UFC Louisville has a duel of generations in the middleweight division and six Brazilians in action this Saturday

Led by Cannonier x Imavov, UFC Louisville features Brunno Hulk, Thiago Moisés and three other Brazilians

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Cannonier and Imavov take part in the main fight of UFC Louisville (Photo: Montage/SUPER FIGHTS)

This Saturday (8), the largest MMA organization in the world arrives in the state of Kentucky, in the United States, for UFC Louisville. In the main fight of the event, Jared Cannonier e Nassourdine Imavov star in a crucial duel for the future of the middleweights (up to 83,9 kg).

In the co-main fight, the former challenger for the light heavyweight belt (up to 93 kg) Dominick reyes seeks to end the terrible sequence of four defeats and win for the first time since October 2019 and faces dustin jacoby, which is trying to return to the top-15 in the category.

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Brazilian feels bad at weigh-in, but fight goes ahead at UFC Louisville. Photo: Reproduction/Instagram/UFC Brasil
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Brazil will be represented by six fighters at UFC Louisville. Bruno Hulk is the only one on the main card, while Thiago Moses, Carlos Prates, Eduardo Moura, Denise Gomes e Rayanne dos Santos come into action on the preliminary card.

Jared Cannonier and Nassourdine Imavov have a crucial duel of generations at middleweight

Former title challenger and current fourth place in the category ranking, Jared Cannonier he is looking for his third consecutive victory to solidify his place in the middleweight elite and get closer to a new chance at the title.

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Considered one of the main promises in the category and 11 years younger than the North American, the Frenchman Nassourdine Imavov occupies seventh place in the rankings and is trying to get closer to an unprecedented title fight.

Brazil in action

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Bruno Hulk after victory in UFC 283. Photo: Reproduction/Instagram

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In total, six Brazilians will take action at UFC Louisville: Bruno Hulk, on the main card, and Thiago Moses, Carlos Prates, Eduardo Moura, Denise Gomes e Rayanne dos Santos, in the preliminary.

Looking for his second consecutive victory in Ultimate, the middleweight Bruno Hulk counts on the destructive power of a knockout to overcome the North American Dustin Stoltzfus.

Once part of the top-15 lightweight division (up to 70,3 kg), Thiago Moses seeks to regain its place in the category's elite with a victory over the strong Slovak Ludovit Klein, which has five unbeaten fights.

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After debuting with an overwhelming knockout in February, the welterweight (up to 77,1 kg) Carlos Prates seeks to repeat the dose in a duel against the North American Charlie Radtke.

In the strawweight division (up to 52,1 kg), Eduarda 'Ronda' Moura and Denise Gomes they star in a 100% Tupiniquim duel that promises to catch fire in the octagon.

Opening the event, also in the strawweight division, Rayanne dos Santos seeks to recover from the defeat suffered in the debut and faces the Indian Puja Tomar.

UFC Louisville technical sheet

Order date: June 08st, 2024

Open Hours: From 18pm (Brasília time)

Location: KFC Yum! Center, Louisville, Kentucky, United States

How to watch: SUPER FIGHTS LIVE In real time, UFC Fight Pass (the entire card) online.

MAIN CARD (21 p.m. Brasília time)

Average weight (up to 83,9 kg): Jared Cannonier x Nassourdine Imavov

Light heavyweight (up to 93 kg): Dominick reyes x dustin jacoby

Bantam weight (up to 61,2 kg): Raúl Rosas Jr.. x Ricky Turcios

Average weight (up to 83,9 kg): Bruno Hulk x Dustin Stoltzfus

Average weight (up to 83,9 kg): Julian Marquez x Zachary Reese

Welterweight (up to 77,1 kg): Miguel Baeza x Punahele Soriano

PRELIMINARY CARD (18 p.m. Brasília time)

Light weight (up to 70,3 kg): Thiago Moses x Ludovit Klein

Welterweight (up to 77,1 kg): Charlie Radtke x Carlos Prates

Bantam weight (up to 61,2 kg): Brad Katona x Jesse Butler

Flyweight (up to 56,7 kg): Andrea Lee x Mountain Rose

Bantam weight (up to 61,2 kg): John Castaneda x Daniel Marcos

Straw weight (up to 52,1 kg): Eduardo Moura x Denise Gomes

Bantam weight (up to 61,2 kg): cody stmann x Taylor lapilus

Straw weight (up to 52,1 kg): Rayanne dos Santos x Puja Tomar

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