ANAHEIM, Calif. – The flyweight championship trilogy bout between Brandon Moreno and Deiveson Figueiredo at UFC 270 is official.
For the third time in 406 days, Moreno (19-5-2 MMA, 7-2-2 UFC) and Figueiredo (20-2-1 MMA, 9-2-1 UFC) have made weight for a clash against each other and are set to run it back once again Saturday.
The bout became official during Friday’s UFC 270 official weigh-in, where reigning titleholder Moreno hit 124 pounds. Challenger and former champion Figueiredo was 124, as well.
Brandon Moreno (124) and Deiveson Figueiredo (124) were first and second to the scale as they made their flyweight title trilogy fight official.#UFC270 | Full results: https://t.co/kdmcYCmft1 pic.twitter.com/O1iJNW0Qay
— MMA Junkie (@MMAjunkie) January 21, 2022
Moreno was the first fighter to step on the scale during the two-hour window, and Figueiredo was right behind him.
The trilogy bout serves as the co-main event of UFC 270, which takes place at Gila Rivera Arena in Glendale, Ariz., with a main card that airs on pay-per-view following prelims on ESPN and ESPN+.
Watch the video above to see the highlights of Figueiredo and Moreno weighing in.