He was for the longest time the champ and an unstoppable monster, but Renan Barao has fallen on hard times. Meanwhile, Roy Nelson and Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva are mere shadows of their former selves, and Cris Cyborg is cutting more weight than is healthy. Those are the storylines going in to UFC Fight Night 95, which goes down in Brazil on Saturday and airs on FOX Sports 1.
The card is, or course, stocked with local Brazilians who probably have zero name recognition for you, but there are some notable up-and-comers in the mix. To bring you up to speed on all the players, here are some preview vids.