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Alex Perez issues statement on submission loss to champ Deiveson Figueiredo at UFC 255 – MMA Junkie

UFC flyweight contender Alex Perez releases statement following quick submission loss to champion Deiveson Figueiredo at UFC 255.

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Alex Perez came up short Saturday night, but said he’s already moving on.
The UFC flyweight contender was submitted with a guillotine choke in his attempt to dethrone champion Deiveson Figueiredo (20-1 MMA, 9-1 UFC) in the UFC 255 main event in Las Vegas. Perez (23-6 MMA, 5-2 UFC) pushed the action early, but the Figueiredo wasted no time to lock up a choke and finish the fight at the 1:57 mark of Round 1.
Perez, a Team Oyama product, said he is blessed to have had the opportunity to fight for the…

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