UFC will present its first Fight Night of the year 2022 in the form of UFC Vegas 46: Kattar vs Chikadze on January 15, 2022. The event is also known as UFC on ESPN 32. The event will air from its regular location of the UFC Apex facility in Enterprise, Nevada.
Calvin Kattar vs Giga Chikadze Featherweight Bout will headline the event. The co-main event is Jake Collier vs Chase Sherman.
Keep on reading to find the complete details on UFC Fight Night: Kattar vs Chikadze.
- Date: January 15, 2022
- Location: UFC Apex Arena, Las Vegas, NV, US
- Timing: Main Card- 8 PM EST/ 5 PM PST, Prelims: 5 PM EST/ 2 PM PST
- Desk Analyst: Karyn Braynt (host), Laura Sanko & Anthony Smith
- In-Ring Announcer: Bruce Buffer
- Roving Reporter: Heidi Androl
- Commentators: Brendan Fitzgerald, Michael Bisping & Dominick Cruz
RESULTS & FIGHT CARD
TJ Brown vs Charles Rosa
TJ Brown won via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
- January 12, 2022: Gabrial Benitez pulled out of the event as Charles Rosa stepped. The bout is also changed to lightweight bout since Rosa did not have enough time for weight cut.
- December 06, 2021: TJ Brown vs Gabrial Benitez was announced as featherweight bout.
Brian Kelleher vs Kevin Kroom
Brian Kelleher won via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 29-28)
- January 12, 2022: Kakhramonov withdrew from the event due to undisclosed reason and Kevin Kroom replaced him.
- October 03, 2021: Kelleher was announced to face Saidyokub Kakhramonov.
Court McGee vs Ramiz Brahimaj
Court McGee won via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
- October 08, 2021: The fight was reported.
Jamie Pickett vs Jospeh Holmes
Jamie Picket won via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
- Januray 12, 2022: Pickett vs Holmes was announced.
Bill Algeo vs Joanderson Brito
Bill Algeo won via unanimous decision (30-27, 29-28, 29-28)
- September 23, 2021: The fight was reported.
Dakota Bush vs Viacheslav Borshchev
Viacheslav Borshchev won via KO/TKO of Round 1, 3:47
- October 26, 2021: The fight was reported.
Katlyn Chookagian vs Jennifer Maia
Women’s Flyweight Bout
Katlyn Chookagian won via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
- October 19, 2021: The fight was reported.
Brandon Royval vs Rogerio Bontorin
Brandon Royval won via split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)
- October 01, 2021: The fight was reported.
Jake Collier vs Chase Sherman
Jake Collier won via submission (Rear Naked Choke) of Round 1, 2:26
- October 25, 2021: The fight was reported.
Calvin Kattar vs Giga Chikadze
Calvin Kattar won via unanimous decision(50-45, 50-45, 50-44)
- October 09, 2021: Kattar vs Chikade was reported as main event
Cancelled or Moved Bouts
- Kay Hansen vs Jasmine Jasudavicius : on October 01, 2021, this bout was reported for this event. Later on November 10, this bout moved to UFC 270 reprtedly due to undisclosed reason.
- Kleydson Rodrigues vs Zarrukh Adashev : on Sep. 23, 2021 this bout was reported. But on January 04, 2022, it was reported Rodrigues has tested positive for influenza(H3N2) and has withdrawn from the event.
- Muslim Salikhov vs Michel Pereira: This bout was earlier scheduled for the main card. However, Salikhov pulled out of the event due to undisclosed reason. Pereira will face another opponent at UFC 270 now.
- Silvana Gomez Juarez vs Vanessa Demopoulos: October 19, 2021, Ashley Yoder was first reported to face Vanessa Demopoulos. Juarez later replaced Yoder to face Demopoulos on November 11, 2021. Juarez vs Demopoulos was then moved to UFC 270 due to undisclosed reasons.
The weigh-in results for the event are as follows. All the participants made weight and none of the bouts are canceled due to weight miss.
- Giga Chikadze (146) vs Calvin Kattar (146)
- Jennifer Maia (126) vs. Katlyn Chookagian (126)
- Jake Collier (264.5) vs. Chase Sherman (250)
- Brandon Royval (125.5) vs. Rogerio Bontorin (125.5)
- Bill Algeo (145) vs. Joanderson Brito (145.5)
- Viacheslav Borshchev (155) vs. Dakota Bush (155.5)
- Joseph Holmes (185.5) vs. Jamie Pickett (184.5)
- Charles Rosa (156) vs. TJ Brown (155)
- Kevin Croom (144.5) vs. Brian Kelleher (145)
- Ramiz Brahimaj (170.5) vs. Court McGee (170)
- Giga Chikadze (50,000$)
- Calvin Kattar (50,000$)