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UFC set to return to Brazil on March 14

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The UFC is expected to visit Brazil three times in 2020.
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Days away from the UFC’s upcoming show in Sao Paulo, MMA Fighting has confirmed the date for the next event in Brazil. According to sources, the UFC will hold its 37th event in the country on March 14, 2020.

The event will take place in Brasilia, sources said. The company has visited the city twice in the past for Fight Night cards headlined by Cris Cyborg vs. Lina Lansberg, in 2016, and Antonio Silva vs. Andrei Arlovski, in 2014.

Saturday night’s UFC Fight Night card will take place at the Ibirapuera gymnasium and feature the light heavyweight debut of jiu-jitsu ace Ronaldo Souza opposite Jan Blachowicz. In the co-main event, Mauricio Rua faces short-notice replacement Paul Craig.

Check the complete UFC Sao Paulo card below.

Ronaldo Souza vs. Jan Blachowicz
Mauricio Rua vs. Paul Craig
Charles Oliveira vs. Jared Gordon
Antonio Arroyo vs. Andre Muniz
Markus Perez vs. Wellington Turman
Sergio Moraes vs. James Krause
Ricardo Ramos vs. Eduardo Garagorri
Francisco Trinaldo vs. Bobby Green
Warlley Alves vs. Randy Brown
Douglas Silva de Andrade vs. Renan Barao
Ariane Lipski vs. Veronica Macedo
Vanessa Melo vs. Tracy Cortez

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