Officials have arranged the bout card for October’s UFC 179 event, which takes place from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
In the main event, Jose Aldo defends his UFC featherweight title vs. Chad Mendes in a rematch. Aldo won the first contest, which also took place in Brazil. The co-main boasts Glover Teixeira vs. Phil Davis.
All the action on October 25 starts at 7 p.m. ET with a pair of bouts on UFC Fight Pass featuring Fabricio Camoes vs. Tony Martin and Gilbert Burns vs. Christos Giagos.
Four more prelims air on FOX Sports 1 beginning at 8 p.m. ET with Neil Magny-William Macario, Yan Cabral-Naoyuki Kotani, Scott Jorgensen-Wilson Reis and Felipe Arantes-Andre Fili.
The pay-per-view main card was expected to kickoff with Alan Patrick vs. Beneil Dariush, but Patrick suffered a jaw injury and is out. Other fights include Darren Elkins vs. Lucas Martins, Fabio Maldonado vs. Hans Stringer and the previously mentioned main and co-main events.
Check out the complete fight card below:
MAIN CARD (PPV/10 p.m. ET)
UFC Featherweight Championship
Jose Aldo (c) vs. Chad Mendes
Light Heavyweight: Phil Davis vs. Glover Teixeira
Light Heavyweight: Fabio Maldonado vs. Hans Stringer
Featherweight: Darren Elkins vs. Lucas Martins
Lightweight: Beneil Dariush vs. TBA
PRELIMINARY CARD (FOX Sports 1/8 p.m. ET)
Welterweight: Neil Magny vs. William Macario
Lightweight: Yan Cabral vs. Naoyuki Kotani
Flyweight: Scott Jorgensen vs. Wilson Reis
Featherweight: Felipe Arantes vs. Andre Fili
PRELIMINARY CARD (UFC Fight Pass/7 p.m. ET)
Lightweight: Gilbert Burns vs. Christos Giagos
Lightweight: Fabricio Camoes vs. Tony Martin