Deiveson Figueiredo Faces Joseph Morales At UFC Fight Night Belem


A pair of undefeated flyweights are set to do battle at UFC Fight Night Belem as Deiveson Figueiredo is in action against Joseph Morales.

Combate first reported the fight for the upcoming UFC card in Brazil.  

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Figueiredo (13-0-0) has already earned two victories under the UFC banner, defeating the duo of Marco Beltran and Jarred Brooks. Figueiredo has seen eight of his professional MMA fights end within the opening round and only two of them have gone the distance. Figueiredo is fighting in Brazil for his third straight UFC bout and all of his professional MMA bouts have taken place in that country.

Morales (9-0-0) has competed just once thus far in UFC competition, defeating Roberto Sanchez by submission at UFC Fight Night Mexico City. Morales is also the former Global Knockout Flyweight Champion, defeating Josh Paiva to win the gold in 2016. Morales also competed once in the World Series Of Fighting, defeating Christian Espinosa at the WSOF 16.

UFC Fight Night Belem takes place on Saturday, February 3 from the Mangueirinho Gymnasium in Belem, Brazil with no main event announced at this time. Fightful is providing live coverage of the event, which airs live on Fox Sports 1.

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