Combate was first to report the booking. UFC 224 takes place at
Jeunesse Arena in Rio de Janeiro on May 12 and is expected to
included a 185-pound clash between Vitor
Belfort and Lyoto
Cezar “Mutante” has won four of his last five Octagon appearances,
including a split-decision triumph over Nate
Marquardt in his most recent outing at UFC Fight Night 120 on
Nov. 11. The 33-year-old Brazilian is 8-4 during his promotional
tenure and 12-6 as a professional overall.
Roberson made his way to the UFC on the strength of a 15-second
knockout of Ryan Spann at
Dana White’s Tuesday Night Contender Series 3. In his Octagon
debut, he submitted Darren
Stewart in the opening stanza at UFC Fight Night 120 to run his
record to 6-0.