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UFC’s November Event in Brazil is Premature

Written on November 08, 2010 by John Paul Vill

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UFC will go to Brazil in due time. Dana White said that they might go to Brazil but not now. The November event is also not going to push through. The promotion is looking at 2011 to be the perfect time to build the octagon in the said country.

Good news cagefighting fans, UFC plans to go to Brazil as soon as possible. Though officials aren’t sure when will this happen it’s still a very possible. UFC’s President Dana White said that despite reports claiming that the UFC Brazil event is far from existence, plans are still on going.

“It’s too early to tell,” White said. “We’re obviously interested in Brazil and bringing a fight down there, but we don’t know yet.”

Despite the rough success of Brazilian fighters in UFC, the company had only one event in the Brazilian territory. That event was in 1998, “UFC 17.5: Ultimate Brazil,” which took place in Sao Paulo. It showed fans how Frank Shamrock defeated John Lober in the main event, while the co-headliner showed Vitor Belfort stopping Wanderlei Silva in just 44 seconds.

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