UFC 198: Werdum vs Miocic – Extended Preview

It’s a heavyweight showdown as champion as the UFC returns to Brazil on May 14th for  UFC198 in the Arena de Baixada in Curitiba. The largest event the UFC has ever put on in Brazil is expected to draw upwards of 40,000 fight fans as Fabricio Werdum takes on No. 2 ranked Stipe Miocic. Plus, it’s an all-Brazilian showdown in the middleweight division, as former world champion Vitor Belfort faces off against submission specialist Jacare Souza. Opening up the main card, its Anderson Silva meeting up with dynamic striker Uriah Hall in a potential passing of the torch match up.

Main Card

Fabricio Werdum vs. Stipe Miocic
Vitor Belfort vs. Ronaldo Souza
Cristiane Justino vs. Leslie Smith
Corey Anderson vs. Mauricio Rua
Uriah Hall vs. Anderson Silva

Preliminary Card

Matt Brown vs. Demian Maia
Patrick Cummins vs. Antonio Rogerio Nogueira
Rob Font vs. John Lineker
Nate Marquardt vs. Thiago Santos
Warlley Alves vs. Bryan Barberena
Yancy Medeiros vs. Francisco Trinaldo
Sergio Moraes vs. Kamaru Usman
Renato Moicano vs. Zubaira Tukhugov