UFC: Ultimate Brazil set to return to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil in November 2011

It was revealed today that the Ultimate Fighting Championship will return to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil in November 2011, with HSBC Arena, in Barra da Tijuca picked out as the venue for the event.

The news was confirmed to GracieMag.com by a source close to the situation, adding the event will be dubbed “Ultimate Brazil”.

The promotion first visited the country back in 1998, with the classic fight between Vitor Belfort and Wanderlei Silva headlining the event. Now a days we could see “The Phenom” and “The Axe Murderer” accompanied by the likes of Junior dos Santos, Lyoto Machida, Thiago Alves.

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