Arantes vs. Blanco added to UFC Fight Night 36 in Brazil
The UFC will be back in Brazil this February.
UFC Fight Night 36 will take place Feb. 15 at Arena Jaragua in Jaragua do Sul, Santa Caarina, Brazil with middleweights Lyoto Machida and Gegard Mousasi topping the bill. The card airs on FOX Sports 1 and streams on UFC Fight Pass, the promotion’s new digital network.
Two featherweights were added to the card on Thursday as Felipe Arantes (15-6-1) faces Maximo Blanco (9-5-1).
Arantes is coming off a split-decision loss to Kevin Souza at UFC Fight Night 28 in September in Brazil.
Blanco has lost three of his past four fights, including a disqualification in November against Akira Corassani at the TUF 18 Finale.
The UFC Fight Night 36 card now includes:
Lyoto Machida vs. Gegard Mousasi
Francis Carmont vs. Ronaldo Souza
Cristiano Marcello vs. Joe Proctor
Viscardi Andrade vs. Nicholas Musoke
Andy Ogle vs. Charles Oliveira
Jesse Ronson vs. Francisco Trinaldo
Thiago Tavares vs. Zubair Tuhugov
Rodrigo Damm vs. Ivan Jorge
Nate Loughran vs. Erick Silva
Yuri Alcantara vs. Wilson Reis
Felipe Arantes vs. Maximo Blanco