The UFC’s first card of 2013 now has its location in Brazil. The FX fight card will take place at Sao Paulo’s Ginasio Estadual Geraldo Jose de Almeida, otherwise known as Ginasio do Ibirapuera. The four-fight main card will be headlined by a middleweight bout between Vitor Belfort and Michael Bisping.
The bill will take place January 19. The trip to Brazil will mark the second straight year the UFC has kicked off their calendar in Brazil after UFC 142 last year.
- Vitor Belfort vs. Michael Bisping
- C.B. Dollaway vs. Daniel Sarafian
- Gabriel Gonzaga vs. Ben Rothwell
- Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. Thiago Tavares
- 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