February 6, 2023

Deiveson Figueiredo has a broken nose, but does not have the severe eye damage that Moreno sustained

Now a former flyweight champion UFCAnd Davison Figueiredo He suffered a significant swollen eye, which led to a medical stop, and thus the defeat and loss of the belt to Brandon Moreno In the co-main event of UFC Rio, which took place last Saturday (21). And despite the swelling, which was of great concern at the time, the injury did not cause serious consequences for the Brazilian, who faced the Mexican for the fourth time in the final.

Still inside the octagon, moments after the fight ended, “God of War”, in an interview, admitted his concern about the swelling and said he was afraid of losing sight in his right eye, which was cut out at that moment and swollen after a blow to the face by Brandon Moreno in the third round.

However, according to information from the MMA Fighting website last Sunday (22), Deiveson Figueiredo said that the man from Parra had not suffered any serious eye injury, and left the match with a small broken nose: Carlos Maezina, coach of the Brazilian national team, said, “A small nose fracture, but his eye is fine.”

It is noteworthy that Deiveson and Moreno faced each other for the fourth time, which until then was unprecedented in the history of the UFC. Now, the exhibition retrospectively brought two victories to the Mexican, one to the Brazilian and a draw.

Deiveson Figueiredo did not suffer major damage to his right eye after fighting Moreno at UFC Rio (Photo: cloning/UFC)
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