UFC Vegas is all set for 46, which will take place this Saturday (15), in Las Vegas, United States, and will mark the organization’s first event in 2022. This Friday (14), the official weigh-in for the edition and scheduled for all 10 fights cards have been confirmed.
In the legitimate clash for the featherweight division, responsible for creating the main event of UFC Vegas 46, Calvin Katar and Giga Chikadze were also on the scales and both weighed 66.2 kg. Fifth in the featherweight rankings, Katar is coming out losing to former champion Max Holloway, while Chikadze has been rocked by a series of seven consecutive wins in the UFC and is currently ranked eighth among the best in the division.
In a valid match for the flyweight category, Brazilian Rogerio Bontorin and his opponent, Brandon Royval, scored 56.9 grams. Bontorin comes from a win over Matt Schnell, while Royale comes from blows for Brandon Moreno and Alexandre Pantoja. In the women’s flyweight, Jennifer Maia and her rival Caitlin Chukgian also did well, reaching 57.1kg.
Revealed by the reality show “Dana White’s Contender Series”, JoAnderson Toubro is also free to make her UFC debut. The Maranho-born featherweight crossed the bar with ease and lifted 65.9kg, while his rival Bill Alzio scored 65.7kg.
UFC Vegas 46
UFC Apex in Las Vegas (USA)
Saturday, January 15, 2022
Main Card (21:00 GMT)
Peso-Pea (about 65.7 kg): Calvin Katar (66.2 kg) x Giga Chikadze (66.2 kg)
Heavyweight (up to 120.2 kg): Jake Collier (119.9 kg) x Chase Sherman (113.3 kg)
Flyweight (up to 56.7kg): Brandon Royval (56.9kg) x Rosario Bontorin (56.9kg)
Flyweight (up to 56.7kg): Caitlin Chukgian (57.1kg) x Jennifer Maia (57.1kg)
Peso-Lev (70.3kg): Dakota Bush (70.5kg) x Viacheslav Borshev (70.3kg)
Featherweight (up to 65.7kg): Bill Elgio (65.7kg) vs. Joanderson Toubarao (65.9kg)
Early card (19:00, Brasilia time)
Middleweight (up to 83.9kg): Jamie Pickett (83.6kg) vs. Joseph Holmes (84.1kg)
Welterweight (up to 77kg): Court McGee (77.1kg) x Ramiz Brahimaz (77.3kg)
Featherweight (up to 65.7kg): Brian Kelleher (65.7kg) vs Kevin Krum (65.5kg)
Peso-lev (70,3 kg): TJ Brown (70,7 kg) x Charles Rosa (70,7 kg)