It may seem like an unfair fight, but today’s battle between Brazilian TV networks Rede TV! and Rede Globo is a promising one. With Vitor Belfort commentating for UFC Rio, the Osasco-based network television station looks in good stead to come up with its biggest win in its 11-year history over all-powerful Globo, with will need to rely on its main weapon: people’s habit of automatically tuning in to the channel.
Rede TV! will broadcast the UFC Rio main card across Brazil starting at 10pm, opening with Luiz Banha against Bulgarian wrestler Stanislav Nedkov, followed by Edson Barboza vs. Ross Peason, Rodrigo Minotauro vs. Brendan Schaub, Shogun vs. Forrest Griffin, and, last but not least, Anderson vs. Yushin Okami.