UFC 269 To Potentially Gain Jorge Masvidal vs. Leon Edwards, Lose Flyweight Title Fight

UFC's final pay-per-view event of 2021 is expected to undergo some major changes. A welterweight bout between Jorge Masvidal and Leon Edwards is expected to join UFC's December 11th lineup, per a report from Ariel Helwani. On the other hand, the event may lose a fight between UFC Flyweight Champion Brandon Moreno and former titleholder … Continue reading UFC 269 To Potentially Gain Jorge Masvidal vs. Leon Edwards, Lose Flyweight Title Fight

UFC Flyweight Champion Brandon Moreno To Face Deiveson Figueiredo In Trilogy Bout At December 11th Card

UFC Flyweight Champion Brandon Moreno will continue his rivarly against Deiveson Figueiredo on December 11th, facing him in a trilogy bout at a UFC pay-per-view event. The fight is expected to take place at UFC 269, per Brett Okamoto of ESPN. The bout joins a card that does not have a confirmed location at the … Continue reading UFC Flyweight Champion Brandon Moreno To Face Deiveson Figueiredo In Trilogy Bout At December 11th Card

UFC 263: Adesanya vs. Vettori 2 Live Coverage

UFC Middleweight Champion Israel Adesanya will make a return to his home division on Saturday night, facing Marvin Vettori in the main event of UFC 263. The rematch comes on a storybook-style stage, as they will compete at the same venue they first met at in 2018: the Gila River Arena in Glendale, Arizona, USA. … Continue reading UFC 263: Adesanya vs. Vettori 2 Live Coverage

UFC Flyweight Champion Deiveson Figueiredo To Rematch Brandon Moreno on June 12th

UFC Flyweight Champion Deiveson Figueiredo is scheduled to give Brandon Moreno a rematch at the promotion's June 12th event, per a report from Ariel Helwani of ESPN. The location of the event, which will reportedly air on pay-per-view, is not known at the moment. Moreno gets a rematch after giving Figueiredo his biggest challenge since … Continue reading UFC Flyweight Champion Deiveson Figueiredo To Rematch Brandon Moreno on June 12th

Knockdown News 2020 Fighter of the Year: Deiveson Figueiredo

There’s no question that it was hard for nearly anyone to have a “good year” in 2020. As COVID-19 tore through the world and changed lives, there was more than enough reasons to not have a “good year.”  In the unforgiving world of sport, athletes were asked as usual to put in their absolute best … Continue reading Knockdown News 2020 Fighter of the Year: Deiveson Figueiredo

Who is the fighter of the year? Here are the nominees

The year 2020 was the ultimate disruptor in the world. Traditions were broken and big changes were made to everyone’s lives. In a year where it became increasingly challenging to rise to the occasion, many MMA fighters put together the best year of their career. Here are the four nominees for the inaugural Knockdown News … Continue reading Who is the fighter of the year? Here are the nominees

Deiveson Figueiredo and Brandon Moreno Given UFC 256 ‘Fight of the Night’ Award

UFC 256's flyweight main event between Deiveson Figueiredo and Brandon Moreno did not find a winner on Saturday, although both fighters were awarded "Fight of the Night" for their performances. The title fight, which ended in a draw, took place at the UFC APEX in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA. The fighters were awarded an extra … Continue reading Deiveson Figueiredo and Brandon Moreno Given UFC 256 ‘Fight of the Night’ Award

UFC 256: Deiveson Figueiredo vs. Brandon Moreno Play-by-Play

Just weeks after both competing at UFC 255, UFC Flyweight Champion Deiveson Figueiredo fought in Saturday's UFC 256 main event against Brandon Moreno. Here's how the fight went. Bout 10: Deiveson Figueiredo (20-1) vs. Brandon Moreno (18-5-1) (UFC Flyweight Championship) Figueiredo clinched with Moreno in the opening minute of the fight. Moreno took Figueiredo down, … Continue reading UFC 256: Deiveson Figueiredo vs. Brandon Moreno Play-by-Play

UFC 256: Figueiredo vs. Moreno Live Coverage

Deiveson Figueiredo will aim to defend his UFC Flyweight Championship for the second time in two months on Saturday, fighting Brandon Moreno in the main event of UFC 256 from the UFC APEX in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA. Follow along throughout the evening for live coverage of the entire card. A preview of the show … Continue reading UFC 256: Figueiredo vs. Moreno Live Coverage