After the first pay-per-view of the year, the Ultimate Fighting Championship returns to network television this weekend for UFC on FOX 27 in Charlotte.
All of the information you need to tune into Saturday night’s event can be seen below:
Date: Saturday, Jan. 27
Location: Charlotte, North Carolina
Venue: Spectrum Center
TV Info: FOX, FOX Sports 1 and UFC Fight Pass
Live Stream: Stream 1 (Early Prelims) | Stream 2 (FS1) | Stream 2 (Main Card) | Stream 4 (Main Card)
The main event of UFC on FOX 27 features a top ten matchup in the middleweight division with No. 3 Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza vs. No. 8 Derek Brunson.
It’s a rematch between the two, with Souza earning a 41 second knockout when they first met back in 2012 under the Strikeforce banner.
Souza (24-5, 1 NC) is looking to bounce back from a loss to current middleweight champion Robert Whittaker last spring. Prior to his loss to Whittaker, Jacare was on a two-fight winning streak and had victories in 10 of his last 11 bouts.
Brunson (18-5), meanwhile, enters the fight on a two-fight winning streak with his most recent outing earning a Performance of the Night bonus after scoring a knockout over former light heavyweight champion Lyoto Machida in under three minutes.
In the co-main event, No. 11-ranked featherweight Dennis Bermudez faces Andre Fili.
The main card is rounded out by a lightweight bout between Jordan Rinaldi and Gregor Gillespie, along with a welterweight scrap between Drew Dober and Frank Camacho.
UFC on FOX 27 Fight Card
|Main Card (Fox)|
|Middleweight||Ronaldo Souza||vs.||Derek Brunson|
|Featherweight||Dennis Bermudez||vs.||Andre Fili|
|Lightweight||Jordan Rinaldi||vs.||Gregor Gillespie|
|Welterweight||Drew Dober||vs.||Frank Camacho|
|Preliminary Card (Fox Sports 1)|
|Lightweight||Bobby Green||vs.||Erik Koch|
|Featherweight||Mirsad Bektić||vs.||Godofredo Pepey|
|Women’s Flyweight||Katlyn Chookagian||vs.||Mara Romero Borella|
|Women’s Strawweight||Randa Markos||vs.||Juliana Lima|
|Women’s Flyweight||Justine Kish||vs.||Ji Yeon Kim|
|Lightweight||Vinc Pichel||vs.||Joaquim Silva|
|Preliminary Card (UFC Fight Pass)|
|Welterweight||Niko Price||vs.||George Sullivan|