Found September 12, 2012 on The Camel Clutch Blog:
Anderson Silva offered to save UFC 151 and fight on the show. Unfortunately that call came too late to the UFC. Maybe that was a blessing in disguise as Silva will now step up and save UFC 153 and headline the October show in front of his home country in Brazil.
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