Deiveson Figueiredo secures a rear-naked choke submission against Joseph Benavidez in their UFC flyweight championship bout during the UFC Fight Night event inside Flash Forum on UFC Fight Island in Abu Dhabi. Photos: Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC via Getty ImagesDeiveson Figueiredo secures a rear-naked choke submission against Joseph Benavidez in their UFC flyweight championship bout during the UFC Fight Night event inside Flash Forum on UFC Fight Island in Abu Dhabi. Photos: Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images
Deiveson Figueiredo secures a rear-naked choke submission against Joseph Benavidez in their UFC flyweight championship bout during the UFC Fight Night event inside Flash Forum on UFC Fight Island in Abu Dhabi. Photos: Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images

UFC Fight Island 2: Deiveson Figueiredo destroys Joseph Benavidez with ‘pure violence’ to claim flyweight belt

  • Brazilian leaves no doubt with a first-round submission win by rear-naked choke after three knock-downs
  • ‘I’m used to growing up with all the wild animals. I think I got some of that from them. I’m a ferocious guy,’ says Figueiredo

Topic |   Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC)
Deiveson Figueiredo secures a rear-naked choke submission against Joseph Benavidez in their UFC flyweight championship bout during the UFC Fight Night event inside Flash Forum on UFC Fight Island in Abu Dhabi. Photos: Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC via Getty ImagesDeiveson Figueiredo secures a rear-naked choke submission against Joseph Benavidez in their UFC flyweight championship bout during the UFC Fight Night event inside Flash Forum on UFC Fight Island in Abu Dhabi. Photos: Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images
Deiveson Figueiredo secures a rear-naked choke submission against Joseph Benavidez in their UFC flyweight championship bout during the UFC Fight Night event inside Flash Forum on UFC Fight Island in Abu Dhabi. Photos: Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images
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