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Monday, 05/06/2013, 01:17 pm

UFC rumored to return to Brazil for FOX Sports 1 this September

There may be another fight card in Brazil this September. Brazilian magazine Tatame reported that the Ultimate Fighting Championship has allegedly made plans for the card, but it has not been confirmed yet.

The event is likely to happen on Wednesday Sept. 4, 2013 in Brasilia, Brazil at the Ginasio Nilson Nelson, which can hold up to 16,600 people. It will air on FOX Sports 1. This will be the 5th UFC event in Brazil this year. That week is Independence Day week in Brazil. Brazil’s Independence Day is on Sept. 7.

Season 18 of “The Ultimate Fighter” is also slated to start on Sept. 4 on FOX Sports 1. UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey and Cat Zingano will act as coaches to both male and female bantamweight fighters.


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