A huge Bantamweight fight has just been announced for UFC 300. Per AG Fight, Deiveson Figueiredo will face Cody Garbrandt in Las Vegas, Nevada on April 13th.
This fight takes place in the Bantamweight (135 lbs) division.
Deiveson Figueiredo holds a professional record of 22-3-1 (11-3-1 UFC) and is ranked #7 in the Bantamweight division. He holds notable wins over Brandon Moreno, Rob Font, and Alexandre Pantoja.
Cody Garbrandt holds a professional record of 14-5 (9-5 UFC) and is currently unranked in the Bantamweight division, with noteworthy wins over Dominick Cruz, Raphael Assuncao, and Brian Kelleher.
Official betting odds have yet to be released.
This matchup was initially supposed to occur in late 2020 when Figueiredo was still the Flyweight Champion. Instead, we will get this matchup at UFC 300.
For Figueiredo, it's a chance to claim victory over a legend of the sport and build his resume to earn a title shot at the 135lb crown. For Garbrandt, it's the opportunity of a lifetime to skyrocket his way back into the top-10 of the division. Both fighters have insane speed and high knockout power, so expect a finish in this matchup.
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