Deiveson Figueiredo made short work of Alex Perez in the main event of UFC 255, submitting him with a guillotine choke in the opening round to successfully defend his 125lb belt.
The main event flyweight title fight is underway in Las Vegas.
Missed kick from Perez to start. Front kick upstairs attempted by Figueiredo. Hard body kick for Figueiredo.
Perez swinging hard with punches but misses. Another very solid body kick from Figueiredo. Perez with a right hand.
Body punch from Figueiredo. Inside leg kick from Perez and then quickly returns with another kick higher up.
Perez in on a single leg takedown attempt. He’s yanking Figueiredo’s leg up high here and does bring him down, but Figueiredo is looking for a potential leg lock.
Perez adjusts to settle on top, but then Figueiredo snatches on a guillotine choke attempt and it looks tight. Perez tries to stay calm as he works to his knees and looks to stand, but then suddenly he’s tapping out, and that’s it, the fight is over at 1.57mins of the first round!