On Friday, Jan. 18, the UFC held the weigh-ins for its upcoming UFC FX 7 event which takes place from the Ginasio Estadual Geraldo Jose de Almeida in Sao Paulo, Brazil on Jan. 19.

The MMA Corner’s Aline Baktchejian Djehdian was on site for the event, as well as Dentro do Ringue photographer Patrick Formosinho.

The event is headlined by a five-round middleweight clash between former light heavyweight title holder Vitor Belfort and Ultimate Fighter winner Michael Bisping.

In addition to the main event, the main card also features TUF: Brazil combatant Daniel Sarafian making his official Octagon debut against C.B. Dollaway, former heavyweight title challenger Gabriel Gonzaga battling Ben Rothwell, and undefeated Russian Khabib Nurmagomedov locking horns with Brazilian Thiago Tavares.

The event will feature a total of 11 bouts. A two-hour, four-fight showcase will air on FX, while six bouts air on Fuel TV and a single fight will stream via the promotion’s YouTube page.

Saturday’s main card will air live on FX starting at 9 p.m. ET. The preliminary card will be split between a 6 p.m. ET Fuel TV broadcast and a YouTube stream beginning at 5:35 p.m. ET.

Below are photos from the weigh-ins as shot by Patrick Formosinho of Dentro do Ringue. Click an image for a full size version. For full weigh-in results and video of the event, click here.

Top Photo: Vitor Belfort (L) squares off with Michael Bisping (Patrick Formosinho/Dentro do Ringue)

About The Author

Aline Bak
Staff Writer, Brazil

A native of São Paulo, Brazil, Aline began watching MMA with her father during the heyday of Pride in the early 2000's. Her passion for the sport soon turned to the UFC not long after. After attending UFC 134 in Rio de Janeiro and UFC 146 in Las Vegas, Aline was asked to recount her experience for Tatame—one of Brazil's biggest media outlets—and thus began her writing career. In addition to her work for The MMA Corner, she maintains her own site about MMA.