Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Ginasio do Maracanazinho
The UFC returns to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on Saturday, March 21st with a stacked card featuring a five-round main event battle between welterweight contenders Demian Maia and Ryan LaFlare. Owner of four wins at welterweight, former middleweight title challenger Maia is in top form after his 2014 victory against Alexander Yakovlev in his hometown of Sao Paulo. In LaFlare, Maia will face a rising star whose unbeaten slate includes four UFC wins against Benny Alloway, Santiago Ponzinibbio, Court McGee and John Howard.