Deiveson Figueiredo: Wishes to carry Henry Cejudo out of Retirement | UFC on ESPN+30
Freshly crowned flyweight champion Deiveson Figueiredo spoke with the media on Saturday pursuing his gain in excess of Joseph Benavidez at UFC on ESPN+ 30 in Abu Dhabi.
The bout was a rematch. The two initially fought in February with Figueiredo finishing Benavidez by using strikes in the next spherical, but he unsuccessful to make excess weight, so he unsuccessful to get the flyweight title.
On Saturday on UFC Combat Island, the Brazilian destroyed Benavidez to seize the vacant 125-pound championship. Immediately after knocking Benavidez down three situations, Figueiredo put Benavidez to rest with a rear-bare choke late in the opening round.
Figueiredo talked about his championship win and his desire to draw former UFC flyweight champion Henry Cejudo out of retirement.
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