With a massive UFC 162 event in the books, the UFC next returns to pay-per-view on Aug. 3 with UFC 163. The event takes place at HSBC Arena in Rio de Janeiro.
Check out a video preview of the event above.
Headlining the card is a featherweight title fight between current champ Jose Aldo (22-1 MMA, 4-0 UFC) and “The Korean Zombie” Chan Sung Jung (13-3 MMA, 3-0 UFC), a replacement for injured Anthony Pettis. Aldo is ranked No. 1 and Jung is No. 6 in the USA TODAY Sports/MMAjunkie.com MMA featherweight rankings.
The co-headliner features a clash of light-heavyweight contenders with Lyoto Machida (19-3 MMA, 11-3 UFC) vs. Phil Davis (11-1 MMA, 7-1 UFC).
The full UFC 163 lineup includes:
MAIN CARD (Pay-per-view, 10 p.m. ET)
PRELIMINARY CARD (FX, 8 p.m. ET)
PRELIMINARY CARD (Facebook, 6 p.m. ET)
For more on UFC 163, stay tuned to the UFC Rumors section of the site.
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