The UFC officially announced its event in Rio de Janeiro on March 21, and added three new bouts to the card.
UFC Fight 62, which will be headlined by Urijah Faber vs. Raphael Assuncao in Brazil, features Leonardo Santos vs. Matt Wiman, Leandro Silva vs. Drew Dober and Leonardo Mafra Teixeira vs. Cain Carrizosa.
Undefeated under the UFC banner, TUF: Brazil 2 winner Santos (13-3-1) fights for the first time since a unanimous decision victory over Efrain Escudero, while longtime UFC veteran Wiman (16-7) looks for his 11th win inside the Octagon.
Coming off the biggest win in his career, a first-round submission over Charlie Brenneman in November, Silva (17-2-1) faces Dober (15-6), who scored his first UFC victory with a quick rear-naked choke against Jamie Varner in December.
In the latest bout added to the fight card, Mafra (11-2) cuts down to 155 pounds to face Carrizosa (6-1). Coming off a submission loss to Rick Story, the TUF Brazil alum looks for his first UFC win against Carrizosa, who suffered his first professional loss in his Octagon debut against Chris Wade at UFC 177.
UFC Fight Night 62 takes place at the Maracanazinho gymnasium in Rio de Janeiro, and the current fight card is as follows:
Urijah Faber vs. Raphael Assuncao
Josh Thomson vs. Gilbert Burns
Ben Saunders vs. Erick Silva
Demian Maia vs. Ryan LaFlare
Leonardo Santos vs. Matt Wiman
Leandro Silva vs. Drew Dober
Leonardo Mafra Teixeira vs. Cain Carrizosa