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UFC 198: Card Set For Brazil, Soccer Stadium

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Fabricio Werdum and Stipe Miocic will headline UFC 198, officials confirmed Friday.

Set for May 14, the event will take place from Curitiba, Brazil inside the Arena da Baixada. The main card airs live on pay-per-view.

It will be the third such stadium show put on by the UFC, joining UFC 193 from Australia and UFC on FOX: Gustafsson vs. Johnson from Sweden.

Werdum and Miocic were briefly linked earlier this year before the UFC heavyweight champion delayed the bout due to injuries.

Along with Werdum-Miocic, Vitor Belfort meets Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza, Demian Maia faces Matt Brown and Nate Marquardt battles Thiago Santos.

Below is the current lineup:

UFC Heavyweight Championship
Fabricio Werdum (c) vs. Stipe Miocic

Middleweight: Vitor Belfort vs. Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza

Welterweight: Demian Maia vs. Matt Brown

Middleweight: Nate Marquardt vs. Thiago Santos

Lightweight: Leonardo Santos vs. Evan Dunham

Welterweight: Warlley Alves vs. Bryan Barberena

Light Heavyweight: Patrick Cummins vs. Antonio Rogerio Nogueira

Lightweight: Francisco Trinaldo vs. Yancy Medeiros

Welterweight: Sergio Moraes vs. Kamaru Usman

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