Watch live as the fighters take to the scale in front of 25,000 fans at the World Cup stadium in Curitiba
Brazilian will be aiming to establish supremacy in front of his countrymen against challenger Stipe Miocic.
They say imitation is the sincerest form of flattery ...
Will a new heavyweight champion be crowned? Can Vitor Belfort remain a contender? Will Cris Cyborg win her UFC debut?
UFC heavyweight champion Fabricio Werdum has one of the best heavyweight records of all time, so why aren’t we all 100% convinced of his greatness?
There are a host of intriguing fights across both the main and preliminary cards with plenty to look forward to in Brazil
The Brazilian fans are in for a real treat this weekend, with some of the country's biggest stars on the line up for UFC 198. And with a fight card like this, the only way to do it justice is to hold the event in a stadium filled with an audience 45,000 strong. The tickets were sold out in a matter of minutes and local prospects and veterans alike were all vying for an opportunity to showcase their combative capabilities to their country men and women.
Saturday's UFC 198 pay-per-view is stacked from top-to-bottom with interesting and significant match ups. Read on to see the five top reasons we'll be watching.
Werdum, currently one of only two Brazilian UFC champions, will be defending his title for the first time against an opponent five years younger.
Brett Okamoto breaks down his picks for Saturday's UFC 198 card from Curitiba, Brazil, including the heavyweight title bout between champion Fabricio Werdum and challenger Stipe Miocic.