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    Moreno vs. Figueiredo 3 has historic wrinkle


    Brandon Moreno

    Moreno is the only champion in UFC history to be born in Mexico.

    Moreno and Figueiredo fought to the fourth draw in UFC title fight history at UFC 256.

    Moreno and Figueiredo are the only set of fighters in UFC history to fight each other three consecutive times.

    Moreno’s five-fight UFC unbeaten streak at flyweight is the longest active streak in the division.

    Moreno is 4-0-2 since he returned to the UFC for a second stint in September 2019.

    Moreno has earned 14 of his 18 career victories by stoppage. He’s finished 11 of those wins by submission.

    Moreno’s three submission victories in UFC flyweight competition are tied for second-most in divisional history behind Demetrious Johnson (five).

    Moreno’s four fight-night bonuses for UFC flyweight bouts are tied for second-most in divisional history behind Johnson (nine).

    Deiveson Figueiredo

    Figueiredo is one of four flyweight champions in UFC history. Moreno, Johnson and Henry Cejudo also held the title.

    Figueiredo made the fastest title-fight turnaround in UFC history at 21 days at UFC 255 and UFC 256.

    Figueiredo’s nine victories in UFC flyweight competition are tied for third-most in divisional history behind Johnson (13) and Joseph Benavidez (13).

    Figueiredo’s seven stoppage victories in UFC flyweight competition are tied with Johnson for most in divisional history.

    Figueiredo’s four knockout victories in UFC flyweight competition are tied for second most in divisional history behind Benavidez (five).

    Figueiredo’s eight knockdowns landed in UFC flyweight competition are most in divisional history.

    Figueiredo and Moreno combined for 269 significant strikes landed at UFC 256, the single-fight record for a UFC flyweight fight.

    Figueiredo’s three submission victories in UFC flyweight competition are tied for second-most in divisional history behind Johnson (five).

    Figueiredo has attempted 18 submissions in UFC flyweight competition, tied with Louis Smolka for most in divisional history.

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