Deiveson takes a “freak” punch, gets an eye and loses the UFC belt in a controversial decision due to a medical layoff

The Brazilian misplaced after a blow scratched the eye and utterly affected his imaginative and prescient

THE UFC 283, in Rio de Janeiro, which marks the occasion’s return to Brazil, lacked the secondary occasion that everybody at Jeunesse Arena was anticipating. That’s as a result of Brazilian Daveson Figueiredo misplaced the fourth leg of his historic rivalry with Brandon Moreno in the battle for the flyweight belt.

In the first two rounds, the Brazilian took the benefit on the floor and thrice he virtually received a jiu-jitsu submission place.

Things received worse for the Brazilian in the third spherical. Moreno landed a flurry of punches that baffled Daveson. Still standing, the Brazilian tried to bid time for a shot that may have been a poke in the eye.

On repeat, confirmed the base of Moreno’s glove and thumb hitting the Brazilian’s proper eye, however the shot was clear. At the finish of the spherical, the medical workforce analyzed Daveson, who was already actually with a utterly swollen and closed proper eye, and stopped the battle, giving the victory to the Mexican.

The crowd, irritated by the decision, booed Herb Dean and precipitated Moreno to flee the Arena, throwing drinks and objects at the Mexican.

“I like you guys! Unfortunately, the time has come for me to go away this class. I’ve already carried out my greatest right here. This is Brandon’s time, congratulations! The 61kg class is ready for me, I’m coming guys! Tonight was Brandon’s evening. I am unable to say it was a stick in the eye. I took the hit and sadly closed my eye. I feel it was a severe damage, God forbid I do not lose my sight.”Daveson stated.

“I’ll battle at the moment as a consultant of younger individuals from Brazil who dream of profitable the belt. Never quit in your desires. I created my story, however I’m bored with accumulating burdens. I’m getting ugly as hellhe completed.

See all UFC 283 outcomes:


Brandon Moreno defeated Deiveson Figueiredo through medical stoppage
Gilbert Burns defeated Neil Magny through submission in R1
Jessica Andrade defeated Lauren Murphy by unanimous decision
Johnnie Walker defeats Paul Craig by TKO at R1


Ihor Potieria defeated Maurício Rua by KO in R1
Brunno Ferreira defeated Gregory Rodrigues by KO in R1
Thiago Moisés defeated Melquizael Costa through submission in R2
Gabriel Bonfim defeated Mounir Lazzez through submission in R1
Jailton Almeida defeated Shamil Abdurakhimov by TKO in R2

Cody Stamann defeated Luan Lacerda by unanimous decision
Ismael Bonfim defeated Terrance McKinney by KO in R2
Nicolas Dalby defeated Warlley Alves by cut up decision
Josiane Nunes defeated Zarah Fairn dos Santos through unanimous decision
Daniel Marcos defeated Saimon Oliveira by KO in R1

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