This Saturday, UFC Vegas 54 will kick off with the main fight between Blachowicz vs. Rakic. Instagram: janblachowicz
UFC Vegas 54 is the card that the mixed martial arts company will present tonight in charge of a stellar fight with Jan Blachowicz and Alexander Rakic in the light heavyweight division.
UFC APEX in Las Vegas, Nevada, will be the stage where the show will take place, with Blachowicz and Rakic heading for wins that will bring them closer to a world title fight.
The fight was originally announced for last March, but Pole’s injury forced it to be postponed, but they are ready and when they met at the weighting ceremony on Friday, Blacowicz weighed 205.5 pounds, while His opponent scored 205 .
A Face Off As Close As @JanBlachowicz Vs @Rakic_UFC Can Get – TOMORROW!
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Both fighters recognize the importance of going out of their way, as a fight for the world title surely awaits them against Glover Teixeira, the defending champion, and the winner of the clash between Jiri Prochazka, who will take a one-off in Singapore on 11 June. will face the other.
Highlighting this Saturday’s card is the UFC debut of Mexican Manuel Torres, who will face veteran Frank Camacho.
The UFC Vegas 54 feature will take place on May 14, 2022. The preliminary card starts at 7:30 p.m. ET (4:30 p.m. Pacific, and the main fights begin at 10:00 p.m. Pacific),
The UFC Vegas 54 card can be viewed live on ESPN and ESPN+.
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Estellares 7 a.m. PT / 9 p.m. / 11 p.m./4 p.m.
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The main card will be six fights, the main of which will be between Blacovicz vs Rakik as well as the introduction of Mexican fighter Manuel Torres, who has 12 victories in his career and only two losses.
Jan Blachowicz (205.5 lbs) vs. Alexander Rakic (205 lbs)
Ryan Spahn (206) vs. Ayan Cattelba (205)
Davey Grant (135.5) vs. Louis Smolka (136)
Caitlin Chukgian (125.5) vs Amanda Ribas (125.5)
Frank Camacho (155) vs. Manuel Torres (155.5)
Jake Hadley (125.5) vs Alan Nascimento (125.5)
The starting card will consist of five fights:
Vivian Araujo (125 lbs) vs Andrea Lee (125 lbs)
Michael Johnson (155) vs. Alan Patrick (156)
Virna Jandiroba (115) vs Angela Hill (115.5)
Tatsuro Taira (125) vs. Carlos Candelario (126)
Nick Maximov (184.5) vs Andre Petrosky (185)