Sam Sicilia Out; Felipe Arantes vs Edimilson Souza Set for UFC Fight Night 28

Felipe Arantes

Felipe Arantes

  • 15-4-1 MMA /2-1-1 UFC Record
  • Won 2 of Last 3 Fights
  • Notable Wins: John Lineker, Antonio Carvalho, Godofredo Castro

Edimilson Souza


Edimilson Souza

  • 13-3 MMA / UFC Debut
  • 7 Fight Win Streak
  • Notable Wins: Fabiano Nogueira (x2), Felipe Cruz


UFC Fight Night 28

September 4th, 2013

Brasilia, Brazil

Ginasio Nilson Nelson


Felipe Arantes made a name for himself at UFC on Fuel TV 10, with a brutal first round TKO victory over fellow Brazilian Godofredo Castro. He’s now won two out of his last three fights, including a decision victory over Antonio Carvalho. In between the wins, Arantes fought to a split draw against Milton Vieira at UFC 147.

Edimilson Souza makes his UFC debut on the heels of a seven fight win streak, dating back to October of 2011. All thirteen of his professional victories have come by way of stoppages (12 KO/TKO, 1 submission). Most recently, Souza stopped Fabiano Nogueira by first round knockout at Jungle Fight 51.


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