Now, UFC fans around the world have not had long to wait before the next main event and UFC 255 will see both the men’s and women’s flyweight world titles be put on the line.
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Champion Valentina Shevchenko will take on Jennifer Maia before Deiveson Figueiredo defends his belt against Alex Perez.
Figueiredo was set to face former UFC Bantamweight Champion Cody Garbrandt in the headline bout but he had to pull out due to a torn bicep.
Perez has stepped in and it promises to be an exciting night with the double header of title fights.
Here’s everything you need to know about UFC 255…
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UFC 255: Date and start time
The main event is scheduled to take place in the early hours of Sunday, November 22 for UK fans and will be held behind closed doors.
It is being held at the UFC APEX Center in Las Vegas.
UK fans can expect the headline fight between Figueiredo and Perez to get under way at around 6am.
UFC 255: TV and live stream
UFC 255 will be shown on BT Sport and will not be a pay-per-view event in the UK.
A preview show and the prelims will start on BT Sport 1 from midnight on Sunday before their main show begins at 3am.
It will be live streamed on BT Sport’s website and app for subscribers.
The early prelims will be shown on UFC’s Fight Pass and in the US, all prelim bouts will be simulcast on ESPN, ESPN Deportes and ESPN+ in English and Spanish.
How can I watch UFC 255 for FREE?
EE mobile customers can get a FREE three-month trial of BT Sport by texting SPORT to 150.
You can then cancel the trial at any time.
A UFC Flyweight Championship bout between current champion Deiveson Figueiredo and former UFC Bantamweight Champion Cody Garbrandt was expected to serve as the event headliner. However on October 2, it was announced that Garbrandt pulled out due to a torn bicep and was replaced by Alex Perez, who was already scheduled to face Brandon Moreno at the event. Moreno is now expected to face Brandon Royval.
A UFC Women’s Flyweight Championship bout between current champion Valentina Shevchenko and Jennifer Maia is expected to co-headline the event.
John Allan Arte and Roman Dolidze were originally scheduled to meet at this event in a light heavyweight bout. They were eventually rescheduled for UFC Fight Night 185 in December.
Former UFC Welterweight Champion Robbie Lawler was expected to face Mike Perry at this event. However, Lawler pulled out of the fight in late October citing an undisclosed injury. He was replaced by Tim Means.
A welterweight bout between Orion Cosce and Nicolas Dalby was expected to take place at this event. However on November 12, Cosce pulled out due to undisclosed reasons and was replaced by Daniel Rodriguez.