Brazilians gain weight and confirm fights at UFC Vegas 57 Play

Brazilians gain weight and confirm fights at UFC Vegas 57  Play

UFC Vegas 57. Brazilians lose weight and confirm fights

This Friday afternoon (24) the official weigh-in of UFC Vegas 57 was held at Ultimate Facilities in Las Vegas (USA). The show is scheduled for Saturday night (25) at the same location. All 24 fighters selected managed to lose weight in their respective divisions.

UFC Vegas 57 will feature three Brazilian athletes. A multiples champion in jiu-jitsu, Rodolfo Vieira will take action at middleweight against Chris Curtis. The Brazilian, who was released to compete after being diagnosed with a congenital malformation in the brain, scored 83.9kg against his opponent’s 84.1kg.

In lightweight, Thiago Moises reached the mark of 70.5kg, while Christos Giagos was 200g heavier at 70.7kg. In bantamweight, Raulian Paiva reached 61.7 kg, as did Sergei Morozov.

Responsible for the main event of UFC Vegas 57, Arman Tsarukyan and Mateusz Gamarot weighed in at 70.7 kg in the lightweight division. It is worth noting that in battles that do not fit a belt, athletes can use a 454 g tolerance.

Complete Card:

UFC Vegas 57
Las Vegas, United States
Saturday, June 25, 2022

Main card (23:00, Brasilia time):

Lightweight: Arman Tsarukyan (70.8kg) vs. Mateusz Gamarot (70.8kg)
Welterweight: Neil Magny (77.6kg) vs. Shaukat Rakhmonov (77.3kg)
Heavyweight: Josh Parisian (120.4kg) vs. Alan Baudot (114.8kg)
Lightweight: Thiago Moises (70.5kg) x Christos Giagos (70.8kg)
Bantamweight: Omar Nurmagomedov (61.7kg) vs. Nate Maynes (61.2kg)
Middleweight: Chris Curtis (84.1kg) x Rodolfo Vieira (83.9kg)

Starting card: (20 hours, Brasilia time):

Light Heavyweight (up to 93.4kg): Carlos Ulberg (92.8kg) vs. Tafon Nchukvi (93.4kg)
Featherweight (up to 66.2kg): Shaylyn Nuerdanbeck (66.2kg) x TJ Brown (66kg)
Bantamweight (up to 61.7kg): Raulian Paiva (61.7kg) x Sergei Morozov (61.7kg)
Flyweight (up to 57.2kg): Cody Durden (57.2kg) x JP Bias (57.2kg)
Bantamweight (up to 61.7kg): Brian Kelleher (61.5kg) x Mario Bautista (61.5kg)
Strawweight (up to 52.6kg): Jin Yu Frei (52.4kg) x Vanessa Demopoulos (52.4kg)

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