The UFC Fight Night 28 event will take place on Wednesday night and will be headlined by the light heavyweight bout between rising contender Glover Teixeira and TUF 8 winner Ryan Bader. The card will take place in Belo Horizonte, Brazil, at the Mineirinho Arena.
Teixeira (21-2) is coming off a first round destruction of James Te Huna in his last outing at UFC 160. He has won four consecutive fights, including a unanimous decision win over former champion Quinton “Rampage” Jackson in January.
Bader (14-3) is also coming off a quick first round win over Vladimir Matyushenko in his last outing at the UFC on FOX 6 event in January. Bader has won three of his last four and also has a unanimous decision win over Jackson during that time span.
The co-main event will feature a middleweight bout between former number one contender Yushin Okami (29-7) and former Strikeforce middleweight champion Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza (18-3-1).
The full UFC Fight Night 28 card is below (FOX Sports 1):
- Glover Teixeira vs. Ryan Bader
- Ronaldo Souza vs. Yushin Okami
- Joseph Benavidez vs. Jussier Formiga
- Francisco Trinaldo vs. Piotr Hallmann
- Rafael Natal vs. Tor Troeng
- Godofredo Pepey vs. Sam Sicilia
- Marcos Vinicius vs. Ali Bagautinov
- Felipe Arantas vs. Edimilson Souza
- Joao Zeferino vs. Elias Silverio
- Lucas Martins vs. Ramiro Hernandez Jr.
- Yuri Villefort vs. Sean Spencer
The Facebook/Youtube fight will begin to air at 4:30 p.m. ET, with the rest of the card transitioning over to FOX Sports 1 at 5 p.m. ET.