UFC 255 is developing this weekend as Deiveson Figueiredo defends his flyweight world title in opposition to Alex Perez.
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Now, UFC followers world wide haven’t had lengthy to attend earlier than the subsequent essential occasion and UFC 255 will see each the boys’s and girls’s flyweight world titles be placed on the road.
Champion Valentina Shevchenko will tackle Jennifer Maia earlier than Deiveson Figueiredo defends his belt in opposition to Alex Perez.
Figueiredo was set to face former UFC Bantamweight Champion Cody Garbrandt within the headline bout however he needed to pull out as a result of a torn bicep.
Perez has stepped in and it guarantees to be an thrilling evening with the double header of title fights.
Right here’s every thing you must learn about UFC 255…
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UFC 255: Date and begin time
The primary occasion is scheduled to happen within the early hours of Sunday, November 22 for UK followers and shall be held behind closed doorways.
It’s being held on the UFC APEX Heart in Las Vegas.
UK followers can anticipate the headline combat between Figueiredo and Perez to get underneath manner at round 6am.
UFC 255: TV and dwell stream
UFC 255 shall be proven on BT Sport and won’t be a pay-per-view occasion within the UK.
A preview present and the prelims will begin on BT Sport 1 from midnight on Sunday earlier than their essential present begins at 3am.
Will probably be dwell streamed on BT Sport’s web site and app for subscribers.
The early prelims shall be proven on UFC’s Battle Cross and within the US, all prelim bouts shall be simulcast on ESPN, ESPN Deportes and ESPN+ in English and Spanish.
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You may then cancel the trial at any time.
UFC 253: Battle card
Most important card
- Deiveson Figueiredo (c) vs. Alex Perez – for UFC Flyweight Championship
- Valentina Shevchenko (c) vs. Jennifer Maia – for UFC Girls’s Flyweight Championship
- Mike Perry vs. Tim Means, Welterweight
- Katlyn Chookagian vs. Cynthia Calvillo, Girls’s Flyweight
- Mauricio Rua vs. Paul Craig, Mild Heavyweight
- Brandon Moreno vs. Brandon Royval, Flyweight
- Joaquin Buckley vs. Jordan Wright, Middleweight
- Antonina Shevchenko vs. Ariane Lipski, Girls’s Flyweight
- Daniel Rodriguez vs. Nicolas Dalby, Welterweight
- Alan Jouban vs. Jared Gooden, Welterweight
- Kyle Daukaus vs. Dustin Stoltzfus, Middleweight
- Louis Cosce vs. Sasha Palatnikov, Welterweight
UFC 255: What has been mentioned?
Alex Perez mentioned: “Everyone within the high 5, high 10 may be crushed in any day, however I simply really feel like I deliver the stress.
“I deliver the scale for flyweight. I’m a giant flyweight. I deliver the scale, I deliver the stress, I deliver the wrestling and the cardio, so I really feel like we match up effectively.
“It’s going to be an ideal combat. Persons are counting it out as a result of Cody Garbrandt’s out, however I really feel like we’re going to steal the present.
“I believe it’s going to be ‘Battle of the Night time.’ We each prefer to go in there, we each come ahead, we each prefer to throw.
“If individuals have seen my fights, I don’t take a step again (and) he doesn’t take a step again, both. So I’m anticipating a five-round warfare.
“I’ve been 5 rounds earlier than, so I do know the cardio can maintain up, and I’ve seen him go to a choice a couple of occasions, so I do know his cardio can maintain up. So it’s going to be a standup battle, I believe.
“It will imply the world to me to show everyone unsuitable.
“I’ve had individuals inform me time and time once more that I didn’t belong right here, I wasn’t adequate to ever make it to the UFC. Now have a look at me: I’m preventing for the title. So it’ll simply be the cherry on high, successful that belt.”