The UFC are back in Brazil for a Sunday night event on February 22nd and we’ve got the full fight card for you below.
Fronting the show is a heavyweight bout between Antonio ‘Bigfoot’ Silva and former champion Frank Mir who’s on very shaky ground at the moment in the UFC after suffering four losses in a row.
In the co-main event current No.6 ranked lightweight Edson Barboza goes up against the No.12 placed Michael Johnson.
TUF Brazil season 1 winner Cezar ‘Mutante’ Ferreira looks to build on his 4-1 record so far in the Octagon when he takes on Sam Alvey.
Russia’s Rustam Khabilov looks to bounce back from his first defeat inside the Octagon when he faces off with Adriano Martins in another lightweight match-up.
And finally the six fight main card is rounded off with Iuri Alcantara looking to go four-fight unbeaten against Frankie Saenz, while Sean Strickland brings a perfect 15-0 career record to the cage against Santiago Ponzinibbio at 170lbs.
Check out the full UFC Fight Night 61 fight card below.
Antonio Silva vs. Frank Mir
Edson Barboza vs. Michael Johnson
Cezar Ferreira vs. Sam Alvey
Rustam Khabilov vs. Adriano Martins
Iuri Alcantara vs. Frankie Saenz
Santiago Ponzinibbio vs. Sean Strickland
Jessica Andrade vs. Marion Reneau
William Macario vs. Matt Dwyer
Tiago dos Santos vs. Mike de la Torre
Wendell Oliveira vs. T.J.Waldburger