The UFC’s June return to Brazil is complete, as UFC on FUEL TV: Nogueira vs. Werdum goes down from Ginasio Paulo Sarasate in Fortaleza, Brazil.
The fight lineup was set by UFC officials on Wednesday. In the main event, Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira will square off with Fabricio Werdum. The two were most recently coaches on The Ultimate Fighter: Brazil.
TUF: Brazil will also crown a new champion. Four other main card bouts will air on FUEL TV, while the rest stream on Facebook.
“The UFC is very happy with this first event in the northeast of Brazil,” said UFC Brazil representative Grace Tourinho. “The feedback we already have from fans and partners has us very excited about the reception we have in Ceara. There is no doubt that the Ginasio Paulo Sarasate will be completely packed and an incredible atmosphere.”
The current fight card is listed below:
MAIN CARD (FUEL TV)
Heavyweight: Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira vs. Fabricio Werdum
The Ultimate Fighter: Brazil 2 Finals
TBA vs. TBA
Light Heavyweight: Thiago Silva vs. Rafael “Feijao” Cavalcante
Welterweight: Erick Silva vs. John Hathaway
Middleweight: Daniel Sarafian vs. Eddie Mendez
Featherweight: Rony Jason vs. Mike Wilkinson
PRELIMINARY CARD (FACEBOOK)
Bantamweight: Raphael Assuncao vs. Vaughan Lee
Middleweight: Derek Brunson vs. Ronny Markes
Featherweight: Godofredo Pepey vs. Felipe Arantes
Welterweight: Ildemar Alcantara vs. Jason High
Featherweight: Rodrigo Damm vs. Mizuto Hirota
Middleweight: Karlos Vemola vs. Caio Magalhaes
Middleweight: Anthony Smith vs. Antonio Braga Neto