Fourth-ranked light heavyweight Ryan Bader tries to take another step toward challenging for a UFC title when he faces longtime UFC veteran Antonio Rogerio Nogueira in the main event of UFC Fight Night from Sao Paulo.
Both Bader and “Lil’ Nog” are looking to build upon impressive victories in their last outings while Nogueira also seeks to avenge a loss to Bader from back in 2010. The winner here will surely be on the radar of whoever wins the light heavyweight title at UFC 206.
The rest of the main card features some of Brazil’s best up-and-coming talent as strawweight No. 1 contender Claudia Gadelha and bantamweight stud Thomas Almeida throw down on home turf.
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The action starts at 6PM/3PM ETPT on UFC Fight Pass before moving over to FS1 for prelims action at 7PM/4PM. The main card gets underway at 9PM/6PM ETPT, also on FS1. Stick with us through the night for all your hard-hitting coverage and afterwards for news, analysis and highlights.