Hometown cooking or right call? Here's the Figueiredo vs. Brooks scorecard from UFC-Sao Paulo

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Flyweight prospects Deiveson Figueiredo and Jarred Brooks entered UFC Fight Night 119 on Saturday with a combined professional record of 25-0. One man had to experience a setback for the first time, and it came in one of the more frustrating fashions possible.

Brooks (13-1 MMA, 1-1 UFC) suffered his first career defeat when he dropped a narrow split decision to Figueiredo (13-0 MMA, 2-0 UFC) in the 125-pound bout, which streamed on UFC Fight Pass prior to the televised prelims on FS2 and main card on FS1 at Ibirapuera Gymnasium in Sao Paulo.

It was clear once the scorecards were read that Brooks was in disbelief over the result. One judge game him a 30-27, but the others had it 29-28 in favor of Figueiredo.

Check out the official scorecard below to see how each round was scored.

Although it was a close fight, Brooks scored six more takedowns and 11 more significant strikes than his opponent over the course of three rounds. Figueiredo landed the more damaging blows and attacked with submission, and the result was a split decision.

Brooks said afterward he felt he won all three rounds.

“Deiveson grabbed the fence at least four or five times when I could have slammed him on his head,” Brooks said after the fight. “I am in Sao Paulo, Brazil, so you have got to expect that when it goes to a decision, but I definitely thought I won that 30-27 like the first judge did. I would love to fight Deiveson in the future. He is a good opponent, don´t get me wrong, but I think I won the fight.”

Several fighters watching gave their thoughts on social media, and the majority felt the judges got it wrong.

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