01 Jan UFC 256 weigh-in results: Figueiredo vs. Moreno, Ferguson vs. Oliveira official
Flyweight headliners Deiveson Figueiredo and Brandon Moreno made weight for their 21-day championship turnaround Friday morning in Las Vegas, officially confirming their UFC 256 bout for Saturday’s pay-per-view.
Charles Oliveira, whose weight was put in question by his opponent Tony Ferguson leading up to the co-main event, also came in half a pound under the limit at 154.5 pounds. “El Cucuy” hit the 155-pound mark.
The other eight matchups were made official Friday after all 16 athletes made weight, including strawweights Mackenzie Dern and former Invicta FC champion Virna Jandiroba.
Former RIZIN bantamweight champion Manel Kape weighed in at 124.5 pounds as a backup fighter in case Figueiredo or Moreno couldn’t hit the championship mark on short notice for the headliner.
See the full UFC 256 weigh-in results below:
Main card (ESPN+ PPV at 10 p.m. ET)
Deiveson Figueiredo (124.5) vs. Brandon Moreno (124.5)
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)
Prelim (ESPN2, ESPN+ at 8 p.m. ET)
Cub Swanson (145) vs. Daniel Pineda (145.5)
Renato Moicano (155) vs. Rafael Fiziev (155.5)
Gavin Tucker (146) vs. Billy Quarantillo (145.5)
Tecia Torres (115.5) vs. Sam Hughes (115.5)
Early Prelims (ESPN+ at 7:30 p.m. ET)
Chase Hooper (145.5) vs. Peter Barrett (145.5)
Manel Kape (backup fighter): 124.5 pounds.