Deiveson Figueiredo wants $1 million dollars for his fourth fight against Brandon Moreno

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The two-time UFC flyweight champion Deiveson Figueiredo recently won the flyweight championship after defeating Brandon Moreno in their rematch at UFC 270. He has stated that he is ready for the fourth fight but has a condition. The duo has fought three times in the past two years. After the first title defense at UFC 255, Figueiredo faced Brandon Moreno at UFC 256. This was the UFC’s fastest championship turnaround, at 21 days. The pair traded blows for 25 minutes and in the end, the fight was declared a draw. The rematch between Deiveson Figueiredo and Brandon Moreno was set for UFC 263. Moreno won the fight via third-round submission and became the UFC flyweight champion. The pair was again scheduled to fight each other for the third time at UFC 270. Deiveson Figueiredo won the trilogy fight via decision and now has revealed his interest in a fourth fight.

Deiveson Figueiredo recently appeared on MMA HOUR and revealed his price for the fourth fight.

“IF UFC WANTS TO DO SOMETHING HISTORIC, LET’S PAY HISTORIC MONEY FOR THE FLYWEIGHT DIVISION. $1 MILLION DOLLARS IS BEUTIFUL. I LIKE $1 MILLION DOLLARS”

The official fighter payout for UFC 270 from the California State Athletic Commission revealed that Deiveson Figueiredo earned $150,000 for the trilogy bout and Brandon Moreno got $200,000.

Brandon Moreno ready to face Deiveson Figueiredo for the fourth time

The former Flyweight champion Brandon Moreno has also agreed to the fourth fight against Deiveson Figueiredo

“Even if I want to stop thinking about this guy, I feel I won the fight, but the guy has the belt,” Moreno said on The MMA Hour. “I’m thinking the belt, who has the belt, it’s that guy, so I can’t stop thinking about this. Right now, I put my manager to work to push hard for the fourth one. He said, ‘I can’t sleep until I get the fourth one right now.’ So he’s working so hard to make that happen, and right now I’m just trying to recover my body because at the end of the day, it was a real war between us, and my body right now is tired as always. I’m just trying to recover myself a little bit and be ready for the next step.”

“Obviously, I want the fourth fight. If it’s not happening immediately, I’m fighting with other guys, OK,” Moreno added. “But I want to fight against Figueiredo and finish this.”

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