The first fight between Dan Henderson and Mauricio ‘Shogun’ Rua is widely considered to be the greatest single bout in UFC history. The two long time veterans waged a war of attrition over five rounds during their fight in 2011, but on Sunday in Brazil they will have the opportunity to do it all over again.
Henderson and Shogun will headline the 12-bout card from Natal, Brazil on Sunday night, March 23 airing live on FOX Sports 1.
In addition to the main event, former Ultimate Fighter finalist CB Dollaway will look to find the same kind of success the last time he fought in Brazil when he takes on TUF Brazil champion Cezar ‘Mutante’ Ferreira in the co-main event.
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Two more Ultimate Fighter champions will also face off when TUF Brazil 2’s Leonardo Santos takes on TUF The Smashes winner Norman Parke. Sluggers Fabio Maldonado and Gian Villante will also throw down on the main card from Brazil.
To make sure you don’t miss any of the action from Brazil, here’s a handy guide to all the events and start times for the card taking place this weekend.
Saturday, March 22 3:00pm ET — UFC Fight Night: Shogun vs. Henderson 2 Weigh-Ins
Watch all of the fighters hit the scale just hours before the event goes down while also witnessing one of the rowdiest crowds in the entire world as Brazilian fans are some of the most passionate and loudest during every event — even the weigh ins. U Vai morrer!
Sunday, March 23 4:00pm ET — UFC Fight Night: Shogun vs. Henderson 2 Pre-Fight Show
Following the conclusion of the pre-fight show, the UFC Fight Night prelims will kick off on FOX Sports 1 with four bouts taking place leading up to the main card. The fights airing during the prelims include:
Diego Brandao vs. Will Chope
Ronny Markes vs. Thiago Santos
Jussier Formiga vs. Scott Jorgensen
Thiago Perpetuo vs. Kenny Robertson
Sunday, March 23 7:00pm ET — UFC Fight Night: Shogun vs. Henderson Main Card
It all leads to the main card kicking off at 7pm ET for three hours of UFC action including the featured five round headline bout in the light heavyweight division. Six fights total will be shown including:
MAIN EVENT: Mauricio ‘Shogun’ Rua vs. Dan Henderson
CB Dollaway vs. Cezar ‘Mutante’ Ferreira
Leonardo Santos vs. Norman Parke
Fabio Maldonado vs. Gian Villante
Michel Prazeres vs. Mairbek Taisumov
Rony Jason vs. Steven Siler
Sunday March 23 10:00pm ET — FOX Sports Live — UFC Post Fight Show
Following the conclusion of the main event, stay tuned to FOX Sports 1 as FOX Sports Live kicks off with addition post fight coverage, interviews and news coming out of Brazil following the end of UFC Fight Night: Shogun vs. Henderson 2.