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UFC on Fox Sports 1 3 Set With Bader-Teixeira Headlining


The busy fall season continues for the UFC.

The organization made official today that UFC on Fox Sports 1 3 will be taking place September 4 in Belo Horizonte, Brazil. The card will be headlined Ryan Bader(15-3 MMA, 8-3 UFC) facing off with Glover Teixeira(21-2 MMA, 4-0 UFC) in light heavyweight action. The co-main event will feature former UFC middleweight title contender Yushin Okami(29-7 MMA, 13-4 UFC)facing off with former Strikeforce middleweight champion Ronaldo “Jacre” Souza(18-3 MMA, 1-0 UFC).

Bader was last seen in action when he defeated Vladimir Matyushenko at UFC on Fox 6 in January. Teixeira was last seen last month when he defeated James Te Huna at UFC 160.

The card will then be followed by The Ultimate Fighter Season 18 featuring UFC Women’s bantamnweight champion Ronda Rousey and Miesha Tate.

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Steve Muehlhausen
Steven was a featured UFC columnist for Bleacher Report and a writer for MMASucka.com. He was also the host of the MMA show "The Fight Club Chicago" which aired for three years at various websites. You can email Steve at stevemuehlhausen@yahoo.com.

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