The UFC officially announced UFC Fight Night: Maia vs. Shields for October 9 from Barueri, Brazil.
The card will take place from inside the Jose Correa Arena, with Demian Maia facing Jake Shields in a five-round welterweight main event.
“I am very happy and proud to be the main event,” said Maia, who is unbeaten since moving down from middleweight. “I’ve always wanted to fight for the UFC in Sao Paulo where I was born and raised. I know Jake Shields is a great opponent and beating him is sure to get me within title contention.”
The co-main event features Erick Silva facing Dong Hyun Kim. The current fight card lineup can be viewed below:
MAIN CARD (FOX SPORTS 1)
Welterweight: Demian Maia vs. Jake Shields
Welterweight: Erick Silva vs. Dong Hyun Kim
Featherweight: Jeremy Stephens vs. Rony Jason
Light Heavyweight: Matt Hamill vs. Thiago Silva
Light Heavyweight: Fabio Maldonado vs. Joey Beltran
Bantamweight: Raphael Assuncao vs. T.J. Dillashaw
Featherweight: Hacran Dias vs. Rodrigo Damm
Flyweight: Iliarde Santos vs. Chris Cariaso