UFC 255 pre-event facts: Valentina Shevchenko’s resume is downright scary

The UFC makes its return to pay-per-view Saturday with UFC 255 at the UFC Apex in Las Vegas following prelims on ESPN2 and ESPN+.

A championship doubleheader is atop the card. In the main event, flyweight champ Deiveson Figueiredo (19-1 MMA, 8-1 UFC) looks to get his reign off to a positive start when he meets challenger Alex Perez (23-5 MMA, 5-1 UFC), who stepped in as a replacement for Cody Garbrandt.

The co-headliner sees all-time great Valentina Shevchenko (19-3 MMA, 8-2 UFC) look to extend her women’s flyweight reign with a fourth defense when she takes on Brazilian challenger Jennifer Maia (18-6-1 MMA, 3-2 UFC).

For more on the numbers behind the two title fights, as well as the rest of the card, check below for 60 pre-event facts about UFC 255.

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