We got ourselves a UFC from Brazil on tap, and like all events tailored for that South American nation, there are tons of Brazilians on the card that only the locals really care about. But! There are some names that wield international recognition – from Brazil and elsewhere – and that alone should make UFC Fight Night 119 worth tuning in to.
Lyoto Machida is finally returning after a banishment of a couple of years from the Octagon. He’s facing Derek Brunson.
Demian Maia is back, hot on the heels of his dismal performance against champ Tyron Woodley. He’s taking on loud-mouth Colby Covington.
John Lineker will be there, ready to punch someone the hell out.
And of course, there’s Jim Miller, that old salty American who maybe doesn’t have that much time left in the sport, but he’ll definitely make the most of it.
Here’s a vid of the media faceoffs from yesterday. Note Machida’s karate howl.