Tonight’s UFC 256 celebration is headlined by a shorter-detect flyweight title fight in between winner Deiveson Figueiredo and challenger Brandon Moreno.
Figueiredo (20-1 MMA) notched his initially profession title protection at very last month’s UFC 255 occasion, defeating Alex Perez in the quite initial spherical with a guillotine choke. The victory marked the Brazilians fifth in a row, and fourth consecutive complete.
In the meantime, Brandon Moreno (18-5-1 MMA) was also most previously viewed in motion at UFC 255, exactly where he gained a TKO victory in excess of Brandon Royval. ‘The Assassin Infant‘ has long gone 4–1 in his earlier five fights in general in advance of tonight’s UFC 256 headliner.
UFC 256 is co-headlined by a essential lightweight matchup involving perennial division contenders Tony Ferguson and Charles Oliveira.
Ferguson (25-4 MMA) was last found in motion at May’s UFC 249 celebration in which he endured a fifth round TKO loss to Justin Gaethje in a struggle for the promotions interim lightweight title.
Prior to the setback, ‘El Cucuy’ was riding a sensational twelve-combat gain streak, which noticed him web stoppage victories above Edson Barboza, Kevin Lee, Anthony Pettis and Donald Cerrone.
As for Charles Oliveira (29-8 MMA), ‘Do Bronx’ will be returning to action for the initially time due to the fact publishing Kevin Lee this past March in Brazil. Oliveira will enter UFC 256 on a seven-battle get streak, with all 7 of all those wins coming by way of stoppage. In the course of that outstanding stretch the submission specialist choked out five of his opponents.
Other highlights of the card include appearances from enthusiast preferred veterans like Junior dos Santos, Cub Swanson and Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza, and up-and-coming stars like Ciryl Gane, Kevin Holland, Mackenzie Dern, Virna Jandiroba, and Chase Hooper.
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UFC 256 Major Card | 10:00 pm ET on pay-for every-look at
Deiveson Figueiredo vs. Brandon Moreno
Tony Ferguson vs. Charles Oliveira
Mackenzie Dern vs. Virna Jandiroba
Kevin Holland vs. Ronaldo Souza
Junior Dos Santos vs. Ciryl Gane
UFC 256 Televised Prelims | 8:00 pm ET on ESPN+, ESPN2
Daniel Pineda vs. Cub Swanson
Rafael Fiziev vs. Renato Moicano
Billy Quarantillo vs. Gavin Tucker
Sam Hughes vs. Tecia Torres
UFC 256 Early Prelims | 7:00 pm ET on ESPN+, ESPN2
Peter Barrett vs. Chase Hooper
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This short article initial appeared on BJPENN.com December 12, 2020