“UFC 133: Evans vs. Davis” takes place August 6th inside the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The Octagon’s long awaited return to the City of Brotherly Love will be headlined by a light heavyweight scrap between former champ Rashad Evans and fast-rising star Phil Davis.
A 205-pound affair with Rich Franklin and Antonio Rogerio Nogueira will serve as the show’s co-main event. Just to touch on the roster’s depth, a middleweight shootout between MMA icons Vitor Belfort and Yoshihiro Akiyama will take the card’s third-to-last billing.
The pay-per-view broadcast begins live at 9PM ET/6PM PT.
Here are the athletes expected to perform in Philly:
Mike Brown vs. Nam Phan*
Rafael Natal vs. Riki Fukuda
Mike Pierce vs. Johny Hendricks
Nick Pace vs. Ivan Menjivar
Brian Ebersole vs. Dennis Hallman
Rani Yahya vs. Chad Mendes
Alexander Gustafsson vs. Vladimir Matyushenko
Mike Pyle vs. Rory MacDonald
Jorge Rivera vs. Alessio Sakara
Vitor Belfort vs. Yoshihiro Akiyama
Rich Franklin vs. Antonio Rogerio Nogueira
Rashad Evans vs. Phil Davis
* Previously announced by UFC, but yet to add to official roster