Report: Teixeira-Bader, Jacare-Okami on for UFC on FOX Sports 1 #3

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Belo Horizonte, Brazil will earn a UFC return date when the promotion brings the third installment of its UFC on FOX Sports 1 event series on Sept. 4, according to Brazilian website Portal Do Vale Tudo.

The site reported on Sunday night that two bouts are being targeted for the event: a light-heavyweight match between Glover Teixeira and Ryan Bader as well as a contest pitting Ronaldo "Jacare" Souza against Yushin Okami.

Teixeira and Bader were first linked for a matchup at May's UFC 160, but the bout was scratched after Bader suffered a training injury. Instead, Teixeira (21-2) went on to face and defeat James Te Huna, notching his 19th straight win, a streak that's stayed intact for more than seven years.

Bader has won three of his last four, with a January guillotine choke submission over Vladimir Matyushenko his last victory.

Souza will be making his second start since coming to the UFC. In his octagon debut, the former Strikeforce middleweight champion put Chris Camozzi to sleep with an arm triangle choke.

In Okami, he'll be facing off against a former No. 1 contender who has won three straight, including a split-decision over Hector Lombard. The match will almost certainly have implications for the middleweight title picture.

The UFC first visited Belo Horizonte in June 2012 for UFC 147, which drew over 16,000 fans to see Rich Franklin defeat Wanderlei Silva by decision in the main event.

More from MMA Fighting

X
Log In Sign Up

forgot?
Log In Sign Up

Please choose a new SB Nation username and password

As part of the new SB Nation launch, prior users will need to choose a permanent username, along with a new password.

Your username will be used to login to SB Nation going forward.

I already have a Vox Media account!

Verify Vox Media account

Please login to your Vox Media account. This account will be linked to your previously existing Eater account.

Please choose a new SB Nation username and password

As part of the new SB Nation launch, prior MT authors will need to choose a new username and password.

Your username will be used to login to SB Nation going forward.

Forgot password?

We'll email you a reset link.

If you signed up using a 3rd party account like Facebook or Twitter, please login with it instead.

Forgot password?

Try another email?

Almost done,

By becoming a registered user, you are also agreeing to our Terms and confirming that you have read our Privacy Policy.

Join MMA Fighting

You must be a member of MMA Fighting to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at MMA Fighting. You should read them.

Join MMA Fighting

You must be a member of MMA Fighting to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at MMA Fighting. You should read them.

Spinner.vc97ec6e

Authenticating

Great!

Choose an available username to complete sign up.

In order to provide our users with a better overall experience, we ask for more information from Facebook when using it to login so that we can learn more about our audience and provide you with the best possible experience. We do not store specific user data and the sharing of it is not required to login with Facebook.

tracking_pixel_5349_tracker