Deiveson Figueiredo is one of the top talents in the UFC and here is all about his net worth, UFC career, MMA record, next fight and more

Deiveson Figueiredo Facts

Net Worth (2021) $1million
Last fight earnings $310,000
Age 32
Date of Birth 18 December, 1983
MMA record 20-1-1

Deiveson Figueiredo might have picked up the UFC title a little late in his career but he is always willing to fight.

The 32-year-old is called the God of War and only became a UFC champion in 2020. However, he has been excellent in the UFC and there are very few who can compete with him pound-for-pound.

Deiveson Figueiredo is the current UFC Flyweight champion
Deiveson Figueiredo of Brazil submits Alex Perez in their flyweight championship bout during the UFC 255 event at UFC APEX on November 21, 2020 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images)

Figueiredo wasn’t always into MMA and the Brazilian used to help his father as a cowboy.

However, he moved to Belem and started training in capoeira in school before training in MMA at the age of 16.

The Brazilian also worked as a hairdresser, chef and more before making it big in MMA.

Deiveson Figueiredo Net worth and salary

Deiveson Figueiredo has an estimated net worth of $1million in the year 2020. This is thanks to his excellent performances in the MMA world and he has earned a lot from his fights.

The 32-year-old, like every MMA fighter, doesn’t earn a monthly salary but is paid per fight. While the Brazilian has over 20 fights in his professional career, only his UFC pay outs are available.

An emotional Deiveson Figueiredo celebrates
Deiveson Figueiredo of Brazil celebrates after defeating Joseph Benavidez in their UFC flyweight championship bout during the UFC Fight Night event inside Flash Forum on UFC Fight Island on July 19, 2020 in Yas Island, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. (Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images)

His first fight in the promotion, which was a win, earned him $22,500. The pay outs kept on increasing as he continued his winning streak.

Figueiredo’s first six-figure pay out was when he beat Alexandre Pantoja and earned $101,000.

The two fights against Joseph Benavidez got him $125,000 and $230,000, respectively. In his second last outing, against Alex Perez, Figueiredo earned $310,000 for the win.

Deiveson Figueiredo MMA record

Deiveson Figueiredo currently holds an MMA record of 20 wins, one loss and one draw. He started his MMA career in Brazil and defeated Aliusio Ferreira in 2012.

The Brazilian won several fights across promotions in his native and amassed an incredible record of 11 wins and no losses before making his UFC debut.

That took place at UFC 212 where he faced Marco Beltran and defeated him thanks to a doctor’s stoppage.

Joseph Benavidez lost his bout against Deiveson Figueiredo
Joseph Benavidez punches Deiveson Figueiredo of Brazil in their UFC flyweight championship bout during the UFC Fight Night event inside Flash Forum on UFC Fight Island on July 19, 2020 in Yas Island, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. (Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images)

The God of War picked up three more wins but was handed his first professional loss against Jussier Formiga in 2019.

However, Figueiredo wasn’t hurt with this and kept on pushing. He won his next two fights to earn a title shot against Joseph Benavidez.

Figueiredo won the fight but couldn’t get the title since he missed weight. The vacant title was finally won in the rematch as he dominated the UFC star.

Alex Perez was his next opponent and Figueiredo made light work of his rival in his first title defence.

His last fight was against Brandon Moreno which was a unanimous draw.

Deiveson Figueiredo Next fight

Deiveson Figueiredo defended his title against Brandon Moreno in his previous fight.

The 32-year-old accepted this fight for UFC 256 just after defending his title at UFC 255 and beating Alex Perez.

However, the fight was a unanimous draw with two judges being unable to decide who was the winner. The Brazilian was still able to keep his title.

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