Machida To Main Event UFC Belem
Eryk Anders will get the fight he’s been waiting for, as he battles Lyoto Machida at UFC Belem. The middleweights will collide in a five-round main event in Belem, Brazil, on February 3rd,
The undefeated Anders walks into his first UFC main event backed by a pair of dominating wins over Brazilian middleweights, Rafael Natal and Markus Perez. Anders has only gone to the scorecards three times in three years as a professional MMA fighter.
Machida, a former UFC light heavyweight champion is in the midst of a three fight losing streak, and coming off a two-year USADA suspension.
UFC Belem currently includes Valentina Shevchenko vs. Priscila Cachoeira, Thiago Santos vs. Anthony Smith, Deiveson Figueiredo vs. Joseph Morales, Tim Johnson vs. Marcelo Golm, and Maia Stevenson vs. Polyana Viana.