Mario Yamasaki Says UFC Will Return to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on Jan. 14th, 2012

Referee Mario Yamasaki has revealed that the UFC plan on returning to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on January 14th, 2012. Despite no official word from the Las Vegas based promotion this rumor seems to be gathering pace after further sources close to the situation confirmed the report.

Over the last couple of weeks there have been similar reports that the UFC could travel to Brasilia and Sao Paulo.

Tatame Magazine Reports:

“Despite many indications that Sao Paulo would be the next destiny of UFC in Brazil, Mario Yamasaki, UFC referee and one of the responsible for bringing the franchise to Brazil in 1998, stated on his Twitter that Ultimate will return to Rio de Janeiro on January 14.”

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