UFC Fight Night: Shevchenko vs. Carmouche 2
The Ultimate Fighting Championship debuts in Uruguay with UFC Fight Night 156 (UFC on ESPN+ 14) held at Antel Arena in Montevideo on August 11 (AEST). MMA event features 13 bouts with the women’s flyweight title contested in the headliner of the show.
The contest pits the defending women’s flyweight champion Valentina Shevchenko against former title challenger Liz Carmouche. At the official weigh-in ceremony conducted a day before the fight show the athletes weighed-in at 124.5 and 125, respectively. In addition, the pair meets for the second after their encounter in 2010, which ended in favor of the latter, who took the win by TKO in the second round. The upcoming championship bout is scheduled for five rounds.
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Vicente Luque came in at 171 for his welterweight bout against Mike Perry, 170.5. The pair squares off in a three-round battle, which serves as the co-main event.
Also on the main card Eduardo Garagorri showed 145.5 for his featherweight bout against Humberto Bandenay, who was 146, and Volkan Oezdemir declared 205.5 for his light heavyweight matchup against Ilir Latifi, 204.5. In addition, Rodolfo Vieira (185.5) meets Oskar Piechota (185) at middleweight, and Enrique Barzola (145) takes on Bobby Moffett (146) at featherweight.
The complete lineup and weigh-in results for UFC Uruguay can be found below.
Valentina Shevchenko (124.5) vs. Liz Carmouche (125)
Vicente Luque (171) vs. Mike Perry (170.5)
Eduardo Garagorri (145.5) vs. Humberto Bandenay (146)
Volkan Oezdemir (205.5) vs. Ilir Latifi (204.5)
Rodolfo Vieira (185.5) vs. Oskar Piechota (185)
Enrique Barzola (145) vs. Bobby Moffett (146)
Gilbert Burns (171) vs. Aleksei Kunchenko (170)
Ciryl Gane (241.5) vs. Raphael Pessoa Nunes (261)
Tecia Torres (115) vs. Marina Rodriguez (115.5)
Rogerio Bontorin (125.5) vs. Raulian Paiva (125.5)
Geraldo De Freitas (135) vs. Chris Gutierrez (136)
Kazula Vargas (156) vs. Alex Da Silva (155.5)
Veronica Macedo (125.5) vs. Polyana Viana (136)