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Complete Lineup Set For UFC 179 In October

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Officials have arranged the bout card for October’s UFC 179 event, which takes place from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

In the main event, Jose Aldo defends his UFC featherweight title vs. Chad Mendes in a rematch. Aldo won the first contest, which also took place in Brazil. The co-main boasts Glover Teixeira vs. Phil Davis.

All the action on October 25 starts at 7 p.m. ET with a pair of bouts on UFC Fight Pass featuring Fabricio Camoes vs. Tony Martin and Gilbert Burns vs. Christos Giagos.

Four more prelims air on FOX Sports 1 beginning at 8 p.m. ET with Neil Magny-William Macario, Yan Cabral-Naoyuki Kotani, Scott Jorgensen-Wilson Reis and Felipe Arantes-Andre Fili.

The pay-per-view main card was expected to kickoff with Alan Patrick vs. Beneil Dariush, but Patrick suffered a jaw injury and is out. Other fights include Darren Elkins vs. Lucas Martins, Fabio Maldonado vs. Hans Stringer and the previously mentioned main and co-main events.

Check out the complete fight card below:

MAIN CARD (PPV/10 p.m. ET)

UFC Featherweight Championship
Jose Aldo (c) vs. Chad Mendes

Light Heavyweight: Phil Davis vs. Glover Teixeira

Light Heavyweight: Fabio Maldonado vs. Hans Stringer

Featherweight: Darren Elkins vs. Lucas Martins

Lightweight: Beneil Dariush vs. TBA

PRELIMINARY CARD (FOX Sports 1/8 p.m. ET)

Welterweight: Neil Magny vs. William Macario

Lightweight: Yan Cabral vs. Naoyuki Kotani

Flyweight: Scott Jorgensen vs. Wilson Reis

Featherweight: Felipe Arantes vs. Andre Fili

PRELIMINARY CARD (UFC Fight Pass/7 p.m. ET)

Lightweight: Gilbert Burns vs. Christos Giagos

Lightweight: Fabricio Camoes vs. Tony Martin

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