The Figueiredo family has yet another member on the UFC roster soon after the organization inked a offer with Brazilian bantamweight Francisco Figueiredo, his supervisor Wallid Ismail introduced on social media.
“Sniper” Figueiredo, brother of 125-pound champion Deiveson Figueiredo and a previous interim Jungle Fight bantamweight titleholder, is envisioned to make his octagon debut on a person of the Struggle Island reveals in early 2021, Ismail explained to MMA Preventing. For each his manager, the UFC has but to decide a date and opponent for his initial UFC physical appearance.
Figueiredo, 31, racked up a expert MMA document of 11-3-1-1, spanning over a decade on the Brazilian scene with 7 submissions and three knockouts.
In his most latest bout, Figueiredo fought to a draw in a title unification bout with Eduardo Souza at Jungle Battle 95 on September 2019. “Sniper” was scheduled to get on undisputed 135-pound winner Klinger Pinheiro in March, but the occasion was canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic.