For Immediate Release from the UFC:
April 8, 2022
THE UFC® APEX KEEPS FANS ENTERTAINED WITH A WELTERWEIGHT REMATCH BETWEEN (#4) VICENTE LUQUE AND (#5) BELAL MUHAMMAD
CAIO BORRALHO vs. GADZHI OMARGADZHIEV
UFC FIGHT NIGHT®: LUQUE vs. MUHAMMAD 2 will take place at UFC APEX in Las Vegas on Saturday, April 16. The Main Card will be available on ESPN, ESPN Deportes, and ESPN+ beginning at 8:30 p.m. Eastern / 5:30 p.m. Pacific. ESPN+ will broadcast the Preliminary Card beginning at 5:30 p.m. Eastern / 2:30 p.m. Pacific.
Luque (21-7-1) has just finished Michael Chiesa and Tyron Woodley, and now he wants to fight Muhammad for the welterweight title. Muhammad, who has gone unbeaten for three years, looks to earn his first UFC championship opportunity.
Borralho is fighting his first UFC main event, and he is looking to give Omargadzhiev his first career loss. Omargadzhiev, a former combat sambo world champion, aims to become the first fighter to finish Borralho in his UFC debut.
Additional bouts on the card include:
- Miguel Baeza (10-2, fighting out of Davie, Fla.) vs Andre Fialho (14-4 1NC, fighting out of Cascais, Portugal)
- Mayra Bueno Silva (7-2-1, fighting out of Uberlandia, Minas Gerais, Brazil) vs Wu Yanan (11-4, fighting out of Xi’an, China)
- Pat Sabatini (16-3, fighting out of Bristol, Penn.) vs TJ Laramie (12-4, fighting out of Las Vegas, Nev. by way of Windsor, Ontario, Canada)
- Elizeu Zaleski dos Santos (23-7, fighting out of Francisco Beltrão, Parana, Brazil) vs Mounir Lazzez (10-2, fighting out of Dubai, UAE by way of Sfax, The Republic of Tunisia)
- Devin Clark (12-6, fighting out of Sioux Falls, S.D.) vs William Knight (11-3, fighting out of East Hartford, Conn.)
- Lina Lansberg (10-5, fighting out of Malmö, Sweden) vs No. 12 Pannie Kianzad (16-6, fighting out of Helsingborg, Sweden, by way of Ahvaz, Iran)
- Drakkar Klose (11-2-1, fighting out of Glendale, Ariz. by way of South Haven, Mich.) vs Brandon Jenkins (15-8, fighting out of Las Vegas, Nev.)
- Rafa Garcia (13-2, fighting out of Mexicali, Baja California, Mexico) vs Jesse Ronson (21-10 1NC, fighting out of London, Ontario, Canada)
- Chris Barnett (22-7, fighting out of Athens, Ga.) vs Martin Buday (9-1, fighting out of Trnava, Slovakia)
- Jordan Leavitt (9-1, fighting out of Las Vegas, Nev.) vs Trey Ogden (15-4, fighting out of Kansas City, Mo.)
- Istela Nunes (7-2 1NC, fighting out of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) vs Sam Hughes (5-4, fighting out of Everett, Wash.)
- Alatengheili (14-8-1 1NC, fighting out of Beijing, China) vs Kevin Croom (21-14 1NC, fighting out of Kansas City, Mo.)