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UFC on FS1 3 Official, Teixeira-Bader Headlines

Ryan Bader

The UFC has confirmed UFC on FOX Sports 1 3 for September 4 in Brazil. The promotion announced that Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais would play host to the FOX Sports 1 fight card.

The fight card will be headlined by a previously rumored bout between Glover Teixeira and Ryan Bader. The two-hour broadcast will serve as a lead-in for the debut of The Ultimate Fighter 18: Team Rousey vs. Team Tate.

The UFC traveled to Belo Horizonte for last year’s UFC 147 fight card. While the card was a pay-per-view failure, it was a sold out card and did well for the Brazilian city.

UFC on FOX Sports 1 3 takes place September 4 in Brazil. Co-headlining the bill will be a middleweight bout between Yushin Okami and Ronaldo “Jacaré” Souza. The promotion also confirmed a flyweight bout between Joseph Benavidez and Jussier “Formiga” da Silva for the fight card. A venue has yet to be named for the card, however last year’s UFC 147 took place at the Mineirinho Arena.

UFC on FOX Sports 1 3 Fight Card:

  • Glover Teixeira vs. Ryan Bader
  • Ronaldo “Jacaré” Souza vs. Yushin Okami
  • Joe Benavidez vs. Jussier “Formiga”da Silva

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