Jake Hadley vs. Francisco Figueiredo Booked for UFC Event on March 19
A flyweight clash pitting Jake Hadley against Francisco Figueiredo is on tap for an Ultimate Fighting Championship card on March 19.
Hadley’s management, Paradigm Sports, was first to confirmed the matchup. The UFC event does not yet have a headliner or an official location.
Despite missing weight, England’s Hadley earned a UFC contract following a second-round submission of Mitch Raposo on Dana White’s Contender Series on Oct. 12. The former Cage Warriors champion is 8-0 thus far in his professional tenure.
Figueiredo, the younger brother of former UFC flyweight king Deiveson Figueiredo, is 1-1 thus far in UFC competition. After taking a unanimous verdict over Jerome Rivera at UFC on ESPN 20 in his Octagon debut, “Sniper” dropped a decision against Malcolm Gordon at UFC on ESPN 26 on July 17.
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