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UFC 283: Deiveson Figueiredo vs Brandon Moreno 1/21/2023 Picks, Predictions and Preview

UFC 283: Figueiredo vs Moreno 1/21/2023 – UFC 283 is all set to get underway with an important fight card between Deiveson Figueiredo and Brandon Moreno. This will be an entertaining co-main event between the two. The main event will take place between Glover Teixeira and Jamahal Hill. As for Figueiredo and Moreno, they will square off in the Flyweight Division battle.

The event is all set to take place at the Jeunesse Arena in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Both fighters have a similar experience, but Figueiredo has a better record and he is one of the top fighters in his league. This is going to be a well-balanced fight but the latest UFC betting predictions are leaning toward Deiveson Figueiredo to win this fight against Brandon Moreno.

UFC 283: Figueiredo vs Moreno 1/21/2023

When: Saturday, January 21, 10:00 PM ET
Where: Jeunesse Arena, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
TV: ESPN+
Stream: UFC Fight Pass

UFC 283: Figueiredo vs Moreno 1/21/2023 Odds

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Fighter Odds Fighter Odds
Deiveson Figueiredo +100 Brandon Moreno -115

Main Card

Deiveson Figueiredo

Deiveson Figueiredo will enter this fight with a record of 21-2-1. The talented fighter has only two defeats on his resume. Figueiredo will face off against Moreno for the fourth time in his career. Deiveson Figueiredo is a two-time champion of the flyweight division and will be defending his title against Moreno.

Figueiredo lost his title against Moreno back in 2021 via submission. However, Figueiredo reclaimed his title against Moreno at UFC 270 and won via unanimous decision. Figueiredo will have a two-inch disadvantage in height and the same applies to his reach. With a striking accuracy of 55 percent, Figueiredo is closing in with 3.53 significant strikes per minute.

Brandon Moreno

Brandon Moreno is not a fighter who will give up with ease. Moreno has come back again to prove a point and he is capable of winning, especially if he does not take any risks. Moreno will need to defend himself against his opponent’s dangerous calf kicks. This is not going to be an easy battle and the most important part for both fighters is going to be their cardio.

When it comes to wrestling, Moreno seems to have the upper hand once again and he has been effective with his takedowns and attacks. Moreno has a striking defense of 57 percent and is closing in with 3.33 significant strikes per minute. His striking accuracy is at 39 percent and his takedown accuracy is at 44 percent.

Figueiredo vs Moreno Betting Numbers

Figueiredo
Moreno
Record 17-1-0 16-5-1
Last Fight Win Win
Country Brazil Mexico
Height 5’4″ 5’6″
Weight (lbs) 125 125
Reach (in) 67″ 69″
Win by KO/TKO 43% 20%
Win by Submission 38% 55%
Decisions 19% 25%
Strikes landed per minute 1.91 2.65
Striking accuracy 48% 33%
Striking absorbed per minute 1.65 3.02
Striking defense 52% 64%
Takedown average 1.82 2.71
Takedown accuracy 46% 41%
Takedown defense 47% 61%
Submission average 2.86 0.9

Figueiredo vs Moreno Betting Picks

This is going to be a tough battle between the two and they will need to work mainly on their defensive skills. Moreno is expected to attack more in this fight and that might turn to his disadvantage. The UFC picks this week are predicting Brandon Moreno as the underdog in this fight. Take Deiveson Figueiredo to win this battle via decision or submission.