It was the third time the two had fought. The went to war at UFC 256 in December 2020 resulting in a majority draw. In the rematch at UFC 263 in June, Moreno defeated Figueiredo by third-round submission to become the flyweight champion. On Saturday, Figueiredo took the belt back by unanimous decision.
Following the fight, Moreno said that he felt like he won, and Figueiredo responded during the event’s post-fight press conference.
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