance, enjoying extra, and when it’s important to get it, you actually get it. I noticed a small benefit till the third spherical of Kara-France, however a fight is a fight, there he received a kick and was knocked out (…). Their fight was very technical, however my coach is a bit heavier than that.

When Brandon Moreno’s interim belt was introduced, Deiveson was introduced contained in the Octagon. He anticipated a hostile ambiance, however that didn’t occur in the face of the approaching fourth battle with the Mexicans.

– I additionally thought he would curse me, I used to be ready, however I noticed so much of respect in him. I deal with individuals the way in which they deal with me. When they deal with me badly, I typically choose to go outdoors quite than being handled badly myself (…). I’m able to fight this man, I’m in my prime, I’m coming off an harm. Now I’m specializing in coaching, I wish to defend the belt, give a present to the general public (…). I really like to go away it there damaged, I like to provide good issues to the viewers that has paid to see me.

Brandon Moreno and Deiveson Figueiredo confronted off to advertise a possible fourth fight between them – Photo: Getty Images

Finally, in Texas, the place there are various Mexicans and after the room was crowded in assist of Moreno, Deiveson requested for extra understanding of his work and that of his colleagues.

– The boys booed, however they’re individuals who do not know what we do to supply them. I’ve a narrative, Brandon Moreno has a narrative, working with Henry (Cejudo) for some time I received to know the story of the man right here, it is an excellent story to get to the US. I’ve my story, a man who left Soure, spent his life on the farm till he was 16, the place he had no vitality. I typically did not have the scrumptious meals I can afford at the moment. I come from a humble household. All respect to this man and the blokes preventing in the Octagon.

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