Christmas comes early: UFC 256, ‘Fight of the Year’ candidate airs Thursday night on ESPN2

Did you miss the UFC 256 main event slugfest between Deiveson Figueiredo and Brandon Moreno from earlier this month?

Well, it seems Christmas may have come early for you. Tonight, Christmas Eve night, ESPN2 will replay the pay-per-view main card in its entirety, including the “Fight of the Year” candidate battle between the UFC flyweight champion Figueiredo (20-1-1 UFC, 9-1-1 UFC) and Mexican challenger Moreno (18-5-2 MMA, 7-2-2 UFC).

The event took place on Dec. 12 at the UFC Apex in Las Vegas. Before the flyweights threw down, lightweight contenders Charles Oliveira and Tony Ferguson faced off in the co-headliner.

Also on the main card, Mackenzie Dern fought Virna Jandiroba and Kevin Holland vs. Ronald Souza ended in a “Knockout of the Year” candidate. In addition to those four fights, catch a heavyweight battle between former UFC heavyweight champion Junior Dos Santos and rising star Ciryl Gane.

The replay action kicks off Thursday night at 9 p.m. E.T. on ESPN2.

Check out Dana White’s announcement below:

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