UFC Fight Night 231 Fight Card: Date & Time For Almeida vs Lewis

The Ultimate Fighting Championship returns this weekend with UFC Fight Night 231, also known as UFC: Sao Paulo and UFC on ESPN+ 89, at Ginasio Do Ibirapuera in Sao Paulo, Brazil.

In the main event of the night, a top 10 heavyweight showdown takes center stage when No. 9 Jailton Almeida takes on former title challenger Derrick Lewis, who is ranked No. 10.

Almeida was initially scheduled to face No. 5-ranked Curtis Blaydes, who withdrew for unknown reasons.

In the co-main event, undefeated welterweight prospect Gabriel Bonfim (15-0) takes on “Danish Dynamite” Nicolas Dalby (22-4-1).

There is also a trio of UFC debutants who will compete on the card with Dana White’s Contender Series alum Victor Hugo (24-4), undefeated Eduarda Moura (9-0), and Nova Uniao standout Kaue Fernandes (8-1) who are looking to make a big first impression.

The UFC Fight Night 231 prelims kick off at 6:00 p.m. ET on ESPN+. The main card will also air exclusively on ESPN+ beginning at 9:00 p.m. ET.

How can you tune in to Saturday’s event?

Below is all of the information you will need to catch the event from the opening bout.

UFC Fight Night 231: Fight Time & Viewing Details

Event: UFC Fight Night 231: Almeida vs. Lewis
Date: Saturday, November 4, 2023
Location: Sao Paulo, Brazil
Venue: Ginasio Do Ibirapuera
Main Card Card Time: 9:00 p.m. ET
Broadcast: ESPN+

UFC Fight Night 231 Fight Card

MAIN CARD (ESPN+, 9:00 p.m. ET)

  • Jailton Almeida (-470) vs. Derrick Lewis (+360)
  • Gabriel Bonfim (-535) vs. Nicolas Dalby (+400)
  • Don’Tale Mayes (+155) vs. Rodrigo Nascimento (-185)
  • Caio Borralho (-250) vs. Abus Magomedov (+205)
  • Armen Petrosyan (-110) vs. Rodolfo Vieira (-110)
  • Ismael Bonfim (-440) vs. Vinc Pichel (+340)


  • Elves Brener (-150) vs. Esteban Ribovics (+125)
  • Victor Hugo (+205) vs. Daniel Marcos (-250)
  • Rinat Fakhretdinov (-345) vs. Elizeu Zaleski dos Santos (+275)
  • Modestas Bukauskas (+195) vs. Vitor Petrino (-240)
  • Denise Gomes (-130) vs. Angela Hill (+110)
  • Montserrat Conejo (+340) vs. Eduarda Moura (-440)
  • Marc Diakiese (-140) vs. Kaue Fernandes (+120)

*Fight card, bout order and number of fights remain subject to change.*

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