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UFC 255 Primer: Watch The Pay-per-view Opener

UFC 255 [1] is going down tonight at the Apex Facility in Las Vegas, and you get up to speed on the main card by checking out the opener below.

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Two title fights

Today’s event will feature two title fights, as both Deiveson Figueiredo and Valentina Shevchenko are looking to defend their respective, flyweight titles.

Figueiredo is taking on the contender, Alex Perez, who stepped in for the injury Cody Garbrandt. The bout will mark the first time Figueiredo has defended the belt, since he choked out Joseph Benavidez to win the vacant title in July.

Shevchenko, meanwhile, will be looking to defend her flyweight crown for the fourth time. The renowned fighter is set to take on Jennifer Maia.

UFC 255 line-up

Here is the complete line-up for tonight’s UFC 255 card (via MMA Mania [2]).

UFC 255 PPV Main Card On ESPN+ (10 p.m. ET)

125 lbs.: UFC Flyweight Champion Deiveson Figueiredo vs. Alex Perez
125 lbs.: UFC Women’s Flyweight Champion Valentina Shevchenko vs. Jennifer Maia
170 lbs.: Mike Perry vs. Tim Means
125 lbs.: Cynthia Calvillo vs. Katlyn Chookagian
205 lbs.: Mauricio Rua vs. Paul Craig

UFC 255 Late Prelims On ESPN+/ESPN 2 (8 p.m. ET)

125 lbs.: Brandon Moreno vs. Brandon Royval
185 lbs.: Joaquin Buckley vs. Jordan Wright
125 lbs.: Ariane Lipski vs. Antonina Shevchenko
170 lbs.: Nicolas Dalby vs. Daniel Rodriguez

UFC 255 Early Prelims On ESPN+/ESPN2 (6:30 p.m. ET)

170 lbs.: Jared Gooden vs. Alan Jouban
185 lbs.: Kyle Daukaus vs. Dustin Stoltzfus
170 lbs.: Louis Cosce vs. Sasha Palatnikov