Dana White and the UFC promisse to visit brasilian cities other than Rio and Sao Paulo. According to TATAME Jaraguá do Sul will be the place to host de big MMA event on May18th.
The Jaraguá Arena's capacity is 16,000. The Arena's Manager said to TATAME that there is a pre-schedule to receive the show that will represent the UFC on FX 8.
"Two UFC representants visited the Arena in january. We show them all the inside capacity, the backstage, vestiários, saídas de emergência, cabines de TV e rádio. They did take a complete look. There's nothing registrated, but there's a verbal agreement, scheduled for may 18th. Would be awesome for the city to host the event", said to TATAME Cláudio Tubbs, the Arena's Adminitrative Manager.
Considering his next bout against Luke Rockhold, Vitor Belfort will be the brasilian with the higher number of fights in the country, totalizing four bouts. The firts was on 1998, when he knocked Wanderlei Silva out on "Ultimate Brazil", in São Paulo. Last year, the "phenom" finalized Anthony Johnson at UFC Rio, and won Michael Bisping via KO at the UFC São Paulo still this year