Bantamweights Iuri Alcantara and Frankie Saenz will square off this February at UFC Fight Night 61, officials announced recently.
Set for February 22 from the Gigantinho Gymnasium in Porto Alegre, Brazil, the main event features Rashad Evans vs. Glover Teixeira.
Alcantara (31-5) has won six of eight Octagon appearances, including recent wins over Russell Doane, Vaughan Lee and Wilson Reis. Saenz (9-2) won his debut when he topped Nolan Ticman.
Below is the current card:
Light Heavyweight: Rashad Evans vs. Glover Teixeira
Lightweight: Edson Barboza vs. Michael Johnson
Middleweight: Cezar Ferreira vs. Sam Alvey
Lightweight: Adriano Martins vs. Rustam Khabilov
Welterweight: Matt Dwyer vs. William Macario
Lightweight: Ivan Jorge vs. Josh Shockley
Welterweight: Santiago Pinzinibbio vs. Sean Strickland
Welterweight: Wendell Oliveira vs. TJ Waldburger
Bantamweight: Iuri Alcantara vs. Frankie Saenz