Welterweights Mike Pierce and Rousimar Palhares are now officially booked for UFC Fight Night: Maia vs. Shields in October.
Officials with the promotion confirmed the fight for October 9 from the Jose Correa Arena in Barueri, Sao Paulo, Brazil. It will likely be part of the prelims.
Pierce (17-5) has posted an 8-2 mark in his last 10 fights. Palhares (14-5), meanwhile, is moving down to welterweight after losses to Alan Belcher and Hector Lombard.