Line-Up Set for UFC 142
By FCF Staff
The Ultimate Fighting Championship has set the line-up for the promotion’s upcoming January 14th event in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, and not surprisingly, all five main card bouts will feature competitors from the nation.
UFC 142, which will be hosted by Rio de Janeiro’s HSBC Arena, will be headlined by a featherweight bout between champion Jose Aldo and challenger Chad Mendes.
Remaining main card bouts will include Vitor Belfort versus Anthony Johnson, Rousimar Palhares vs. Mike Massenzio, Siyar Bahadurzada versus Erick Silva and Edson Barboza vs. Terry Etim.
The preliminary card will also feature several Brazilian fighters, as Thiago Tavares will meet Sam Stout, Paulo Thiago will take on Mike Pyle, Fabio Maldonado will battle Stanislav Nedkov and Felipe Arantes will fight Antonio Carvalho.
The UFC 142 main card will be available throughout North America via pay-per-view.
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