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TUF: Brazil 4 Finale set for June 27 in Sao Paulo

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The UFC will return to the Ibirapuera gymnasium in June.

According to sources close to the situation, the UFC will host the Ultimate Fighter: Brazil 4 Finale event in the Ibirapuera gymnasium in Sao Paulo, Brazil, on June 27. The fight card will feature the bantamweight and lightweight finals of the reality show.

The promotion has yet to announce a main event for the Fight Night card.

Ibirapuera gymnasium held two UFC events in the past. In 2014, light heavyweight Fabio Maldonado replaced Junior dos Santos on short notice and was knocked out by heavyweight contender Stipe Miocic in the main event of TUF: Brazil 3 Finale. In January 2013, Vitor Belfort headlined a UFC on FX card and finished Michael Bisping with a head kick.

The UFC has three events scheduled for Brazil. The first one takes place May 30 in Goiania, and Carlos Condit meets Thiago Alves in the main event. The UFC Fight Night 67 card was initially planned to start in the morning, at 9:30 a.m. ET, but sources told the promotion has decided to move the card to Saturday night.

A month after the TUF: Brazil 4 Finale card, UFC 190 takes place at the HSBC Arena in Rio de Janeiro. UFC champion Ronda Rousey defends her title against undefeated contender Bethe Correia. The Aug. 1 card will also feature Mauricio Rua vs. Antonio Rogerio Nogueira and Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira vs. Stefan Struve.

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