Welterweights Jake Shields and Demian Maia have been linked for several weeks to a fight later this year. Now, they have a date and location.
The two will compete in October at UFC Fight Night 29. The card is slated for Brazil, though, no exact arena has been named.
Shields (28-6-1) is coming off a win over Tyron Woodley in his return to welterweight after a one-fight run at middleweight.
Maia (18-4) has won all three of his 170-pound fights since moving down from middleweight, including wins over Jon Fitch and Rick Story.
MMAFighting.com confirmed the date for the bout, which was previously announced.