The UFC’s June return to Brazil has its main event as The Ultimate Fighter: Brazil 2’s coaches will face off when Fabricio Werdum meets Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira at UFC on FUEL 10. While the bout had been rumored for the June card, the matchup was officially announced on UFC Tonight.
The two fighters previously met in the 2006 PRIDE Openweight Grand Prix Quarterfinal, with Nogueira proving victorious. Both heavyweights are 2-1 in their last three fights, and a win for either fighter could see the other move up the ranks.
UFC on FUEL TV 10 will take place June 8 in Fortaleza, Ceara, Brazil at the Ginasio Paulo Sarasate. The card will serve as the finale for The Ultimate Fighter: Brazil 2. TUF: Brazil 2, coaches Werdum and Nogueira will headline the June card.
UFC on FUEL TV 10 Fight Card:
- Fabricio Werdum vs. Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira
- TUF Brazil 2 Final: TBD vs. TBD
- Erick Silva vs. John Hathaway
- Jason High vs. Ildemar Alcantara
- Thiago Silva vs. Rafael “Feijao” Cavalcante
- Derek Brunson vs. Ronny Markes