Brandon Moreno vs. Deiveson Figueiredo 4 full fight video highlights


Watch Brandon Moreno vs. Deiveson Figueiredo 4 full fight video highlights from UFC 283’s co-main event Saturday night in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, courtesy of the UFC.

Figueiredo vs. Moreno 4 took place Jan. 21 at the Jeunesse Arena in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. UFC flyweight champion Deiveson Figueiredo (21-3-1) and interim champion Brandon Moreno (21-6-2) collided for the fourth time in the night’s co-main event. ESPN+ paid-per-view aired the fight live.

Catch the video highlights below.

For more on Moreno vs. Figueiredo 4, check out the live blog by MMA Fighting’s Jed Meshew.

Round 1: Both out in orthodox and Figueiredo takes the center immediately, getting Moreno to the fence. Moreno shoots very quickly and Figueiredo grabs a guillotine! Moreno moves to half guard though and he’s now holding this spot while Figueiredo keeps a grip on that neck. Both men patient here.

Moreno happy to let Figueiredo keep on and burn his arm. Figueiredo not even looking to move but Moreno does and goes to half guard except Figueiredo immediately scrambles it up to the feet.

Moreno with a very high guard, Figueiredo looking looser in there but he eats a right hand from Moreno. Figueiredo controls the middle and hits a front kick. Moreno misses the right hand response.

Good body kick from Moreno and now the crowd chants “Uh Vai Morrer.” Moreno taking the lead now, and Figueiredo looking for the counter. Both men were very patient. Moreno lands a good counter when Figueiredo steps in.

Figueiredo applies a big right hook to the abdomen, and Moreno land a left-hand up top. Another level change by Moreno but Figueiredo stuffs it. Figueiredo crowds Moreno, but he is trying to get offense out to counter. Moreno doesn’t bite. Figueiredo does land a good leg kick though, and now Figueiredo goes for a takedown that Moreno stuffs. He then lands to the body after they break.

Neither man is jabbing much and Moreno goes for a blast double into the center of the cage and gets it. Figueiredo screams at the leg with a heel hook, but Moreno remains fine. Entanglement here as the round ends.

MMA Fighting scores the round 10-9 Moreno.

Round 2: Good competitive first round. Moreno is bringing new look. Let’s see how both men adjust.

Figueiredo takes the center and puts the pressure on to start and Moreno lands a sharp couple of counters. Moreno then goes for a body kick but Figueiredo catches it and gets the takedown against the fence. Good right hand from Figueiredo and Moreno tries to scramble. Figueiredo staying heavy here but Moreno is able to get up.

Figueiredo could be earning dividends by Moreno making him work early. But Figueiredo is staying right in his face. Moreno firing counters hwne he gets too close. Combo and single from Moreno but can’t get it. Figueiredo is showing signs of damage to his face and having difficulty landing many. Moreno is able to see everything well.

This counter right-hand is very well landed by Moreno. Figueiredo hits the counter to his body, but Moreno scores a double jab and then a right-hand. He’s comboing beautifully.

Figueiredo attempts a head kick but it is blocked. Moreno then tries to stop the attack, but it fails. Figueiredo reversible, but Moreno tries to reset and shoots against. Scramble from Moreno who shoots and Figueiredo grabs another guillotine!! This one he’s under full guard, but Moreno is making his way. It takes some time, but he his head free and now he’s on top and grinding his chin into Figueiredo’s head.

Figueiredo is controlling wrists at the moment, and not trying to run. Ref gives a warning. Moreno tries to pass but can’t. Not a lot of damage here but he’s making the champion work. Figueiredo seizes the opportunity to sweep Moreno every time he stands up. Figueiredo fires from his back, and Moreno land a great elbow at the top.

MMA Fighting scores the round 10-9 Moreno, 20-18 Moreno overall.

Round 3: Round 2 was close and could have gone either way. Moreno is for sure bringing some good looks here though and Figueiredo needs to make some changes.

Figueiredo cuts the cage to begin this round and scores a great body shot. Figueiredo is able to see that Moreno has tried the big right to support him, but Figueiredo can now see it a bit better. Both men still taking their time on the feet. And Figueiredo cannot get much to land still. Moreno’s defense too good. And he lands a left too.

To land more hits, Figueiredo must increase his volume. A lot of one-shots

Moreno hits a big left-to-the eye! Figueiredo asking for time as if it was an eye poke but I think it was a punch! Dean doesn’t stop Moreno. Moreno now on top and Figueiredo showing some blood. According to the booth, a scrape could have happened after an eye punch. We’ll have to see.

Moreno staying heavy on top and now he’s starting to get aggressive. Figueiredo seems to be unhappy and is bleeding. Not that he’s quitting, but that confidence isn’t the same. And Moreno is grinding now. Figueiredo looks very tired.

Figueiredo is not actually scrambling. Moreno poses and takes down photos, but Figueiredo is content to remain here. Figueiredo kicks Moreno off, but he comes back. This is the clearest round by far and that shot to the eye might be VERY controversial depending on this replay and how the fight ends.

They show Moreno grinding at the top, and they also display a replay. It looks clean. And Moreno keeps pounding and now he’s moved to side control. Figueiredo attempts to scramble, but he can’t and ends the round at the bottom.

MMA Fighting scores the round 10-9 Moreno, 30-27 Moreno overall.

Round 4: On replay, it looks like an entirely clean shot. Figueiredo is being booed as loudly as ever, but it was clear that the punch hit him. Although he may have scratched his other eye, I doubt that this is the case. Figueiredo shouts from his corner to him to fight with only one eye, which may be necessary since the eye is almost closed. A doctor comes in to check it and he stops the bout!!!! WOW.

Figueiredo is stopped by Brandon Moreno again in round three!

Brandon Moreno def. Deiveson Figueiredo by TKO (doctor stoppage) at 5:00 of Round 3.