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UFC 153 Officially Announced, 11-Fight Card Set

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The UFC has officially announced UFC 153, set for October 13th in the HSBC Center in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The card will feature 11 bouts (at least as of right now) and is pretty stacked. The main event sees UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo defending his title against Erik Koch. Also on the card is a middleweight battle between Vitor Belfort and Alan Belcher, and a light heavyweight bout between Quinton Jackson and Glover Teixeira that might be the last time we see Rampage in the UFC. You can check out the whole card below, and get information on how to purchase tickets after the jump.

Main Card
Jose Aldo vs Erik Koch [FW Title]
Vitor Belfort vs Alan Belcher
Quinton Jackson vs Glover Teixeira
Jon Fitch vs Erick Silva
Demian Maia vs Rick Story

Preliminary Card
Rony Mariano Bezerra vs Sam Sicilia
Gabriel Gonzaga vs Geronimo dos Santos
Diego Brandao vs Joey Gambino
Francisco Trinaldo vs Gleison Tibau
Sergio Moraes vs Renee Forte
Luiz Cane vs Chris Camozzi
Cristiano Marcello vs Reza Madadi

SBN coverage of UFC 153: Aldo vs. Koch

Tickets for UFC® 153: ALDO vs KOCH go on sale Thursday August 23, at 7 p.m. ET and are priced at: Stands (R$ 275); Special Seats (R$ 850); Premiere Seats (R$ 1.800), Premiere Octagon (R$ 1.800). Fans from around the world can purchase tickets online at or charge by phone +55-21-4003-5588.

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