With UFC 163 just hours away, Ariel Helwani and Guilherme Cruz of MMAFighting.com preview the major bouts and story lines going into the event, which is set to take place at the HSBC Arena in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil.
The Ultimate Fighting Championship's (UFC) makes their return to Rio De Janeiro tonight (August 3, 2013) for UFC 163: "Aldo vs Jung" at the HSBC Arena in Brazil.
The main event features featherweight kingpin, Jose Aldo, looking to defend his championship against fan favorite, "the Korean Zombie" Chan Sung Jung.
The co-main pits former Light Heavyweight champion Lyoto Machida against Phil Davis. Machida hopes that a win will catapult him to the top of the division and another shot against Jon Jones.
With UFC 163 set to begin shortly, check out Ariel Helwani and Guilherme Cruz of MMA Fighting break down the action on the card.
MMAmania.com will provide LIVE round-by-round, blow-by-blow coverage of the main card action on fight night (Sat., August 3, 2013), which is slated to air at 10 p.m. ET on pay-per-view (PPV). The latest play-by-play fight updates of the live action will begin to flow earlier than that, however, around 7 p.m. ET with the "Prelims" undercard bouts on Facebook and FX Channel.