Francisco Figueiredo is a Brazilian mixed martial artist, who competes in the UFC’s Bantamweight division. He holds a professional record of 15-1-1. Born and raised in Brazil, he started his career by competing on local shows and quickly established himself as one of the top competitors at bantamweight.
Figueiredo’s success on the regional circuit earned him a place on The Ultimate Fighter: Brazil 2, where he competed as part of Team Werdum alongside teammates Rony Mariano Bezerra and Fabricio Werdum. Although he was eliminated from the show in episode 9 via submission to Reginaldo Vieira, his performance put him back on track towards becoming an elite fighter within the organization.
After leaving The Ultimate Fighter Figueiredo’s fortunes changed for the better when he signed with Legacy Fighting Championship (LFC) for his debut fight against Matt Hobar at LFC 23 which saw him win by knockout in round 1. This impressive victory earned him another shot at LFC 24 where he faced off against fellow TUF alum Leonardo Morales which ended up being another first round finish for Francisco this time by way of technical knockout. Francisco then moved onto Shooto Brazil 51where again won via first round stoppage against Leandro Gomes resulting in three consecutive finishes to kickstart his professional career giving him both momentum and recognition among fans worldwide after all three victories were televised live or streamed online.
In 2015 Francisco made his long awaited UFC debut at UFC Fight Night 70 where he faced off against former title challenger Brad Pickett but unfortunately lost that bout via unanimous decision despite putting forth a competitive effort throughout all 3 rounds making it clear that Francico could hang with some of the best competition that MMA had to offer even if not victorious each time out . During 2016 Francois participated exclusively outside of the octagon picking up five straight wins before signing once again with UFC to compete at UFC 255 George Rodrigues vs Deiveson Figueirda event held November 21st 2020 . Despite having been away from championship level competition for nearly four years Figuiredo looked outstanding throughout every single minute showing everybody why exactly it is that he deserves such high praise from fans around world . In what can only be defined as masterful performance Francois successfully secured flyweight gold defeating Joe Benavidez via second round TKO via doctor stoppage .
Francisco Figuiredo has now become one of proudest champions within all mma ranks currently holding multiple titles under various promotions proving once more why exactly it is that “Sertanejo” continues living up nickname being “The Monster Of Parana” showing everyone else just how much potential lies beneath surface hoping inspire many younger generations follow same footsteps into sport promote unity peace through combat sports around world