Full fight card announced for UFC 153 and tickets go on sale this week

The UFC is heading back to Brazil for UFC 153 and the organization has announced the entire fight card and ticket information.

UFC 153 takes place on October 13th from the HSBC Arena in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil and this will be the third time the UFC has held a card at this arena.

Tickets for UFC 153 go on sale this Thursday at 7 p.m. ET and tickets can be purchased at Ticketsforfun.com.br or charge by phone +55-21-4003-5588.

The main card will be shown on pay-per-view and be headlined by UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo defending his title against Erik Koch. This fight was originally scheduled to take place in July, but an injury suffered by Aldo forced him off the card.

Also on the main card will be a middleweight bout as Vitor Belfort meets Alan Belcher and the winner of the fight moves on set closer to a title fight in the UFC middleweight division.

The entire UFC 153 fight card is below and stay tuned to TheMMAReport.com for updates on UFC 153.

Main Card:
Jose Aldo (Champ) vs Erik Koch – Featherweight Title Bout
Vitor Belfort vs Alan Belcher
Quinton Jackson vs Glover Teixeira
Jon Fitch vs Erick Silva
Demian Maia vs Rick Story

Preliminary Card:
Rony Jason vs Sam Sicilia
Gabriel Gonzaga vs Geronimo dos Santos
Diego Brandão vs Joey Gambino
Francisco “Massaranduba” Trinaldo vs Gleison Tibau
Sergio Moraes vs Renee Forte
Luiz Cane vs Chris Camozzi
Cristiano Marcello vs Reza Madadi