Bisping vs Belfort Official For Jan. 19th UFC In Brazil Main Event

The UFC this Saturday announced a 12-fight card in Brazil for Jan. 19, though the shows city and venue are still to be determined and will be announced soon. The four-fight main card is should air on either FX or FUEL TV.


Final fight of the night will be a middleweight bout between recent light heavyweight title challenger and former middleweight title challenger Vitor Belfort (21-10 MMA, 10-6 UFC) and Michael Bisping (23-4 MMA, 13-4 UFC).

The shows co-main event, C.B. Dollaway (12-4 MMA, 6-4 UFC) will return for the first time since a May win over Jason “Mayhem” Miller and takes on Daniel Sarafian (7-2 MMA, 0-0 UFC), who reached the finals of the first season of “The Ultimate Fighter: Brazil,” but couldn’t fight due to a training injury. He’ll make his official UFC debut in front of his home country after recently getting clearance to begin training again from his doctors.

So far the card for the UFC’s return to Brazil now look like this:

MAIN CARD

Vitor Belfort vs. Michael Bisping
C.B. Dollaway vs. Daniel Sarafian
Gabriel Gonzaga vs. Ben Rothwell
Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. Thiago Tavares

PRELIMINARY CARD

Godofredo Castro vs. Milton Vieira
Andrew Craig vs. Ronny Markes
Nik Lentz vs. Diego Nunes
Edson Barboza vs. Justin Salas
Michael Kuiper vs. Thiago Perpetuo
Yuri Alcantara vs. George Roop
Roger Hollett vs. Wagner Prado
Francisco Trinaldo vs. C.J. Keith

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