Deiveson Figueiredo is the fighter Flyweight has needed for a long time.

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  1. Megalodon

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    Anyone hyped on this guy?

    I only caught his fight this weekend where he knocked out John Moraga but was not aware of him previously, I'll admit I'm not the biggest follower of Flyweight but it doesn't help that he was stuck on the early prelims for his first three fights.

    He's 15-0, and has only been to a decision twice. He's aggressive and has crazy power for a Flyweight, and is very explosive and has a great ground game too.

    I hope this guy becomes champ one day, the Flyweight division needs it to happen.

    Who do you guys think he should fight next?

    All of the top 5 are tied up at the moment (assuming they do a Cejudo/MM rematch) so if he has to fight someone lower ranked I think him vs Dustin Ortiz would be great.
     
  2. Thesnake101

    Thesnake101 Think about it, it worth it.

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    If he keeps improving his defensive wrestling, he's going to lay more fools out.

    He's like a John Lineker that actually makes weight and has good grappling.
     
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    JokerOfThePack There's no I in team but there's a U in c*nt

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    Finally a guys name i can pronounce
     
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    Moraga is a tough out for anyone so that's a good win but I'm holding my breath till he fights a more well rounded guy
     
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    IIRC he´s quite big for the div...
     
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    Nah I like John Lineker but I know he'll never be champ whereas I like this guys chances tbh.

    He's easily the most dangerous guy at Flyweight, but he has the little something extra that Lineker lacks, more finess and the division is wide open right now, DJ isn't unbeatable anymore and Cejudo never was.
     
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    Ortiz could easily sleep this guy, Figueroda or whatever his name is has pretty basic striking and has gotten by physically bullying fighters but I'm not sure he could do that to Dustin who also has some serious power.

    I like Figueiredo but Dustin is a pretty bad matchup for him.
     
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    I had Brooks beating him 30-27 iirc. Also not impressed with his striking either, he got power but looks sloppy. I could definitely see Ortiz beating him. Joe B, Tim Elliot, MM and Cejudo would all easily have there way with him i think.
     
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    His post fight celebrations need work.
     
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    He finished Jon Moraga by tko which was surprising. He is an exciting prospect. Give him someone like Dustin Ortiz or Alexandre Pantoja.
     
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    Pic cause no one know who he is.
     
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    Brooks beat him clearly I thought... still a great prospect though
     
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    Really like this guy.
     
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    He beat the shit out of moraga and looked scary doing it... well as scary as a little guy can look anyways. Seems like a nutcase too so yeah i'm a fan!
     
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    I wouldn't want to assume that at all really.

    Honestly, the whole trend of people trying to instant rematch every championship fight (especially if its the former champ who lost) is a major drag on divisions slowing them down; keep the line of contenders circulating!
     
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    Hopefully he gets someone good in December and can finish the year in the top 6
     
  18. agibmxmma

    agibmxmma Ex Pro Fighter. Omerta, Live Aloha!

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    Been a fan of DF for a few yrs now. UF/TAM and CSA cross train together, so doubt he fights Ortiz anytime soon.. I want to see DF fight the Formiga vs Pettis winner, if that winner doesn't get the next title shot first.
     
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    Sosua Yeah nah

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    ‘He hits like a bantamweight, Joe’
     
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    He looks like a dangerous and well rounded fighter.

    Plus, he's got Wallid at his side!!!!

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