Biggest Brazilian MMA Card Ever

Nate LawsonCorrespondent IJuly 29, 2009

On September 12, Rio de Janeiro plays host to potentially one of the greatest events in the country's history.

With a fight card consisting of Paulo Filho, Vitor Belfort, and Ricardo Arona (to name a few), the country of Brazil is heavily represented on both the Main Card and Undercard of the Bitetti Combat Event.

While the card has yet to be officially finalized, August 3 has been named the date where the governer of Rio de Janeiro will officially announce the entire card.

The main card and undercard are listed below.

Main Card:

Vitor Belfort (18-8) vs. Moise Rimbon (14-8-3)
Antonio Rogerio Nogueira (17-3) vs. Alex Stiebling (18-10-1)
Ricardo Arona (13-5) vs. Marvin Eastman (16-9-1)
Paulo Filho (16-1) vs. Edwin Dewees (35-13)
Pedro Rizzo (16-9) vs. Jeff Monson (31-8)


Luciano Azevedo (15-7) vs. Milton Vieira (9-6-1)
Henrique "Chocolate" Nogueira (6-4-1) vs. Eduardo Pamplona (12-2)
Cassiano Tytschyo (13-6) vs. Leandro "Batata" Silva (13-5)
Leonardo "Chocolate" Nascimento (7-5-1) vs. Glover Teixeira (6-2)
Luciano Corea "Yzzy" (1-1) vs. Alexandre "Pulga" Pimental (7-0)
Vitor Miranda (4-1) vs. Fabio Maldonado (9-2)

This September, Brazil will host one phenomenal event. Both cards are simply stacked with Brazilian stars, and the event is sure to deliver. The fight card, while not official, should end up looking something like what is shown above. If that is the case, this event will surely be a phenomenal show.