Deiveson Figueiredo has his return to the Octagon against former bantamweight belt challenger

Former flyweight champion Deiveson Figueiredo faces Ecuadorian Marlon Vera at UFC Abu Dhabi on August 3

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Deiveson Figueiredo in victory in UFC 300 (Photo: Instagram/UFC)

Former flyweight champion (up to 56,7 kg) and undefeated since moving up to bantamweight (up to 61,2 kg), with two fights and two victories, Deiveson Figueiredo he already knows his next step towards another title fight in Ultimate. The Brazilian reached a verbal agreement to face Marlon Vera at UFC Abu Dhabi, on August 3rd. The information was initially released by the Brazilian website 'Ag. Fight'.

Deiveson Figueiredo, who was flyweight champion on two occasions, currently occupies sixth place in the bantamweight rankings. The Brazilian debuted in the division with a victory over Rob font, in December last year, and followed up with a submission over the former champion cody garbrandt in history UFC 300, in April this year.

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'God of War's' next opponent, Marlon Vera he was the last challenger for the category belt. Overcome in rematch against champion Sean O'Malley in the UFC 299, in March, the Ecuadorian had five wins in his last seven fights and is in fourth place in the division rankings.

the duel between Deiveson Figueiredo e Marlon Vera it is the second sent to Abu Dhabi in August. In the main fight of the event, also in bantamweight, Cory Sandhagen face the undefeated Umar Nurmagomedov.

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