Oct 19, 2013; Houston, TX, USA; Daniel Cormier (red gloves) fights against Roy Nelson (blue gloves) in their heavyweight bout during UFC 166 at Toyota Center. Daniel Cormier won the fight via unanimous decision. Mandatory Credit: Andrew Richardson-USA TODAY Sports

UFC Fight Night 39 fight card


The UFC is back next week after a two week hiatus with a fight night event in Abu Dhabi. UFC Fight Night 39 is headlined by an exciting Heavyweight matchup between two of the divisions best. Former UFC interim Heavyweight champion, Minotauro Nogueira, returns to the Octagon after a nine month sabbatical to take on the heavy handed Roy Nelson.

In the co-main event, Tatsuya Kawajiri looks for his second UFC victory when he takes on the Featherweight stalwart, Clay Guida.

The card will air exclusively on Fight Pass, but FanSided will have all the action covered right here.

Check out the entire UFC Fight Night 39 card:

Fight Pass Main Card (2 p.m. ET)

Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira vs. Roy Nelson
Clay Guida vs. Tatsuya Kawajiri
John Howard vs. Ryan LaFlare
Ramsey Nijem vs. Beneil Dariush

Fight Pass Prelims (11:30 a.m. ET)

Daniel Omielanczuk vs. Jared Rosholt
Johnny Bedford vs. Rani Yahya
Thales Leites vs. Trevor Smith
Chris Camozzi vs. Andrew Craig
Dustin Ortiz vs. Alptekin Ozkilic
Jim Alers vs. Alan Omer

Tags: Beneil Dariush Chris Camozzi Clay Guida Dustin Ortiz John Howard Minotauro Nogueira Ramsey Nijem Roy Nelson Ryan LaFlare Tatsuya Kawajiri Trevor Smith