UFC 142

UFC 142 is an upcoming mixed martial arts event held by the Ultimate Fighting Championship. The event is expected to take place on January 14, 2012 at the HSBC Arena in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.



Fabricio Werdum expressed interest in competing at this event in a bout against Brendan Schaub, however after further consideration, the bout was scheduled for UFC 141.


Bouts in the works include:
Antonio Carvalho vs. Felipe Arantes
Rob Broughton vs. Edinaldo Oliveira


Announced bouts

The following fights have been confirmed by UFC.com, but not yet added to the Official Fight Card.

    Featherweight Championship bout: Brazil José Aldo (c) vs. United States Chad Mendes
    Middleweight bout: Brazil Vitor Belfort vs. United States Anthony Johnson
    Lightweight bout: Brazil Thiago Tavares vs. Canada Sam Stout
    Lightweight bout: Brazil Edson Barboza vs. England Terry Etim
    Light Heavyweight bout: Brazil Fabio Maldonado vs. Bulgaria Stanislav Nedkov
    Welterweight bout: Brazil Erick Silva vs. Afghanistan Siyar Bahadurzada
    Middleweight bout: Brazil Rousimar Palhares vs. United States Mike Massenzio