“Rob was on skates” – Deiveson Figueiredo carries over INSANE power to bantamweight division; fans demand Petr Yan matchup
Deiveson Figueiredo wins his 135-pound debut against Rob Font, establishing himself as a formidable contender in the category.
Deiveson Figueiredo defeats Rob Font at UFC Austin (via UFC News X)
Deiveson Figueiredo made his 135-pound debut with a stunning exhibition of technique and power. This amazed fight fans with a dominating performance against Rob Font at UFC Austin. The former multi-time flyweight champion’s move to the new weight class successfully highlighted his flexibility and added a new chapter to his illustrious career. Following the fight, some fans wanted to see Figgy fight Petr Yan in his next bout.
Figueiredo attempted a takedown after being challenged in striking range by Font. As the fight continued, Figueiredo got his footing and delivered strong hooks in a close first round. Deiveson Figueiredo showed increasing confidence in hitting and combining takedowns as the fight entered the second round. Font was on the defensive and wary of Figueiredo’s attacking arsenal. Figueiredo had solidly established control by the end of the round, laying the stage for a decisive final round.
Recognizing the urgency, Rob Font took a more aggressive strategy in the third round, rejecting an early takedown attempt. Figueiredo’s incredible strength was on display with a huge left hook that stunned Font. Despite Figueiredo’s efforts to secure a finish, Font showed tenacity by lasting till the final bell.
The MMA community is buzzing with excitement and expectation for the next chapter in Figueiredo’s career as he transfers his tremendous power to the bantamweight class. The win cemented his status as a contender and set the framework for potential blockbuster fights. Fight fans may be in for a treat in the coming months.
Fight fans react to Deiveson Figueiredo’s win after move to 135 pounds at UFC Austin
Deiveson Figueiredo’s stunning bantamweight debut against Rob Font at UFC Austin was not only a show for the competitors but also a moment that echoed across the MMA world. Fans, known for their passionate participation, watched a spectacular show of talent and strength, eliciting a wide spectrum of responses.
Fight fans reacted to this in a variety of ways. Some applauded the way he fought in his 135-pound debut. Others reacted to this win by saying he needed to fight the high mettle of the bantamweight division. Here are some of the reactions from fight fans:
The echoes of Figueiredo’s bantamweight debut reverberate on social media. The passionate reactions from fans attest to MMA’s ongoing interest and community experience. They also wanted Figgy to face Petr Yan in the future. This fight has the potential to steal the show at any UFC event.
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