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UFC on FX 8: Belfort vs. Rockhold Attendance

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UFC on FX 8: Belfort vs. Rockhold took place Saturday night at Arena Jaraguá in Jaraguá do Sul, Santa Catarina, Brazil, before an announced crowd of 7,642.

UFC officials announced the attendance at the UFC on FX 8 post-fight press conference.

The gate was not announced.

Former UFC champion Vitor Belfort faced former Strikeforce champion Luke Rockhold in the night’s main event. Belfort continued his career resurgence, knocking Rockhold out with a stunning heel kick to the head at 2:32 of the first round.

The event was the second of at least four scheduled for Brazil in 2013. It also marked the second time that Belfort has headlined a UFC on FX card in his home country this year.

The promotion returns to Rio de Janeiro on Aug. 3 for UFC 163, which features featherweight champion Jose Aldo putting his belt on the line against Anthony Pettis, who is making his 145-pound debut.

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