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Lyoto Machida Returns, Faces Derek Brunson At UFC Fight Night 119

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Former UFC champion Lyoto Machida is set to return from his suspension later this year, headlining UFC Fight Night 119 vs. Derek Brunson.

Set for October 28, the card takes place from the Ginasio do Ibirapuera in Sao Paulo, Brazil.

Machida (22-7) was suspended for 18 months by USADA after failing a drug test prior to a planned bout last year with Dan Henderson. He has lost two straight and three of four.

Brunson (17-5) earned a knockout over Dan Kelly in June to snap a two-fight losing streak. He is 6-2 over his last eight.

Below is the current fight card:

Middleweight: Derek Brunson vs. Lyoto Machida

Heavyweight: Christian Colombo vs. Carlos Felipe

Light Heavyweight: Glover Teixeira vs. Misha Cirkunov

Bantamweight: Augusto Mendes vs. Boston Salmon

Middleweight: Antonio Carlos Junior vs. Jack Marshamn

Flyweight: Jarred Brooks vs. Deiveson Alcantara