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‘UFC 163: Aldo vs Pettis’ Fight Card Finalized

Written by Tom Ngo
June 12th, 2013
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UFC Lightweight Anthony Pettis

UFC 161 might be jumping off this Saturday in Canada, but that hasn’t stopped the world’s most prestigious mixed martial arts promotion from completing the 13-fight roster for UF “163: Aldo vs. Pettis.”

The August 3 event takes place inside HSBC Arena in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

A featherweight title tilt between champion Jose Aldo and Anthony Pettis (pictured) headlines the pay-per-view broadcast. Light heavyweights Lyoto Machida and Phil Davis serve as the co-main event.

Just a fair warning to every non-Brazilian fighting at UFC 163, there was a Brazilian winner in every fight last weekend at UFC on FUEL TV 10.

Here are the athletes expected to perform in jiu jitsu country (bout order still being finalized):

Viscardi Andrade vs. Bristol Marunde

John Lineker vs. Phil Harris

Robert Drysdale vs. Ednaldo Oliveira

Ian McCall vs. Iliarde Santos

Rani Yahya vs. Josh Clopton

Thales Leites vs. Tom Watson

Sergio Moraes vs. Neil Magny

Amanda Nunes vs. Sheila Gaff

Vinny Magalhaes vs. Anthony Perosh

Clint Hester vs. Cezar Ferreira

Demian Maia vs Josh Koscheck

Lyoto Machida vs. Phil Davis

Anthony Pettis vs. Jose Aldo (UFC featherweight champion)

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