Alexandre Pantoja entered this fight with a record of 21-3-0 (71% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.3 flyweight in the world (currently the #1 in this division is Joseph Benavidez). He lost to Dustin Ortiz last year (Dustin Ortiz vs Alexandre Pantoja) but then he has won three fights defeating Wilson Reis in 2019 (Alexandre Pantoja vs Wilson Reis).
His opponent, Deiveson Figueiredo, has a mma record of 15-1-0 (87% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.5 in the same weight class but he comes off his first loss, suffered against Jussier Formiga da Silva in March (Jussier Formiga da Silva vs Deiveson Figueiredo); before this bout, in 2018, ‘Daico’ Figueiredo had won over Joseph Morales (Deiveson Figueiredo vs Joseph Morales) and John Moraga (John Moraga vs Deiveson Figueiredo). Pantoja vs Figueiredo is on the undercard of Max Holloway vs Frankie Edgar – UFC 240. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Event: UFC 240: Holloway vs. Edgar
Where: Rogers Place, Edmonton, Canada
Division: flyweight (125 lbs, 57 kg)
UFC 240 fight card (main fights):
Max Holloway vs Frankie Edgar
Cris Cyborg Justino vs Felicia Spencer
Niko Price vs Geoff Neal
Krzysztof Jotko vs Marc-Andre Barriault
Alexandre Pantoja vs Deiveson Figueiredo
Pantoja’s previous fight: Alexandre Pantoja vs Wilson Reis
Figueiredo’s previous fight: Jussier Formiga vs Deiveson Figueiredo
Figueiredo’s next fight: Deiveson Figueiredo vs Tim Elliott
Pantoja’s next fight: Alexandre Pantoja vs Matt Schnell
Pantoja vs Figueiredo Fight Video:
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