Felipe Arantes vs. Maximo Blanco added to February’s UFC Fight Night 36 in Brazil

The UFC’s February return to Brazil continues to build with the addition of another fight between countrymen.

Felipe Arantes (15-6-1 MMA, 2-2-1 UFC) will meet Maximo Blanco (9-5-1 MMA, 1-2 UFC) in a featherweight bout on the card. UFC officials announced the contest on Thursday.

Featuring a middleweight main event between Lyoto Machida and Gegard Mousasi, UFC Fight Night 36 takes place Feb. 15 at Arena Jaragua in Jaragua do Sul, Santa Caarina, Brazil. The card airs on FOX Sports 1 and streams on UFC Fight Pass, the promotion’s new digital network.
With the addition, the UFC Fight Night 36 card now includes:

Lyoto Machida vs. Gegard Mousasi
Francis Carmont vs. Ronaldo Souza
Cristiano Marcello vs. Joe Proctor
Viscardi Andrade vs. Nicholas Musoke
Andy Ogle vs. Charles Oliveira
Jesse Ronson vs. Francisco Trinaldo
Thiago Tavares vs. Zubair Tuhugov
Rodrigo Damm vs. Ivan Jorge
Nate Loughran vs. Erick Silva
Yuri Alcantara vs. Wilson Reis
Felipe Arantes vs. Maximo Blanco