Deiveson Figueiredo fighting for the UFC. Photo: Reproduction/Instagram @daico_deusdaguerra
The main card of the first Ultimate event in December is confirmed with six fights. Led by the duel between lightweights (up to 70.3kg) Beneil Dariush It is Arman Tsarukyanthe event also features the premiere of Deiveson Figueiredo among the bantamweights (up to 61.2kg) and with other big names in the organization such as Kelvin Gastelum, Sean Brady, Bobby Green It is Dan Hooker.
Former flyweight champion (up to 56.7kg), Deiveson Figueiredo moves up in weight and makes his bantamweight debut against Rob Font after a story quadrilogy against Brandon Morenowhich ended in January this year, with a defeat to the Mexican in Rio de Janeiro.
Responsible for welcoming ‘Daico’ into the new category, Rob Font is eighth in the bantamweight rankings, has only one victory in his last four fights and is coming off a defeat against Cory SandhagenIn August.
In the main fight of UFC Austin, Beneil Dariush defends fourth place in the lightweight rankings against rising star Arman Tsarukyaneighth in the category and backed by consecutive victories over Damir Ismagulov and Netto BJJ.
See the UFC Austin main card:
Light weight (up to 70.3kg): Beneil Dariush x Arman Tsarukyan
Light weight (up to 70.3kg): Dan Hooker x Bobby Green
Bantamweight (up to 61.2kg): Rob Font x Deiveson Figueiredo
Welterweight (up to 77.1kg): Sean Brady x Kelvin Gastelum
Average weight (up to 83.9kg): Punahele Soriano x Dustin Stoltzfus
Light heavyweight (up to 93kg): Khalil Rountree x Azamat Murzakanov