Brother of Johnny Walker and Norma Dumont lead Brazilians at UFC Las Vegas 90, this Saturday

Valter Walker and Minas Gerais fight important fights in an event led by Brendan Allen and Chris Curtis

Walter Walker (left) and Norm Dumont (dir.) present themselves in the UFC Las Vegas 90. Photo: SUPER FIGHTS montage

This Saturday (6), Walter Walker, brother of Johnny Walker, and Norm Dumont lead Brazilians in UFC Las Vegas 90. Starred by Brendan allen e Chris Curtis, the event features 13 scheduled fights and promises to shake up the spirits of MMA fans over the weekend.

On the rise in middleweight (up to 83,9kg.), Brendan allen takes revenge against his tormentor in a confrontation that took place in 2021, which represented his last stumble in MMA. Chris Curtis, in turn, could make a significant jump in the rankings, if he repeats his past feat on the show.

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Brother of Johnny Walker, Brazilian standout in UFC light heavyweight, Walter Walker will make his debut with the company. Representative of the heavyweights (up to 120,2kg), the undefeated 'giant' in MMA faces the pressured Lukasz Brzeski.

After a solid stint at featherweight (up to 65,7kg), Norm Dumont debuts as official representative of the bantamweight division (up to 61,2kg) after the extinction of his old category. The Minas Gerais native faces the former champion Germain de Randamie and defends its position in the top 15 of the division.

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In addition to Walker and Dumont, Brazil has four more representatives. Victor Hugo e Pedro Falcao face each other in a bantamweight fight, in addition to presentations of Jean Matsumoto e Cesar Almeida, the 'Cesinha'.

Brendan Allen x Chris Curtis

In December 2021, Curtis was responsible for promoting Allen's second defeat in the UFC. After the incident, the victim recovered in style, adding six successes in a row and moving up to sixth place in the rankings.

Today, Allen occupies a prominent place in the top 6, while the former executioner is in 14th position. Initially, Brendan would face Marvin vettori, who ended up leaving the event, giving way to Curtis.

If he wins, the number six in the ranking will take another step towards an unprecedented title fight in the middleweight division. Chris, in turn, can make a significant leap and get closer to the category's elite.

Valter Walker x Lukasz Brzeski

At 26, Walter Walker fulfills his dream of debuting in the biggest MMA organization in the world. Undefeated in 11 professional fights, the heavyweight will try to present his qualities to the event's spectators.

In addition to his debut, the Brazilian faces the tough commitment of complicating his opponent's situation in the company. Representative of the company since 2021, Lukasz was unable to win in the four challenges he faced in the octagon.

Norma Dumont x Germaine de Randamie

In Ultimate since 2020, Norma will have the first opportunity to measure strength with a former champion of the organization. In 2017, Germain de Randamie faced Holly holm and won the inaugural featherweight belt.

With the extinction of the category that once had Amanda nunes e Chris Cyborg as champions, Dumont, who had a convincing run in the division, but did not compete for the title, made his debut among bantamweights. Inserted in the top 15 of the division, the Minas Gerais native is looking to climb the category for her first fight for a throne in the organization.

More Brazil

Brazil has four more representatives, in addition to Walker and Dumont. On the preliminary card, the newcomers Victor Hugo e Pedro Falcao face each other in a bantamweight fight.

Undefeated in 14 challenges in professional MMA, Jean Matsumoto also debuts with the company. The combatant measures strength with Dan Argueta.

Victorious in confrontation with Alex Poatán in kickboxing in 2013, Cesar Almeida, 'Cesinha', is another Brazilian to debut in the UFC. A middleweight athlete, the Tupiniquim will be an opponent of Dylan Budka.

UFC Las Vegas 90 technical sheet

Order date: April 06th 2024

Open Hours: From 16pm (Brasília time)

Location: UFC Apex, Las Vegas, Nevada, United States

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

MAIN CARD (19 p.m. Brasília time)

Average weight (up to 83,9 kg): Brendan allen x Chris Curtis

Featherweight (up to 65,7 kg): Alexander Hernandez x Damon Jackson

Featherweight (up to 65,7 kg): Morgan Carriere x Chepe Mariscal

Light weight (up to 70,3 kg): Ignatius Bahamondes x Christos Giagos

Heavy weight (up to 120,2 kg): Walter Walker x Lukasz Brzeski

Light weight (up to 70,3 kg): Trevor Peek x Charlie Campbell

PRELIMINARY CARD (16 p.m. Brasília time)

Welterweight (up to 77,1 kg): Court mcgee x alex morono

Bantam weight (up to 61,2 kg): Norm Dumont x Germain de Randamie

Bantam weight (up to 61,2 kg): Pedro Falcao x Victor Hugo

Straw weight (up to 52,1 kg): Cynthia calvillo x Piera Rodriguez

Bantam weight (up to 61,2 kg): Jean Matsumoto x Dan Argueta

Average weight (up to 83,9 kg): Dylan Budka x Cesar Almeida

Bantamweight (up to 61,2 kg): Melissa Mullins x Nora Cornolle

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