- Deiveson Figueiredo is -290 favorite, as he defends his flyweight title against Brandon Moreno as a +245 underdog.
- The two flyweights will headline UFC 256, set for December 12th.
- Can Figueiredo achieve a historic back-to-back victory against Moreno? We find out!
At UFC 255 Deiveson Figueiredo and Brandon Moreno both emerged unscathed, they wanted another fight before the end of 2020 – their wish has been granted. We cover the latest UFC 256 odds with an early fight prediction below.
Deiveson Figueiredo vs Brandon Moreno Odds
According to the latest UFC 256 odds, Deiveson Figueiredo is growing as the betting favorite. You can get his odds at -285 to -310 on some online sportsbooks. For Brandon Moreno as the underdog, you can bet $100 to net $245 with a win over Figueiredo.
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The champion Deiveson Figueiredo is back in action, jumping from one PPV to literally the next while headlining both. It’s written in the stars that Deiveson Figueiredo could be up there with Cejudo and Mighty Mouse, if he keeps going on this indestructible path.
Brandon Moreno is a product of the The Ultimate Fighter season 24. Moreno has 7 UFC wins under his belt, 1 draw and 2 losses. He has KO power and multiple submission wins on his resume, he has also never been finished in his MMA career.
Looking at the UFC stats for Figueiredo vs Moreno, give us a clearer picture of how these two flyweights shape up. Moreno has the higher strike output, but lacks in the accuracy department.
If this fight goes to the ground, Figueiredo may have the edge with more submission attempts per 15 minutes at 3.0, compared to Moreno at 0.8.
Overall, Figueiredo has the most impressive numbers. At this rate he could be looking at a fighter of year here, if he wins against Moreno. That being said, Moreno is also peaking, with three-wins in a row since December 2019. He is a durable fighter and should be tough for Figueiredo to finish.
Looking at the most recent championship fights, we like Moreno’s chances to cause an upset as a live dog. Especially as the betting line grows in favor of Figueiredo, it might be worthwhile placing a small wager on Moreno.
The quick turnaround could sway the outcome of this fight, if it wasn’t happening so soon. Either way, with the momentum that Figueiredo is on – we expect him to find a way to get this fight finished inside the distance.
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