UFC 256: Figueiredo vs Moreno live preliminary results, discussion, game by game

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Join us today on Bloody Elbow for live scores, chat, points and play-by-play as UFC 256 takes place live in Vegas.

Today’s show will feature a title fight in the flyweight division. Headlining Deiveson Figueiredo will seek to make UFC history by defending his title twice in 21 days against top contender Brandon Moreno. In the co-main, Tony Ferguson returns to the Octagon to face Charles Oliveira, who is on a seven-game winning streak.

This article will cover the foreplay. The fight featured on the lower card will see longtime featherweight contender Cub Swanson finally make his comeback after a terrible injury. He will face his veteran colleague Daniel Pineda.

Today’s show is a standard PPV, but Covid has taken it down a notch. There’s a Fight Pass fight, which is scheduled to begin around 7:30 p.m. ET / 4:30 p.m. PT. Things will switch to ESPN 2 and ESPN + for four more fights at 8 ET, then we’ll switch to PPV at 10 p.m. ET as standard.

Chase Hooper vs. Peter Barrett

Tour 1 – They’re retouching. The two throw a few feints and Hooper dives into a withdrawal. But I can’t go anywhere. Barrett’s kick. Again. Good counter too. Hooper kick. Barrett with a nice kick. Hooper with a right hook. Side kick. Barrett lands low. Cornuts cam confirms. H takes about a minute and they reset. Barrett lands two low kicks. Barrett with a lead left hook. Stroke. Barrett catches another kick. Hooper Barrett clogs in the cup. It takes a little while to reset. Hooper’s leg kick. Side kick. Barrett jumps with a right hook. Hooper picks up one but Barrett fights it. Barrett’s elbows as Hooper continues to try to take out. He switches to a double, then shoots the guard with a leg lock. Time is running out, however. 10-9 Barrett.

2ème round

Preliminary map

Cub Swanson vs. Daniel Pineda

Renato Moicano contracts Rafael Fiziev

Gavin Tucker vs. Billy Quarantillo

Tecia Torres vs. Sam Hughes

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