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Deiveson Figueiredo will go down as one particular of the most crucial fighters of 2020. Not only did the knockout artist seize the Flyweight title and keep the strap 2 times, but “Daico” and his electric powered type of combating aided safe the division’s potential by headlining the final two pay out-per-sights (PPV) of the year.
Supplied his spectacular calendar year, Figueiredo hopes that UFC will get started to pay him a lot more, such as PPV points when applicable. Traditionally, that’s a relatively typical reward for champions, but it is one particular Figueiredo has however to experience.
“I gave my all, I appreciate combating in the UFC,” Figueiredo instructed MMAFighting. “I went in the octagon to crack myself into parts and give them the battle of the evening for the reason that that’s what supporters want to see, fighters that do not slow down, that go in for a bloody sport. I’m that type of fighter, you know, so I want the UFC to glance at me with various eyes, that they give me spend-for each-look at [points].
“It’s missing some pay-for each-watch in my purse. If they previously insert it to this [UFC 256] battle, that would be excellent, brother, but I would like to begin earning shell out-per-look at [money] for my next types. I should have this. I really like doing the job for the UFC and I want to be more valued, you know?”
In addition, Figueiredo is hoping to chase extra superior-profile fights soon after the likely rematch with Brandon Moreno. He’s known as for tremendous fights in the earlier, but this time, Figueiredo is proposing a new “BMF” title aimed at the lesser divisions, targeting previous double champ Henry Cejudo.
“[I want] a superfight for the ‘BMF’ belt,” said Figueiredo. “If the UFC wants this, I’m in. It would be yet another excellent struggle to add to my activity.
“They could do a belt concerning the 125 and 135 divisions, set up a body weight and see who’s the baddest motherfucker in the lightweights,” Figueiredo claimed. “I want to combat Cejudo, person. He talks a whole lot, he’s normally talking about every person, so I want to prevent this man. I want to shut his mouth.”
While UFC employing yet another BMF title appears somewhat not likely, an eventual bout with Cejudo looks rather attainable if UFC and “Triple C” can arrive alongside one another at the negotiating desk.
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