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Tuesday, Jun 25, 2013

Report: Goiânia, Brazil Targeted for UFC on FS1 4

Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira with brother Rogerio (right)

By FCF Staff

The Ultimate Fighting Championship continues to increase it’s Brazilian schedule and presence, as news is surfacing that the promotion intends to host the fourth UFC on FOX Sports 1 card in the country’s city of Goias, on November 15th. UFC on FS1 3 is expected to take place in Belo Horizonte on September 4th, which will be the fifth UFC card to take place in Brazil so far in 2013.

News of the UFC on FS1 4 destination was first reported by Brazilian MMA reported Guilherme Cruz and other outlets are reporting Goias as the likely host city.

No bouts have been confirmed for the event yet, and the UFC has not made any official announcement regarding the card or venue.

UFC on FS1 3 will feature Glover Teixeira taking on fellow light-heavyweight contender Ryan Bader and middleweight “Jacare” Souza fighting Yushin Okami. A bout between flyweight contenders Joseph Benavidez and Jussier “Formiga” is also targeted for the September 4th card.




posted by FCF Staff @ 5:56 pm
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