By Chris Howie
MMANEWS.COM Staff Writer
UFC 142 is set to go down on January 14th when the UFC returns to Brazil at the HSBC Arena in Rio de Janeiro.
Jose Aldo will defend the UFC Featherweight title against challenger Chad Mendes in the main event of the evening while middleweights Vitor Belfort and Anthony Johnson clash in the co-main event.
The card airs live on FX and Pay-Per-View and is listed below:
MAIN CARD (Pay-per-view)
Champ Jose Aldo vs. Chad Mendes (for featherweight title)
Vitor Belfort vs. Anthony Johnson
Mike Massenzio vs. Rousimar Palhares
Carlo Prater vs. Erick Silva
Edson Barboza vs. Terry Etim
PRELIMINARY CARD (FX)
Sam Stout vs. Thiago Tavares
Gabriel Gonzaga vs. Ednaldo Oliveira
Yuri Alcantara vs. Michihiro Omigawa
Ricardo Funch vs. Mike Pyle
Caio Magalhaes vs. Fabio Maldonado
Felipe Arantes vs. Antonio “Pato” Carvalho
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