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“The Ultimate Fighter: Brazil” to Air Weekly on

The first international version of The Ultimate Fighter, TUF: Brazil, will begin it’s twelve-episode arc this Sunday night, being broadcast on Brazil’s Globo television network.

If you’re a fight fan who’s been looking forward to catching the action on TUF’s newest installment, but haven’t picked up your Portuguese Rosetta Stone and figured out how to pirate cable from Brazil, you’re in luck. The UFC has announced that The Ultimate Fighter: Brazil will be shown weekly at 11:30pm ET on and will be fully subtitled.

The internet stream will kick off this Sunday evening, corresponding with the show’s debut on Brazilian TV. The premiere episode will feature the initial thirty-two competitors battling it out through sixteen fights for a spot in the house.

The Ultimate Fighter: Brazil will feature a cast of featherweight and middleweight fighters competing for a UFC contract under the tutelage of Brazilian MMA legends Wanderlei Silva and Vitor Belfort.

The season’s initial sixteen fights look like this:


  • Leonardo Mafra Teixeira vs Samuel Trindade
  • Daniel Sarafian vs Richardson Moreira
  • Francisco Drinaldo vs Charles Maicon
  • Delson Heleno vs Gilberto Galvao
  • Sergio Moraes vs Thiago Rela
  • Cezar Ferreira vs Gustavo Sampaio
  • Joao Paulo de Souza vs Thiago de Oliveira Perpetuo
  • Renee Forte vs Fabio Luiz Vital da Costa


  • Alexandre Ramos vs Hugo Viana
  • Giovanni da Silva Santos Jr. vs John Teixeira
  • Marcos Vinicius Borges Pancini vs Pedro Nobre
  • Rodrigo Damm vs Fabricio de Assis Costa da Silva
  • Rony Mariano Bezerra vs Dileno Lopes
  • Anistavio Medeiros de Figueiredo vs Rafael Bueno
  • Wagner Campos vs Fernando Duarte Guerra
  • Godofredo Pepey vs Johnny Goncalves


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