There were no shortage of talking points after Saturday UFC 256 main card of action. MMA Fans were treated to one of the most exciting events of the year, and there some massive results that some fans struggled to get their head around. It was the last numbered event of 2020, and fans will be hoping that the first numbered event can follow on from this one in terms of quality and entertainment.
UFC News: Deiveston Figueiredo vs Brandon Moreno Ends In Draw
The main event of the evening saw Deiveston Figueiredo looking to continue his monumental charge in the UFC. However, there was a shock in terms of result as the fight was declared a draw after five rounds of action. Many expected Figueiredo to claim another victim on Saturday.
But, Brandon Moreno was able to defy those odds to claim a deserved draw and take his record to 18-5-2. Fans immediately begged for a rematch to be made following the draw, and that would appear to be the most likely next step for Dana White and the UFC.
UFC News: Tony Ferguson Beaten Again
The result in the main event wasn’t the only shock of the evening, with Tony Ferguson being beaten by decision in the co-main event by Charles Oliveira. Many expected Ferguson to bounce back from the defeat that he suffered against Justin Gaethje, but his challenge was made harder when it was clear that he was suffering the after effects after refusing to tap out to a submission. Those at ring side and Dana White himself were stunned that he didn’t submit during the fight, and he was hailed afterwards for his toughness.
However, White did reveal afterwards that the fight could have been the last time that we will see Ferguson in the octagon. It wasn’t just the injury that caused White to make that claim, but also the fact that Ferguson was unable to bounce back in the fashion that he was hoping. There will now be questions about what comes next for Ferguson, as even a rematch against Gaethje looks incredibly unlikely.