Prior to Wednesday’s UFC Fight Night 28: Teixeira vs. Bader event at the Mineirinho Arena in Belo Horizonte, Brazil, the fighters participating on the card weighed in on Tuesday.
Light heavyweights Glover Teixeira and Ryan Bader headline the card on Fox Sports 1. Teixeira is on the cusp of a title shot, and Bader is trying to fight his way back into contention after an up-and-down couple of years.
Middleweight contenders Yushin Okami and Ronaldo “Jacare” Souz square off in the night’s co-main event, while top flyweights Joseph Benavidez and Jussier “Formiga” da Silva are one of the top feature fights.
None of the fighters on the card had any issues making weight.
Main Card (on Fox Sports 1):
-Glover Teixeira (206) vs. Ryan Bader (205)
-Yushin Okami (185) vs. Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza (186)
-Joseph Benavidez (126) vs. Jussier “Formiga” da Silva (126)
-Francisco Trinaldo (155) vs. Piotr Hallmann (155)
-Rafael “Sapo” Natal (185) vs. Tor Troeng (185)
-Marcos Vinicius (126) vs. Ali Bagautinov (125)
Preliminary Card (on Fox Sports 1):
-Felipe Arantes (146) vs. Kevin Souza (146)
-Lucas Martins (136) vs. Junior Hernandez (135)
-Joao Zeferino (170) vs. Elias Silverio (169)
-Keith Wisniewski (170) vs. Ivan Jorge (169)
Preliminary Card (on Facebook):
-Yuri Villefort (170) vs. Sean Spencer (171)
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