UFC Apex receives UFC Vegas 27 this Saturday (22), in Las Vegas, United States. The main event of the night will bring an important battle for the bantamweight class. At No. 3 in the rankings, Rob Font will measure up against former champion Cody Garbrandt. In addition, the card will feature a total of five Brazilians in action. In the main card, Brazilian representative will be Norma Dumont, who wants to face Felicia Spencer once and for all in the organization.
The opening card has four more athletes representing Brazil. Featherweight Ricardo Carcasinha and welterweight Claudio Hannibal, who come from defeat, are looking to recover against Bill Elgio and Court McGee respectively. In the division of the flies, Bruno Bulldoginho will try to maintain a good moment, now in front of Victor Rodriguez. In light weight, Paraense Rafael Alves makes his debut in a duel at the UFC against Russian Damir Ismagulov.
Bantamweight has significant conflict in the main battle
Tonight’s card will be important for the future of the Main Event Ultimate Bantamweight category. Number 3 in the division rankings, Rob Font is packed to three consecutive wins in the organization, over Sergio Pettis, Ricky Simon and Marlon Mores, and is dreaming of a future chance to dispute the weight class belt, with the 33-year-old Americans will measure forces against Cody Garbrandt. Fourth among the 41kg best players, the Team Alpha male athlete managed to suffer three consecutive defeats (twice for TJ Dilshaw and Pedro Munhoz), but in his final appearance in June last year, he recovered when he beat Rafael Asuncao Beat. knock out.
Norma Dumont wants to pack for good
Fighting for Ultimate since last year, Norma goes to her third fight in the Dumont franchise. After losing to Megan Anderson and defeating Ashlee Evans-Smith, Brazil wants to secure their second consecutive win and will have to overcome a tough opponent. Canadian Felicia Spencer has faced names such as Amanda Nunes and Chris Cyborg – losing to both – and is a former featherweight champion of Invicta FC, an American event that specifically promotes women’s doubles.
Four Brazilians in action on preliminary card
Four Brazilians take action on the UFC Vegas 27 preliminary card. At featherweight, Ricardo Carcassinha returned to the Ultimate Octagon after losing to Leron Murphy in his last performance in July last year, and will face American Bill Algio, who unanimously spiked Carlyle in his most recent fight in the organization Against comes from positive results.
In the welterweight division, Claudio Hannibal returned to action after interrupting his streak of five consecutive wins. In October last year, the Jiu-Jitsu Black Belt was defeated by James Cross in a unanimous decision by the judges and in an attempt to restart the path to victory, Brazil would measure their strength against Court McGee, an American athlete who respectively Dhiego lost his final three fights to Lima, Sean Brady and Carlos Condit.
At flyweight, two months after making his last appearance, where he defeated JP Buise in the second round by a technical knockout, Bruno Buldoginho would be another man trying to extend his positive streak within the world’s largest octagon. The 31-year-old from Sao Paulo will face American Victor Rodriguez, who is seeking his first positive result in the franchise after making his debut at the UFC in October last year, losing to Adrian Yanez in the first round knockout. .
Opening this Saturday’s card, Rafael Alves made his UFC debut. With a record of 30 years and 19 wins and nine defeats in professional MMA, Paraense has gone through the American event Titan FC and was hired by the UFC last year after standing on the reality show “Dana Whites Contender Series” In August, defeated Alejandro Garcia via second round submission. His opponent this Saturday will be the very tough Damir Ismagulov (22-1), who has not lost a single fight since 2015 and is packed to an incredible streak of 17 consecutive career wins, three of which by Ultimate.
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UFC Apex in Las Vegas (USA)
Saturday, May 22, 2021
Main Card (8:00 PM EST)
Peso-Gallo: Rob Font x Cody Garbrandt
Strawweight: Yan Xiaonan vs Carla Esparza
Heavyweight: Justin Tafa x Jared Vandera
Featherweight: Felicia Spencer vs Norma Dumont
Peso-Media: Jack Hermanson x Edman Shahbazyan;
Initial Card (5:00 PM GMT)
Penalty: Ricardo Caracasinha x Bill Algio
Heavyweight: Ben Rothwell x Chris Barnett
Middleweight: Court McGee vs Claudio Hannibal
Flyweight: Bruno Buldoginho vs Victor Rodriguez
Peso-Pena: Josh Culibao x Yilan Sha
Lightweight: Yancy Medeiros vs Damir Hadzovic
Lightweight: Rafael Alves vs Damir Ismagulov