The UFC Apex in Las Vegas, Nevada hosts UFC 255, a 12-fight card featuring a flyweight championship double header.
In the main event Deiveson Figueiredo defends the men’s UFC flyweight title for the first time against number four ranked contender Alex Perez. Figueiredo captured the vacant title belt in July running his current win streak to four in a row submitting Joseph Benavidez. Perez comes in having won three in a row with finishes in the last two.
The co-main event has Jennifer Maia challenging Valentina “Bullet” Shevchenko for the women’s UFC flyweight championship. Maia a former Titan FC & Invicta FC champion, who is won three of her last four fights. Maia earn the title shot by submitting number one contender Joanne Calderwood. Shecvchenko is 5-0 at 125 lbs. including three successful title defenses.
Watch the prelims on ESPN2 at 6:30 p.m. et, main card is an ESPN+ pay per view exclusive at 10 p.m. et.
- Flyweight Title Bout: (champ) Deiveson Figueiredo (20-1) def. Alex Perez (24-6) by submission (guillotine choke) 1:57 R1
- Women’s Flyweight Title Bout: (champ) Valentina Shevchenko (20-3) def. Jennifer Maia (18-7-1) by (49-46 x3) unanimous decision
- Welterweight Bout: Tim Means (31-12-1) def. Mike Perry (14-7) by (30-27, 29-28 x2) unanimous decision
- Women’s Flyweight Bout: Katlyn Chookagian (15-4) def. Cynthia Calvillo (9-2-1) by (30-27 x2) unanimous decision
- Light-heavyweight Bout: Paul Craig (14-4-1) def. Mauricio Rua (27-12-1) by TKO (ground & pound from back mount) 3:36 R2
- Flyweight Bout: Brandon Moreno (18-5-1) def. Brandon Royval (12-4) by TKO (shoulder injury) 4:59 R1
- Middleweight Bout: Joaquin Buckley (12-3) def. Jordan Wright (11-1) by KO (left hook & right hook) 0:18 R2
- Women’s Flyweight Bout: Antonina Shevchenko (9-2) def. Ariane Lipski (13-6) by TKO (ground & pound from back mount) 4:33 R2
- Welterweight Bout: Nicolas Dalby (19-4-1) def. Daniel Rodriguez (13-2) by (30-27, 29-28 x2) unanimous decision
- Welterweight Bout: Alan Jouban (17-7) def. Jared Gooden (17-5) by (30-27 x3) unanimous decision
- Middleweight Bout: Kyle Daukaus (10-1) def. Dustin Stoltzfus (13-2) by (30-26, 30-27 x2) unanimous decision
- Welterweight Bout: Sasha Palatnikov (6-2) def. Louis Cosce (7-1) by TKO (right hook & punches on ground) 2:47 R3