APEX will be back in action for UFC Las Vegas 54 this weekend. The title of the card is John Blachowicz, who was recently ousted as the light heavyweight champion, and Aleksander Rakic.
The main event winner of UFC Vegas 54 will have a chance to get close to a shot at Gold. Both Blachowicz and Rakic will be hoping for an impressive win that will give them the next man-up status for the winner of Glover Teixeira vs. Jiri Prochazka, set for UFC 275. Participants in the main event include 205ers with Ryan Spann. On Ion Cutelaba.
In the main event, Ryan Spin will meet Ion Cutelaba when the other two lightweights will finish it. Spann is currently ranked # 13, Cutelaba has a chance to rank in the LHW with a big win tomorrow.
There will be another battle with the potential implications of the title when former challenger and # 1 ranked women's flyweight Katlyn Chookagain will face Amanda Ribas on the main card. Although it may be too early for Chookagain to get another title shot after falling unilaterally to Valentina Shevchenko in 2020, if Shevchenko remains the champion after UFC 275, Ribas will be a new contender. Towards Ribas "bullet".
UFC Fight Night: Blachowicz vs Rakic broadcasts from the UFC Apex will be live on Saturday, May 14 in Las Vegas, Nevada, and will be on Sunday, May 15 in the UK and Australia. The day before the fight show, the players stepped on the scales to make it official. And we can see the full results of today's weight loss for you below!
UFC Vegas 54: Blachowicz vs. Rakic Weigh-In Results
Light Heavyweight: Jan Błachowicz (205.5) vs. Aleksandar Rakić (205)
Light Heavyweight: Ryan Spann (206) vs. Ion Cuțelaba (205)
Bantamweight: Davey Grant (135.5) vs. Louis Smolka (136)
Women’s Flyweight: Katlyn Chookagian (125.5) vs. Amanda Ribas (125.5)
Lightweight: Frank Camacho (155) vs. Manuel Torres (155.5)
Flyweight: Jake Hadley (125.5) vs. Allan Nascimento (125.5)
Women’s Flyweight: Viviane Araújo (125) vs. Andrea Lee (125)
Lightweight: Michael Johnsonn (155) vs. Alan Patrick (156)
Women’s Strawweight: Virna Jandiroba (115) vs. Angela Hill (115.5)
Flyweight: Tatsuro Taira (125) vs. Carlos Candelario (126)*
Middleweight: Nick Maximov (184.5) vs. Andre Petroski (185)
* Carlos Candelario missed weight by 0.5 pounds. He was given one hour to make weight, and hit 126 on his final attempt.