When the UFC returns to Brazil for their next pay-per-view, a championship fight will headline. Finally, officials have confirmed UFC 163 with featherweight champion Jose Aldo vs. Anthony Pettis.
Aldo comes in with 15 straight wins and Pettis is making the drop from lightweight.
Also announced is a welterweight bout between Demian Maia vs. Josh Koscheck. Maia looks to land close to the welterweight title picture, while Koscheck seeks momentum following two losses.
UFC 163 is August 3 from the HSBC Arena.