Alexander Gustafsson vs. Rogerio Nogueira Headlines Next UFC Event in Brazil

September 26, 2016

During the UFC Fight Night Brasilia post-fight press conference on Saturday, UFC officials announced that UFC Fight Night Sao Paulo on Nov. 19 would be headlined by a light heavyweight bout between No. 2-ranked Alexander Gustafsson and No. 9-ranked Antonio Rogerio Nogueira.

Antonio Rogerio NogueiraAlong with announcing the event’s headliner, the fight promotion also revealed several other match-ups for the event at Ginásio do Ibirapuera.

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Poland’s Krzysztof Jotko looks to extend his winning streak when he takes on veteran Thales Leites in middleweight action. Denmark’s Christian Colombo faces Brazilian Luis Henrique in a heavyweight bout, while experienced bantamweights Manny Gamburyan and Johnny Eduardo are slated to meet.

Also announced, Brazil’s Matheus Nicolau will take on Japan’s Ulka Sasaki in a 125-pound bout. Russia’s Gadzhimurad Antigulov will make his UFC debut against Marcos Rogerio de Lima in a 205-pound fight, while unbeaten Michael Graves looks to remain undefeated when he faces Brazilian Sergio Moraes in welterweight action.

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