FOX bumps UFC for dirt bikes, schedules Fight Night 38 for Sunday, March 23

Unfortunately, neither event will take place in the Bun Bun Mario Battle Stadium.

No, that wasn't a typo.

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) will indeed be holding a mixed martial arts (MMA) event on a Sunday, when UFC Fight Night 38 takes place on March 23, 2014, inside the Nelio Dias Gymnasium in Natal, Brazil, live on FOX Sports 1.

But don't take my word for it.

As we (and UFC President Dana White) learned, that kind of thing comes with the network territory, which is why we often have "Fight Night" events on a Wednesday night (like this recent one).

In addition, that Saturday (March 22) is expected to be a big day for college basketball, which will undoubtedly sop up most of the ratings in the sports world. Even as popular as UFC is in the coveted male demographic, it's not going to perform well against March Madness.

Better safe than sorry.

UFC Fight Night 38 is expected to be headlined by a light heavyweight rematch pitting Dan Henderson opposite Shogun Rua (more on that here), in addition to a 205-pound bangfest between Fabio Maldonado and Gian Villante.

But will you be around to watch it?

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