[ads1]UFC officials have finalized the UFC on FX 8: Belfort vs. Rockhold card that’s slated to take place in Brazil on May 18th. The event will take place at the Arena Jaragua in Jaraguá do Sul, Brazil, and will be broadcast live on FX.
Middleweights Vitor Belfort and former Strikeforce middleweight champion Luke Rockhold will square off in the main event. This will be Rockhold’s UFC debut.
The co-main event will also be a middleweight fight. Constantinos Philippou will welcome Strikeforce import and former Strikeforce middleweight champion Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza to the UFC.
The preliminary card airing on FUEL TV will begin at 6 p.m. ET, and the main card airing on FX will begin at 9 p.m. ET.
The UFC on FX 8 fight card is below:
- Vitor Belfort vs. Luke Rockhold
- Constantinos Philippou vs. Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza
- Cezar Ferreira vs. CB Dollaway
- Rafael dos Anjos vs. Evan Dunham
Preliminary Card (FUEL TV)
- Hacran Dias vs. Manny Gamburyan
- Francisco Trinaldo vs. Mike Rio
- Marcos Vinicius vs. Yuri Alcantara
- Paulo Thiago vs. Lance Benoist
- John Lineker vs. Azamat Gashimov
- Fabio Maldonado vs. Roger Hollett
Preliminary Card (Facebook)
- Gleison Tibau vs. John Cholish
- Jussier Formiga vs. Chris Caraiso
- Lucas Martins vs. Jeremy Larsen
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