Led by Matheus Nicolau, Brazilians dominate weigh-ins and confirm fights at UFC Las Vegas 91

Tupiniquim squad easily passes the UFC scale and is confirmed in weight for this Saturday's event (27)

Matheus Nicolau weighing in at UFC Vegas 91. Photo: Reproduction/Instagram/UFC Europe

Matheus Nicolau weighing in at UFC Vegas 91. Photo: Reproduction/Instagram/UFC Europe

Everything is ok to carry out the UFC Las Vegas 91. At the official weigh-in, which took place on Friday afternoon (26), the seven Brazilians in the event passed the scales calmly and confirmed their respective fights for the event. The highlight was Matheus Nicolau, which shares the spotlight of the night with Alex Perez.

Responsible for leading the 'Brazilian squad', Matheus Nicolau is the protagonist of the night and, looking to get closer to a chance at the flyweight belt (up to 56,7kg), he had no trouble beating 56,9kg. Already Alex Perez, on the other hand, arrived heavier, at 57,1kg.


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The only duel between Brazilians in the UFC Las Vegas 91, Ariane da Silva, who was previously called Lipski and changed her surname, used the tolerance pound and came through fine at 57,1kg. Already Karina Silva, the 'Killer', was lighter, at 56,9kg.

Brazilian debutant, Jonathan Diniz has experience in kickboxing and success in GLORY to stand out in the Ultimate. The heavyweight weighed 115,6kg. , while austen lane weighed 115,2kg.


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Rani Yaya was the first to enter the scale. The Brazilian, a veteran who has been fighting in the organization since 2011, weighed in at 61,7kg. Already Victor Henry, his opponent, took a while to enter, but scored 61,4kg.

The first confirmed fight was called Ketlen Hot who, weighing 52,4kg, reaffirmed his presence on the card against Marnic Mann. The rival also measured the same weight. Hired via Contender Series, Caio Machado passed with 114,1kg. for fight with Don'Tale Myles.


UFC Las Vegas 91 technical sheet

MAIN CARD (20pm Brasília time)

Flyweight (up to 56,7 kg): Matheus Nicolau (56,9kg.) x Alex Perez (57,1kg.)

Light heavyweight (up to 93 kg): Ryan spann (93,2kg.) x Bogdan Guskov (92,8kg.)


Flyweight (up to 56,7 kg): Ariane da Silva (57,1kg.) x Karina Silva (56,9kg.)

Heavy weight (up to 120,2 kg): austen lane (115,2kg.) x Jonathan Diniz (115,6kg.)

Featherweight (up to 65,7 kg): Jonathan Pearce x david onama (67,1kg.)

Welterweight (up to 77,1 kg): Tim means (77,5kg.) x Uros Medic (77,5kg.)

PRELIMINARY CARD (17pm Brasília time)

Bantam weight (up to 61,2 kg): Rani Yaya (61,7kg.) x Victor Henry (61,4kg.)

Light weight (up to 70,3 kg): Austin Hubbard (70,7kg.) x Michal Figlak (70,3kg.)

Heavyweight (up to 120,2 kg): Don'Tale Mayes (119,7 kg. x Caio Machado (114,1kg.)

Straw weight (up to 52,1 kg): Marnic Mann (52,4kg.) x Ketlen Hot (52,4kg.)

Light weight (up to 70,3 kg): James Llontop (70,9kg.)* x Chris Padilla (70,5kg.)

Flyweight (up to 56,7 kg): Ivana Petrovic (57,1kg.) x Na Liang (57,1kg.)

Light weight (up to 70,3 kg): Gabriel benitez (70,3kg.) x Maheshate Hayisaer (70,5kg.)

*david onama e James Llontop didn't make the weight

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