Welcome to 2012! UFC will be kicking the year off with UFC 142: Rio featuring Vitor Belfor vs Anthony Johnson, and the headliner Jose Aldo vs Chad Mendes. Check out the nine minute video preview with Joe Rogan walking you through highlight reels of the cards fighters.
The event will take place Jan. 14 on pay-per-view at the return of 10 p.m. ET, and prelims will now air on the UFC’s new home of FX. Here is the full, stacked card.
José Aldo vs. Chad Mendes for the UFC Featherweight Championship
Vitor Belfort vs. Anthony Johnson
Rousimar Palhares vs. Mike Massenzio
Erick Silva vs. Carlo Prater
Edson Barboza vs. Terry Etim
Prelim card (FX)
Thiago Tavares vs. Sam Stout
Gabriel Gonzaga vs. Edinaldo Oliveira
Yuri Alcantara vs. Michihiro Omigawa
Ricardo Funch vs. Mike Pyle
Fabio Maldonado vs Caio Magalhaes
Felipe Arantes vs. Antonio Carvalho