UFC 256 Weigh-in Results: Figueiredo & Moreno Set For Historic Fight
After fighting just 20 days ago, Deiveson Figueiredo and Brandon Moreno have made weight for their historic, title fight tomorrow.
Deiveson Figueiredo and Brandon Moreno are all set to compete in the fastest, turn-around title fight in UFC history tomorrow, as both men made weight today for UFC 256.
Figueiredo versus Moreno
Both Figueiredo and Moreno are coming off wins at UFC 255 last month, which went down on November 2st. The flyweight champ Figueiredo quickly submitted Alex Perez, and Moreno stopped Brandon Royval.
When bantamweight champ Petr Yan was forced to withdraw from a scheduled fight with Aljamain Sterling, Figueiredo and Moreno agreed to step up. In doing so, they are setting a record for the fastest, turn-around title fight: 21 days.
The champ came in at 124.5 pounds for Saturday’s headliner, as did Moreno.
UFC 256 weigh-in results
Here are the complete weigh-in results for UFC 256, which will be hosted by the Apex Facility in Las Vegas (results via MMA Junkie).
Main Card (Pay-per-view, 10 p.m. ET)
Deiveson Figueiredo (124.5) vs. Brandon Moreno (124.5)
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Tony Ferguson (155) vs. Charles Oliveira (154.5)
Mackenzie Dern (115) vs. Virna Jandiroba (115)
Kevin Holland (185) vs. Ronaldo Souza (185.5)
Junior Dos Santos (246.5) vs. Ciryl Gane (247.5)
Preliminary Card (ESPN2, ESPN+, 8 p.m. ET)
Daniel Pineda (145.5) vs. Cub Swanson (145)
Rafael Fiziev (155.5) vs. Renato Moicano (155)
Billy Quarantillo (145.5) vs. Gavin Tucker (146)
Sam Hughes (115.5) vs. Tecia Torres (115.5)
Preliminary Card (ESPN+, 7:30 p.m. ET)
Peter Barrett (145.5) vs. Chase Hooper (145.5)