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A look at the current card for the second Brazilian UFC event of the year on May 18th.
UFC on FX 8 is set for May 18th at the Arena Jaraguá in Jaraguá do Sul, Santa Catarina, Brazil. The event will feature the winner of the UFC on FX 7 headliner, Vitor Belfort, facing off with Strikeforce middleweight champion Luke Rockhold in the main event. The winner could be in line for a UFC middleweight title shot against the winner of Anderson Silva vs. Chris Weidman at UFC 162. The co-main event will feature the surging Constantinos Philippou, who has won five in a row, against former Strikeforce MW champ Ronaldo Souza.
Here's a look at the current card:
Vitor Belfort vs. Luke Rockhold
Constantinos Philippou vs. Ronaldo Souza
Rafael dos Anjos vs. Evan Dunham
C.B. Dollaway vs. Cezar Ferreira
Lance Benoist vs. Paulo Thiago
Azamat Gashimov vs. John Lineker
John Cholish vs. Gleison Tibau
Mike Rio vs. Francisco Trinaldo
Roger Hollett vs. Fabio Maldonado