The main event of UFC Fight Night 38 is a rematch of one of the best fights of all time as Dan Henderson (29-11) fights Mauricio ‘Shogun’ Rua (22-8). Their first bout was at UFC 139 in 2011. Henderson won the bout but both men were battered for all five rounds, in the second non-title main event to be a five round affair.
Location and Date:
UFC Fight Night 38 takes place at the Ginasio Nelio Dias in Natal, Brazil on Sunday, March 23rd.
The weigh-ins for UFC Fight Night 38 will take place at the Ginasio Nelio Dias in Natal, Rio Grande do Norte, Brazil on Saturday, March 22nd at 3 p.m. ET/12 p.m. PT.
There will be a fan Q&A session hosted by UFC bantamweight and featherweight champions Renan Barao and Jose Aldo, respectively, alongside UFC lightweight Gleison Tibau at 1:45 p.m. ET/10:45 p.m. PT.
An autograph session with the three fighters in the Q&A as well as Brazilian ring card girls Camila Oliveira and Jhenny Andrade just before the weigh-ins begin.
Main Card (FOX Sports 1) 7:00 p.m. ET/4:00 p.m. PT
Light Heavyweight: Shogun Rua vs. Dan Henderson
Middleweight: Cezar Ferreira vs. CB Dollaway
Lightweight: Leonardo Santos vs. Norman Parke
Light Heavyweight: Fabio Maldonado vs. Gian Villante
Lightweight: Michel Prazeres vs. Mairbek Taisumov
Featherweight: Rony Jason vs. Steven Siler
Preliminary Card (FOX Sports 1) 5:00 p.m. ET/2:00 p.m. PT:
Featherweight: Diego Brandao vs. Will Chope
Middleweight: Ronny Markes vs. Thiago Santos
Flyweight: Jussier Formiga vs. Scott Jorgensen
Welterweight: Thiago Perpetuo vs. Kenny Robertson
Fight Pass Preliminary Card (UFC Fight Pass) 4:00 p.m. ET/1:00 p.m. PT
Featherweight: Noad Lahat vs. Godofredo Pepey
Light Heavyweight: Hans Stringer vs. Francimar Barroso
Fighter Odds via UFC.com:
Shogun Rua (-225) vs. Dan Henderson (+190)
Cezar Ferreira (-210) vs. CB Dollaway (+180)
Leonardo Santos (+195) vs. Norman Parke (-230)
Fabio Maldonado (+100) vs. Gian Villante (-120)
Michel Prazeres (+225) vs. Mairbek Taisumov (-265)
Rony Jason (-175) vs. Steven Siler (+150)
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