Stacked! This Weekend’s UFC Event, Featuring The Return Of Machida, Line Up Set

The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is gearing up for another exciting night of fights. This time, the mixed martial arts promotion is preparing for UFC Fight Night 119.

The event goes down Oct. 28 in São Paulo, Brazil and will feature a main event match up between former UFC light heavyweight champion Lyoto Machida and Derek Brunson.

Machida has not competed inside the octagon since 2015. The former champion was set to take on Dan Henderson at  UFC on Fox 19. However, Machida was suspended for 18 months after revealed to USADA that he had consumed a banned substance.

Once again eligible for competition come early Oct., the former champion is now set to take on Brunson in his UFC return. For a full breakdown of the night’s fight card and start times, check out the information below.

UFC Fight Night 119: (FS1; 10:00 p.m. ET)

Derek Brunson vs. Lyoto Machida
Demian Maia vs. Colby Covington
Pedro Munhoz vs. Rob Font
Francisco Trinaldo vs. Jim Miller
Thiago Santos vs. Jack Hermansson
John Lineker vs. Marlon Vera

UFC Fight Night 119: (FS2; 8:00 p.m. ET)

Vicente Luque vs. Niko Price
Antônio Carlos Júnior vs. Jack Marshman
Hacran Dias vs. Jared Gordon
Elizeu Zaleski dos Santos vs. Max Griffin

UFC Fight Night 119 Fight Pass Prelims: (UFC Fight Pass; 6:30 p.m.)

Deiveson Figueiredo vs. Jarred Brooks
Christian Colombo vs. Marcelo Golm