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UFC Heads To Brazil Saturday With Fight Pass Event

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The UFC heads to Brazil this Saturday night for a Fight Pass event featuring the rematch between Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva and Andrei Arlovski.

UFC Fight Night 51 is set for Brasilia, Brazil and the Ginasio Nilson Nelson arena, the entire 11-fight lineup airs on Fight Pass beginning at 5:45 p.m. ET.

Silva (18-5) will be looking to earn a second win over Arlovski (22-10), as he defeated him while both were in Strikeforce via decision. Silva is coming off a no-contest with Mark Hunt after failing the post-fight drug test, while Arlovski earned a win over Brendan Schaub in his return to the promotion. He is a former heavyweight champion.

Other main card bouts include Gleison Tibau vs. Piotr Hallmann, Leonardo Santos vs. Efrain Escudero, Santiago Ponzinbbio vs. Wendell Oliviera, Iuri Alcantara vs. Russell Doane and Jessica Andrade vs. Larissa Pacheco.

Below is the current lineup and a video preview:

MAIN CARD (UFC Fight Pass/8 p.m. ET)

Heavyweight: Antonio Silva vs. Andrei Arlovski

Lightweight: Gleison Tibau vs. Piotr Hallmann

Lightweight: Leonardo Santos vs. Lukas Sajweski

Welterweight: Santiago Ponzinibbio vs. Wendell Oliveira Marques

Bantamweight: Iuri Alcantara vs. Russell Doane

Female Bantamweight: Jessica Andrade vs. Larissa Moreira Pacheco

PRELIMINARY CARD (UFC Fight Pass/5:45 p.m. ET)

Featherweight: Godofredo Pepey vs. Dashon Johnson

Welterweight: George Sullivan vs. Igor Araujo

Lightweight: Francisco Trinaldo vs. Efrain Escudero

Welterweight: Paulo Thiago vs. Sean Spencer

Bantamweight: Rani Yahya vs. Johnny Bedford

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