‘UFC on FUEL TV: Nogueira vs. Werdum’ Fight Card Finalized

Written by 5thRound.com Staff
April 30th, 2013

UFC Heavyweight Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira

The 13-bout lineup for “UFC on FUEL TV: Nogueira vs. Werdum” has been finalized … sort of. Every scrap in the June 8 event has been confirmed, except for the two middleweights competing in the finals of “The Ultimate Fighter: Brazil 2.” 

A little known 185-pounder will secure his short-term future by winning a six-figure UFC contract by taking the tournament.

Opposing TUF Brazil coaches Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira (pictured) and Fabricio Werdum headline the show.

The UFC’s Facebook page streams the preliminary card live at approximately 4:30PM ET/1:30PM PT. FUEL TV broadcasts the main bouts immediately after beginning at 8PM ET/5PM PT.

Ginasio Paulo Sarasate in Fortaleza, Ceara, Brazil hosts the fiesta.

Here is the event’s roster:

Preliminary Card:

(Facebook 4:30PM ET/1:30PM PT)

Anthony Smith vs. Antonio Braga Neto

Caio Magalhaes vs. Karlos Vemola

Rodrigo Damm vs. Mizuto Hirota

Ildemar Alcantara vs. Leandro Silva

Godofredo Pepey vs. Felipe Arantes

Derek Brunson vs. Ronny Markes

Rafael Assuncao vs. Vaughan Lee

Main Card:


Rony Jason vs. Mike Wilkinson

Daniel Sarafian vs. Eddie Mendes

Erick Silva vs. Jason High

Thiago Silva vs. Rafael “Feijao” Cavalcante

TUF Brazil 2 welterweight final (TBD)

Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira vs. Fabricio Werdum

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