Originally written on Fox Sports  |  Last updated 5/18/13
Following a three-week hiatus, the Ultimate Fighting Championship returns with the eighth installment of the "UFC on FX" series Saturday in Jaraguá do Sul, Brazil. In the main event, UFC pioneer and Brazilian hero Vitor Belfort welcomes the last reigning Strikeforce middleweight champion Luke Rockhold to the Octagon. A Brazilian is featured in every fight on the card, giving the local crowd plenty to cheer for on Saturday night. Here's a closer look: Main Card (FX, 9 p.m. ET) Vitor Belfort (22-10) vs. Luke Rockhold (10-1) Headlining a card in his native Brazil for the second time this year, the former UFC champion Belfort battles the Strikeforce torchbearer Rockhold. Belfort, 36, first competed under the UFC's bright lights in 1997, earning notable wins over Wanderlei Silva and Randy Couture. Since returning to the promotion in 2009, Belfort has finished Rich Franklin, Yoshihiro Akiyama, Anthony Johnson and Michael Bisping, while losing his title fights against pound-for-po...
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