Sure, UFC 163 underwent some unexpected changes, leaving fans concerned about the quality of the overall pay-per-view card. But despite the shuffle, there are still several exciting bouts to be had Saturday night in Rio de Janeiro.
The spotlight will, of course, be focused on national hero Jose Aldo as he attempts to keep "The Korean Zombie," Chan-Sung Jung, at bay in front of thousands of Brazilians crowding the HSBC Arena. Few can forget Aldo's last appearance in his native Brazil—fans embraced the overjoyed champion as he rushed into the stands in celebration of his knockout victory over Chad Mendes.
Will he deliver another riveting performance, or will The Korean Zombie's tenacity be too much for him to handle?
Before that question is answered, UFC 163 presents a few other fights of noteworthy mention.
Let's examine the most prominent, can't-miss fights going down on Saturday night.