Wednesday is a big day for the UFC as UFC Fight Night 28 takes place and the premiere of The Ultimate Fighter Season 18. UFC Fight Night 28 places in Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, Brazil, with the headlining fight between Glover Teixeira battling Ryan Bader in light heavyweight action. With a dominating win over Bader, Teixeira has been promised a title shot at the winner of Jon Jones and Alexander Gustafsson at UFC 165 later in the month.
The Ultimate Fighter Season 18 features the first ever season of having women on the show with the men. The season will feature the bantamweight weight class, with the coaches being UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey and Miesha Tate. Rousey and Tate will be facing each other in the co-main of UFC 168 on December 28.
You will be able to watch both shows on Fox Sports 1 with UFC Fight Night 28 starting at 5 P.M. ET, then The Ultimate Fighter starting at 10 ET.
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Here is the card for UFC Fight Night 28 on Wednesday:
MAIN CARD (FOX Sports 1, 7 p.m. ET)
Ryan Bader vs. Glover Teixeira
Yushin Okami vs. Ronaldo Souza
Joseph Benavidez vs. Jussier Formiga
Piotr Hallmann vs. Francisco Trinaldo
Rafael Natal vs. Tor Troeng
Ali Bagautinov vs. Marcos Vinicius
PRELIMINARY CARD (FOX Sports 1, 5 p.m. ET)
Felipe Arantes vs. Edimilson Souza
Ramiro Hernandez vs. Lucas Martins
Elias Silverio vs. Joao Zeferino
Ivan Jorge vs. Keith Wisniewski
PRELIMINARY CARD (Facebook, 4:30 p.m. ET)
Sean Spencer vs. Yuri Villefort