UFC 153 will be taking place on October 13th in the HSBC Arena in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, and the card is starting to take shape. The main event and co-main event are set, as Jose Aldo will defend his UFC featherweight title against Erik Koch, while Vitor Belfort and Alan Belcher will meet in a pivotal middleweight battle. Another big fight sees Quinton "Rampage" Jackson facing off with Glover Teixeira in what might be Rampage's last UFC fight.
The card also features a wealth of talent from The Ultimate Fighter Brazil. Both TUF winners will fight on the show, with Rony Jason meeting Sam Sicilia. and Cezar Ferreira likely facing Daniel Sarafian, who made the TUF Brazil finals but was forced out with an injury.
Here's a look at the current card:
Oct 13th, live on PPV from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil:
Jose Aldo (21-1) vs. Erik Koch (13-1) [FW Title]
Vitor Belfort (21-9) vs. Alan Belcher (18-6)
Quinton Jackson (32-10) vs. Glover Teixeira (18-2)
Rony Mariano Bezerra (11-3) vs. Sam Sicilia (11-1)
Cezar Ferreira (5-2) vs. TBA
Sergio Moraes (6-2) vs. Renee Forte (7-1)
Diego Brandao (14-8) vs. Joey Gambino (9-1)
Reza Madadi (12-2) vs. Cristiano Marcello (12-4)