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Souza, Blachowicz to headline UFC Fight Night on Nov. 16

UFC president Dana White announced Tuesday that Ronaldo "Jacare" Souza versus Jan Blachowicz will headline UFC Fight Night on Nov. 16, according to ESPN's Brett Okamoto.

The bout will take place

at Ginasio do Ibirapuera in Sao Paulo, Brazil.

Souza (26-7, 1 NC) has traded wins and losses over his last seven fights. The November matchup will mark his UFC light heavyweight debut, having previously competed at middleweight.

The Brazilian suffered a unanimous decision defeat to Jack Hermansson in April, halting his climb up the middleweight rankings.

Blachowicz (24-8), meanwhile, has won five of his last six fights. After losing to Thiago Santos in February, he KO'd Luke Rockhold in the second round at UFC 239.