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UFC 198 Fight Card Set, Start Times Announced For May 14

The Brazilian fans are an interesting – and passionate – bunch.

UFC 198 will feature several fights with Brazil vs. the world, including a main event for the UFC heavyweight title between Fabricio Werdum and Stipe Miocic.

Also planned for the night are bouts between Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza and Vitor Belfort, Anderson Silva and Uriah Hall, Cris “Cyborg” Justino and Leslie Smith, and Mauricio “Shogun” Rua and Corey Anderson.

Check out the following slideshow for fight-by-fight predictions, and remember to come back for live coverage of the entire card:

ufc 198

An incredible UFC main card is set for this Saturday night at UFC 198, including the heavyweight title on the line.

Fabricio Werdum vs. Stipe Miocic headlines the stadium show from Brazil, along with Vitor Belfort vs. Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza in a middleweight contender match.

The rest of the pay-per-view main card reads like a who’s who in the MMA world, with Anderson Silva facing Uriah Hall, Cris “Cyborg” Justin battling Leslie Smith and Mauricio “Shogun” Rua taking on Corey Anderson.

Not to be outdone, the prelims will highlight Demian Maia vs. Matt Brown and Warlley Alves vs. Bryan Barberena.

Below is the current card for the event, along with a video preview:

MAIN CARD (PPV/10 p.m.)

UFC Heavyweight Championship
Fabricio Werdum (c) vs. Stipe Miocic

Middleweight: Vitor Belfort vs. Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza

Middleweight: Anderson Silva vs. Uriah Hall

Catchweight: Cris “Cyborg” Justino vs. Leslie Smith

Light Heavyweight: Mauricio “Shogun” Rua vs. Corey Anderson

PRELIMINARY CARD (FOX Sports 1/8 p.m. ET)

Welterweight: Demian Maia vs. Matt Brown

Welterweight: Warlley Alves vs. Bryan Barberena

Middleweight: Nate Marquardt vs. Thiago Santos

Bantamweight: Rob Font vs. John Lineker

PRELIMINARY CARD (UFC Fight Pass/6:15 p.m. ET)

Light Heavyweight: Patrick Cummins vs. Antonio Rogerio Nogueira

Lightweight: Francisco Trinaldo vs. Yancy Medeiros

Welterweight: Sergio Moraes vs. Luis Chagas

Featherweight: Renato Moicano vs. Zubaira Tukhugov

phil davis

Bellator 154 will go right up against a stacked UFC 198 card this Saturday night from the SAP Center in San Jose, California.

The event lost the planned co-main between Michael Chandler and Josh Thomson, but still features Muhammed “King Mo” Lawal vs. Phil Davis in the headline act.

The main card airs live on Spike TV and will also feature the promotional debut of Sergei Kharitonov, as the former Strikeforce heavyweight meets Josh Appelt.

The rest of the main card includes Adam Piccolotti-Ray Wood, Saad Awad-Evangelista “Cyborg” Santos and Andre Fialho-Rick Reger.

Piccolotti was expected to face Jordan Parsons, but the youngster died after injuries sustained from a hit-and-run incident in Florida earlier this month.

Below is the current lineup:

MAIN CARD (Spike TV/9 p.m. ET)

Light Heavyweight: Phil Davis vs. Muhammed “King Mo” Lawal

Heavyweight: Sergei Kharitonov vs. Josh Appelt

Lightweight: Adam Piccolotti vs. Ray Wood

Welterweight: Saad Awad vs. Evangelista “Cyborg” Santos

Welterweight: Andre Fialho vs. Rick Reger

PRELIMINARY CARD (Spike.com)

Catchweight: Joshua Hardwick vs. Jorge Acosta

Featherweight: Victor Jones vs. Anthony Taylor

Welterweight: Danasabe Mohammed vs. Martin Sano

Flyweight: Josh Paiva vs. Steven Gruber

Welterweight: Sam Spengler vs. Doyles Childs

Bantamweight: Josh San Diego vs. Jeremiah Labiano

Catchweight: Alvin Cacdac vs. Darren Uyenoyama

Featherweight: Thomas Diagne vs. Mark Dickman

Strawweight: Stephanie Frausto vs. Jamielene Jievara

Middleweight: Brandon Hester vs. Nick Pica

Heavyweight: James Chapman vs. Sean Tucker

ufc fight night 87

It could not have gone any better for Holland’s own Alistair Overeem and Stefan Struve, as the two claimed convincing victories in the headline fights at UFC Fight Night 87 Sunday.

Overeem landed a jumping front kick on Andrei Arlovski in the main event, finishing him with a flurry of strikes in the second round. Struve connected in the opening seconds vs. Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva, earning himself a 16-second victory.

Other main card winners included Gunnar Nelson, Germaine de Randamie and Nikita Krylov, who all scored finishes.

The attendance for the first-ever event in Rotterdam, Netherlands was announced at 10,421 for a live gate of just over $1.5 million.

Overeem, Struve, Nelson and de Randamie all earned “Performance of the Night” bonuses.

Complete results can be found below:

Alistair Overeem def. Andrei Arlovski via TKO (jumping front kick/strikes) at 1:12 of Round 2

Stefan Struve def. Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva via TKO (strikes) at :16 of Round 1

Gunnar Nelson def. Albert Tumenov via submission (rear-naked choke) at 3:15 of Round 2

Germaine de Randamie def. Anna Elmose via TKO (strikes) at 3:46 of Round 1

Nikita Krylov def. Francimar Barroso via submission (rear-naked choke) at 3:11 of Round 2

Karolina Kowalkiewicz def. Heather Jo Clark via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 30-27)

Rustam Khabilov def. Chris Wade via unanimous decision (30-27, 29-28, 29-28)

Magnus Cedenblad def. Garreth McLellan via TKO (strikes) at :47 of Round 2

Josh Emmett def. Jon Tuck via split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)

Reza Madadi def. Yan Cabral via KO (strikes) at 1:56 of Round 3

Kyoji Horiguchi def. Neil Seery via unanimous decision (30-26, 30-27, 30-27)

Leon Edwards def. Dominic Waters via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)

Ulka Sasaki def. Willie Gates via submission (neck crank) at 3:30 of Round 2

ufc 198

Officials have set the complete lineup for UFC 198, as the Brazilian stadium show looks to make a mark.

Headlined by Fabricio Werdum defending his heavyweight title against Stipe Miocic, the May 14 card also features former champions Vitor Belfort, Anderson Silva and Mauricio “Shogun” Rua in action, along with the promotional debut of Cris “Cyborg” Justino.

Four bouts start the night at 6:15 p.m. ET on UFC Fight Pass, with Antonio Rogerio Nogueira taking on Patrick Cummins. The FOX Sports 1 prelims begin at 8 p.m. ET and boast Demian Maia-Matt Brown.

Below is the complete card:

MAIN CARD (PPV/10 p.m.)

UFC Heavyweight Championship
Fabricio Werdum (c) vs. Stipe Miocic

Middleweight: Vitor Belfort vs. Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza

Middleweight: Anderson Silva vs. Uriah Hall

Catchweight: Cris “Cyborg” Justino vs. Leslie Smith

Light Heavyweight: Mauricio “Shogun” Rua vs. Corey Anderson

PRELIMINARY CARD (FOX Sports 1/8 p.m. ET)

Welterweight: Demian Maia vs. Matt Brown

Welterweight: Warlley Alves vs. Bryan Barberena

Middleweight: Nate Marquardt vs. Thiago Santos

Bantamweight: Rob Font vs. John Lineker

PRELIMINARY CARD (UFC Fight Pass/6:15 p.m. ET)

Light Heavyweight: Patrick Cummins vs. Antonio Rogerio Nogueira

Lightweight: Francisco Trinaldo vs. Yancy Medeiros

Welterweight: Sergio Moraes vs. Luis Chagas

Featherweight: Renato Moicano vs. Zubaira Tukhugov

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