Reigning Top Fighting Championship (UFC) flyweight champion Deiveson Figueiredo is scheduled to rematch prime contender Brandon Moreno on June 12, pursuing their the greater part attract at the UFC 256 pay back-for each-check out (PPV) party past December in Las Vegas.
Which is in accordance to a report from ESPN.
Their first go-spherical was a aggressive affair, but the point deduction from referee Jason Herzog saved “The Assassin Baby” out of the decline column — although overshadowing some questionable scoring from choose Junichiro Kamijo.
A metropolis and location have but to be determined at this time but their 125-pound rematch is most likely to just take area in possibly Las Vegas (APEX) or Abu Dhabi (Fight Island) as the promotion proceeds to map out its reside functions routine for the remainder of 2021.
Figueiredo remains the odds-on betting beloved.
The winner will probably go on to struggle undefeated flyweight contender Askar Askarov later this yr, but only if the Russian “Bullet” — who also went to a attract with Moreno — is ready to get past Joseph Benavidez at UFC 259.