Video: UFC Fight Night: Maia vs. Shields preview

It’s fight week again for the UFC, and Wednesday’s UFC Fight Night 29 event marks the organization’s second straight show on FOX Sports 1 in Brazil.

Here’s the essential information for the mid-week show.

UFC FIGHT NIGHT 29 START TIME: UFC Fight Night 29 takes place Wednesday at Jose Correa Arena in Barueri, Sao Paulo, Brazil. The night kicks off with four prelims on FOX Sports 1 at 5 p.m. ET, followed by the six-fight main card at 7 p.m. ET.

UFC FIGHT NIGHT 29 BACKGROUND: The UFC returns to Brazil for another FOX Sports 1 card after starting with two in the U.S. As is customary with the UFC’s shows in Brazil, each fight on the card features a Brazilian fighter. The event is topped by an important fight for Demian Maia (18-4 MMA, 12-4 UFC), who is unbeaten since dropping to welterweight. He’ll meet former title challenger and former Strikeforce champion Jake Shields (28-6-1 MMA, 3-2 UFC) in the main event. In the co-feature, Erick Silva (15-3 MMA, 3-2 UFC), who has won three straight bonus awards, looks to stay on track against Dong Hyun Kim (17-2-1 MMA, 8-2 UFC) in a welterweight contest.

UFC FIGHT NIGHT 29 ON-SITE REPORTER: lead staff reporter John Morgan (@MMAjunkieJohn) is on site in Barueri. Give him a follow for updates throughout fight week.

UFC FIGHT NIGHT 29 OPEN WORKOUTS MONDAY: UFC Fight Night 29's open fighter workouts take place today at Jose Correa Arena in Barueri. However, they’re closed to the public. They kick off at noon ET and include Maia, Shields, Kim, Silva and Fabio Maldonado. We’ll have full coverage throughout the evening.

UFC FIGHT NIGHT 29 WEIGH-INS ON TUESDAY: Tuesday’s UFC Fight Night 29 fighter weigh-ins take place at Jose Correa Arena. You can watch a live video stream or get text-only results beginning at 3 p.m. ET. We’ll also have a video replay and full photo gallery available afterward.

UFC FIGHT NIGHT 29 ON WEDNESDAY: Join us Wednesday at 4:30 p.m. ET for UFC Fight Night 29 play-by-play and live results. You can also discuss UFC Fight Night 29 in our discussion thread. Afterward, watch the post-UFC Fight Night 29 press conference on at approximately 10:30 p.m. ET.

The official UFC Fight Night 29 card includes:

MAIN CARD (FOX Sports 1, 7 p.m. ET)

PRELIMINARY CARD (FOX Sports 1, 5 p.m. ET)

For the latest on UFC Fight Night 29, check out the UFC Rumors section of the site.

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