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UFC Brazil 2017: Three Events Expected


The UFC is looking at holding three events in Brazil this coming year, according to a report by MMAjunkie.

UFC Fight Night 100 went down recently from Sao Paulo, Brazil. No dates were confirmed, but March 11 is expected to be the first of the three in 2017.

“We’re committed to this market,” UFC executive Joe Carr said. “Brazil is still the most important country outside the U.S. for the UFC. The new ownership is focused on this market, as well.”

Two years ago, the UFC held seven events in the country, a number they matched in 2013, as well.

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Fight Cards

UFC Fight Night 109: Gustafsson vs. Teixeira

Event Date: May 28, 2017
Broadcast: UFC Fight Pass

UFC 212: Aldo vs. Holloway

Event Date: June 3, 2017
Broadcast: PPV, Fox Sports 1, UFC Fight Pass

UFC Fight Night 110: Lewis vs. Hunt

Event Date: June 11, 2017
Broadcast: TBD

UFC Fight Night 111: Holm vs. Correia

Event Date: June 17, 2017
Broadcast: TBD

Bellator NYC/Bellator 180: Sonnen Vs. Silva

Event Date: June 24, 2017
Broadcast: Spike/PPV

UFC Fight Night 112: Chiesa vs. Lee

Event Date: June 25, 2017
Broadcast: TBD