With UFC 134: "Silva vs. Okami" marking the organization's return to Brazil for the first time in over a decade, the UFC is pulling out all the promotional stops.
Anyone who is anyone from the South American country has taken center stage and the organization has offered everything short of Portuguese lessons for American fans.
In the same vein, the UFC web series, Ultimate Insider, has released its list of the top eight Brazilian fighters in the history of the Octagon. And looking at how it shook out, it's sure to stir up some debate.
And what better place for that then right here at MMAmania.com?
The list, counted down from eight, is after the jump. You know exactly where to voice your issues with it, Maniacs. And trust me, you'll have a few.
Started his MMA career 16-0; former UFC light heavyweight champion.
7. Jose Aldo
19-1 in MMA, current UFC featherweight champion.
6. Mauricio Rua
Former UFC and Pride champion.
Former two-division UFC champion.
Most wins and knockouts in Pride history, former champion.
Former UFC and Pride heavyweight champion.
2. Royce Gracie
Three-time UFC tournament winner.
Undefeated inside the Octagon; current middleweight champion; longest reigning champion in history.