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UFC 198: Featherweights Scheduled For Brazil

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A featherweight affair is now set for May’s UFC 198 card, as Renato Moicano takes on Zubaira Tukhugov.

Set for May 14, the event goes down inside a soccer stadium in Brazil with Fabricio Werdum defending his heavyweight belt against top contender Stipe Miocic. Also, Vitor Belfort battles Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza in the co-main event.

Moicano (9-0-1) picked up a 2014 victory over Tom Niinimaki inside the Octagon, but has not fought for the promotion since. Tukhugov (18-3) has earned wins in all three of his UFC appearances and nine straight overall.

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

Featherweight: Renato Moicano vs. Zubaira Tukhugov

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