This Saturday, at the Apex in Las Vegas, there will be an impressive event of MMA: the UFC 256 arrives and has a title at stake. After a very crazy year from the social point of view, the sport continued its course as best it could and this weekend it will have one of the most important events. There, Deiveson Figueiredo He will try to defend his flyweight belt for the second time when he clashes with the great Brandon Moreno.
The stars that will not be
After being crowned the new Bantamweight champion, Petr Yan was to have his first defense in the UFC 256. It was Dana White who confirmed her rival a long time ago, announcing the date, the place and also the two fighters who will be in the co-star of the night. Thus, the president made official that the Russian would face the challenger Aljamain Sterling, classified in first place at 135 pounds. But, the current leader of the division was taken down.
In turn, unexpectedly, the rematch between Angela Hill and Tecia Torres will not take place in the UFC 256, after a problem that arose. Hill (12-9 MMA, 6-9 UFC) left a message on his personal Instagram account days ago, making it clear that he will not be able to be in the long-awaited contest with Torres (11-5 MMA, 7-5 UFC). This Saturday would be the evening, but her positive for COVID-19 left her aside a few days after it.
Schedules and television
In order to appreciate one of the best evenings of this 2020, whoever wants not to miss a second of it, will have to pay attention to ESPN. The broadcast will begin at 8.30 PM-03 with the first preliminaries. Then, at 10 PM -03, the preliminaries will begin filming, where there are gigantic fighters. And finally, at 12 AM-03 on Sunday the most anticipated will begin: the stellar ones. There, historical and martial artists of the moment will say present.
UFC 256 billboard
Deiveson Figueiredo (c) vs. Brandon Moreno – for the Flyweight belt.
Tony Ferguson vs. Charles Oliveira.
Renato Moicano vs. Rafael Fiziev.
Kevin Holland vs. Jacaré Souza.
Junior dos Santos vs. Ciryl Win.
Cub Swanson vs. Daniel Pineda.
Mackenzie Dern vs. Virna Jandiroba.
Gavin Tucker vs. Billy Quarantillo.
Tecia Torres vs. Sam Hugues.
Serghei Spivak vs. Jared Vanderaa.
Chase Hooper vs. Peter Barrett.
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