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UFC 256: Figueiredo vs Moreno 12/12/2020 Odds, Picks and Predictions

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UFC 256 Figueiredo vs Moreno 12-12-2020 Odds Picks and Predictions

UFC 256: Figueiredo vs Moreno 12/12/2020 – The Ultimate Fighting Championship is set to make their biggest fight card before the year ends with UFC 256. This event will be held at the closed-door venue of the UFC Apex located in Las Vegas, Nevada in the USA. Fans can opt to watch the matches through Pay Per View or UFC Fight Pass subscription. The main event will be having the UFC flyweight championship belt on the line. Defending champion Deiveson Figueiredo will be challenged by the top flyweight contender Brandon Moreno. It is forecasted by UFC Odds that there will be no title exchange for this match as Deiveson Figueiredo is going to retain the championship against Brandon Moreno.

UFC 256: Figueiredo vs Moreno 12/12/2020

When: Saturday, December 12, 10:00 PM ET
Where: UFC Apex, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
TV: Pay Per View
Stream: UFC Fight Pass

UFC 256: Figueiredo vs Moreno 12/12/2020 Odds

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Fighter Odds Fighter Odds
Deiveson Figueiredo -300 Brandon Moreno +250

Main Card

Deiveson Figueiredo

Deiveson Figueiredo is a 32-year-old fighter and he carries two ring names in “Daico” and “Deus Da Guerra”. This flyweight came all the way from Soure in Para, Brazil and represents his own fight stable at Figueiredo Team. Figueiredo has a professional record of 20-1 and nine of his victories came from knockouts and eight from submissions. He has been the reigning UFC flyweight champion and has held the best since July 2020 after beating Joseph Benavidez. He was successful in his first title defense. That match happened on July 19 of this year at UFC 255. Figueiredo was put inside the same cage as Alex Perez and he submitted him at the 1:57 mark in the first round with a Guillotine Choke. 

Brandon Moreno

Brandon Moreno is just entering his prime at 27 years old and his hometown is located at Tijuana in Baja California, Mexico. He stands at five-foot-seven and gets his training at the Entram Gym. Moreno is known as “The Assasin Baby” inside the MMA cage and he currently owns a professional fighting record of 18-5. His wins are divided into 10 submissions, five decisions and three knockouts. He is on a four-fight winning streak coming into this title shot. His last match happened just last month at UFC 255 where he won over Brandon Royval via TKO through punches at the 4:59 mark in the first round. 

Figueiredo vs Moreno Betting Numbers

Figueiredo
Moreno
Record 20-1-0 18-5-0
Last Fight Win Win
Country Brazil Mexico
Height 5’5″ 5’7″
Weight 125 lbs 125 lbs
Reach 68″ 70″
Win by KO/TKO 45% 17%
Win by Submission 40% 56%
Decisions 15% 28%
Strikes landed per minute 2.79 3.01
Striking accuracy 55% 35%
Striking absorbed per minute 2.82 3.96
Striking defense 52% 63%
Takedown average 1.68 1.93
Takedown accuracy 50% 44%
Takedown defense 63% 69%
Submission average 3.00 0.80

Figueiredo vs Moreno Betting Picks

Deiveson Figueiredo has been fighting on a high level and the gap between him and number one contender Brandon Moreno is wide. Online Betting has Figueiredo finishing this fight early against Moreno and expect a win via submission.