UFC 179 is a Featherweight Championship card between the current Champion José Aldo and the challenger Chad "Money" Mendes live from Ginásio do Maracanãzinho in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The card is broken up into 3 separate airings the 1st is the Early Prelims airing on UFC Fight Pass with 2 bouts this is the second airing on FOX Sports 1 and the main card will air on Pay-Per-View at 10PM.
The 4 bouts scheduled for this preliminary card are as follows:
Featherweight: Felipe Arantes vs. Andre Fili
Flyweight: Scott Jorgensen vs. Wilson Reis
Lightweight: Yan Cabral vs. Naoyuki Kotani
Welterweight: William Macario vs. Neil Magny