Joey Beltran returns to the Octagon on Oct. 9, and it’s a ‘Fight of the Night’ candidate. has learned with sources close to the UFC that "The Mexicutioner" is heading to Brazil for a light heavyweight showdown against fan favorite and Sao Paulo native Fabio Maldonado at UFC Fight Night 29.

"I am very excited for the fight, it should be a fun fight," Beltran told, confirming the news.