Grasso attempts the first defense of the flyweight title after taking it from Shevchenko at UFC 285. The two faced off before fans after fighters got a serenade by a live mariachi band in Las Vegas.
“Tomorrow is a grand day, and tomorrow, with all my heart, power and spirit, I will step into the battle,” Shevchenko said.
“We’re going to give everything,” Grasso responded via translator. “We’re going to come out with that belt again.”
Co-headliners Kevin Holland and Jack Della Maddelena faced off in the co-main event with Holland returning to the welterweight division to face the up-and-comer.
Noche UFC takes place Saturday at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas and airs on ESPN+.
Check out full highlights from the ceremonial weigh-ins on Friday in Las Vegas.