Tom Szczerbowski-US PRESSWIRE
The UFC once again starts the year off in Brazil, but this time it's on FX and not a PPV. Sao Paulo, Brazil hosts UFC on FX 7 on January 19th and it has a big big big main event. Michael Bisping and Vitor Belfort will fight in a five-round main event, and a win for Bisping could mean a title shot for the Brit.
TUF Brazil finalist -- he did not compete due to injury -- Daniel Sarafian is matched up with C.B. Dollaway in the co-main event. Russian prospect Khabib Nurmagomedov makes his first main card appearance, against veteran Thiago Tavares.
The prelims feature familiar talent like Nik Lentz, Diego Nunes, Edson Barboza, and Ronny Markes.
FX card kicks off at 9 PM ET/6 PM PT, and prelims are 5 PM ET/2 PM PT. Here's the full card below:
Main Card (FX, 9 PM ET/6 PM PT)
Vitor Belfort vs. Michael Bisping
Daniel Sarafian vs. C.B. Dollaway
Gabriel Gonzaga vs. Ben Rothwell
Thiago Tavares vs. Khabib Nurmagomedov
Preliminary Card (Fuel TV, 5 PM ET/2 PM PT)
Godofredo Pepey vs. Milton Vieira
Diego Nunes vs. Nik Lentz
Ronny Markes vs. Andrew Craig
Edson Barboza vs. Lucas Martins
Yuri Alcantara vs. Pedro Nobre
Wagner Prado vs. Ildemar Alcantara
Preliminary Card (Facebook)
Francisco Trinaldo vs. C.J. Keith