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Friday
Sep072012

The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Rio

The Ultimate Fighting Championship® returned to Brazil for an epic sporting event as legendary fighters collided on the biggest fight card in UFC® history at UFC® 147 at Joao Havelange Stadium in Rio de Janeiro on June 23, 2012.  The largest crowd ever was expected for the highly anticipated rematch between middleweight champion Anderson Silva and American contender Chael Sonnen, a grudge match two years in the making. The event also features a live finale of The Ultimate Fighter Brasil™, the showdown between two Brazilians and icons of the sport – coaches Vitor Belfort and Wanderlei Silva. Brown United provided a variety of temporary structures for the event including bleachers and other audience seating, platforms, support towers, stages, and more.