The UFC returns to Brazil this week for an event in Jaragua du Sol with the main event that could decide the next contender for the title in the middleweight division as Lyoto Machida takes on Gegard Mousasi. Also the co-main event is a pivotal bout the same division as former Strikeforce middleweight champion Ronaldo ‘Jacare’ Souza looks to keep his impressive win streak alive against top ten fighter Francis Carmont. The entire card is stacked with Brazilian talent as well as some outside invaders looking to get some wins on Saturday night.
FOX Sports will have extensive coverage of the event from Brazil starting with the weigh-ins on Friday that will air on FOX Sports 2 and then picking up again on Saturday night with the event airing on FOX Sports 1 along with a post-fight show that will air alongside FOX Sports Live as soon as the main event ends that will also air on FOX Sports 1.
Here’s a detailed breakdown of all the events and times for the upcoming UFC Fight Night: Machida vs. Mousasi event in Brazil.
Friday, Feb 14 at 1pm ET — UFC Fight Night: Machida vs. Mousasi Weigh-Ins
Catch all the fighters as they hit the scales along with Jon Anik who will handle hosting duties on stage with the FOX Sports crew anchoring the desk at home to break down everything happening at the event in Jaragua du Sol.
Saturday, Feb 15 at 7:30pm ET — UFC Fight Night: Machida vs. Mousasi Prelims
UFC Fight Pass
Jon Anik and Kenny Florian will call the early action from Brazil with the prelims taking place on the UFC’s digital network — UFC Fight Pass – starting at 7:30pm on Saturday night. The fights and bout order for the prelims:
Douglas Silva vs. Zubaira Tukhugov
Ildemar Alcantara vs. Albert Tumenov
Felipe Arantes vs. Maximo Blanco
Iuri Alcantara vs. Wilson Reis
Franciso Trinaldo vs. Jesse Ronson
Rodrigo Damm vs. Ivan Jorge
Cristiano Marcello vs. Joe Proctor
Saturday, Feb 15 at 10:30pm ET – UFC Fight Night: Machida vs. Mousasi Live from Brazil Main Card
FOX Sports 1
The main card will kick off on FOX Sports 1 at 10:30pm ET from Brazil with five bouts taking place all leading to the five round main event pitting Lyoto Machida against Gegard Mousasi. Jon Anik and Kenny Florian will call the action the FOX Sports 1 team holding down the fort in the FOX Studios. The main card bout order and fights are as follows:
Charles Oliveira vs. Andy Ogle
Viscardi Andrade vs. Nico Musoke
Erick Silva vs. Takenori Sato
Ronaldo ‘Jacare’ Souza vs. Francis Carmont
Lyoto Machida vs. Gegard Mousasi – five round main event
Saturday, Feb 15 at 1am ET – FOX Sports Live Post Fight Show
FOX Sports 1
Following the event in Brazil, FOX Sports Live takes over with the FOX Sports 1 crew breaking down everything that happened from the show including the ramifications of the main event and co-main event on an ever changing middleweight title picture.