UFC 256 featuring Deiveson Figueiredo vs. Brandon Moreno happens this Saturday, December 12, 2020. This is Figueiredo’s 2nd title defense and is coming off a submission victory over Alex Perez at UFC 255. Brandon Moreno is on a 3-fight win streak coming off a TKO victory in the UFC 255 Prelim headliner. He’s won 4 of his last 5 fights, never been finished.
UFC 256 will also see Tony Ferguson take on Charles Oliveira. The winner of this fight will likely face off against the winner of McGregor vs. Poirier in January.
The Main Event is Exclusively on ESPN+
UFC 256 is Saturday, December 12, 2020 The TV schedule is as follows:
How To Watch UFC 256
A subscription to ESPN+ costs $5.99 per month and provides a ton of extra and exclusive content from nearly every professional sport. The membership also gives you the option to purchase UFC Pay Per Views for $64.99 each. You have three options for subscribing to ESPN+ and watching the fight. They are:
- Subscribe to ESPN+ for $5.99 a month. Once signed up, you can purchase the fight for $64.99 from within the app (I’ll explain how in a second).
- You also have the option of bundling ESPN+ with Hulu and Disney+. The total price for all three is $12.99 per month. Then you can purchase the fight for $64.99 from within the app.
- You can get a one-year subscription to ESPN+ and purchase the UFC Pay Per View for $84.98. Considering a year of ESPN+ would cost $59.88, and the PPV is $64.99, you’re saving around 25% purchasing the fight bundle.
Watching UFC 256 on your TV
For those new to streaming, there are several ways to watch the fight on your TV. Once you subscribe to ESPN+, you can watch it through the ESPN app.
The ESPN App supports Roku Players and TVs, Amazon Fire TV devices, Chromecast, Apple TV, Android, iPhone, Samsung TVs, Xbox One, and PS4. We put together an article that explains how this is done here: How to Watch ESPN+ on Your TV.
UFC 256 Key Fights
- Deiveson Figueiredo vs. Brandon Moreno
- Figueiredo – Men’s Flyweight Champion, 20-1 record, 17 wins by knockout or submission. He is on a 6-fight win streak and is tied for most finishes in Flyweight history
- Moreno – #1 ranked UFC Flyweight, He has a record of 18-5-1 with 10 wins by submission.
- Tony “El Cucuy” Ferguson vs. “Do Bronx” Charles Oliveira
- Ferguson – #3 ranked Lightweight with a record of 26-4-0. He’s coming off his first loss in 8 years against Justin Gaethje at UFC 249 and was on a 12-fight win streak before that fight
- Oliveira – #6 ranked Lightweight, 19-8-0. He holds the record for most submission wins in UFC history with 14.
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