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“UFC 148: Silva vs. Sonnen II” is arguably the most star-studded lineup in the history of ever, so it’s only fitting the event’s main card showcases six fights instead of the standard five.
MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada hosts the July 7th festivities.
The highly-anticipated rematch between middleweight king Anderson Silva and Chael Sonnen headlines the shindig. A trilogy with bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz and Urijah Faber serves as the show’s co-featured attraction.
Additionally, Tito Ortiz’s final UFC fight when he meets Forrest Griffin, a middleweight shootout between former champ Rich Franklin and Cung Le, a 185-pound bout with Michael Bisping and Tim Boetsch, as well as Demian Maia’s welterweight debut against Dong Hyun Kim will all appear live in the pay-per-view broadcast.
The PPV begins at 10PM ET/7PM PT.
Here is the event’s updated agenda:
Melvin Guillard vs. Fabricio Camoes
Riki Fukuda vs. Constantinos Philippou
Gleison Tibau vs. Khabib Nurmagomedov
Renan Barao vs. Ivan Menjivar
Demian Maia vs. Dong Hyun Kim
Michael Bisping vs. Tim Boetsch
Rich Franklin vs. Cung Le
Tito Ortiz vs. Forrest Griffin
Urijah Faber vs. Dominick Cruz (UFC Bantamweight Champion)
Chael Sonnen vs. Anderson Silva (UFC Middleweight Champion)
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Anderson Silva released a biography last week and makes at least one startling revelation. Silva says he planned to kill his trainer several years ago, but was talked out of it by friends.
According to Fighters Only, Silva says he was going through a difficult time in his life financially. He was teaching jiu-jitsu classes, and the Chute Boxe coach Rafael Cordeiro did not want him...
In a new book, MMA fighter Anderson Silva reveals that he once almost killed his trainer. The story is pretty chilling.
Brazil’s loss is Nevada’s gain. After watching the highly-anticiapted rematch between middleweight king Anderson Silva (Pictured) and Chael Sonnen get yanked right out from underneath them and relocated to Las Vegas, UFC 148 has now emerged as one of the most star-studded lineups in Octagon history.
The trilogy between bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz and Urijah Faber was...
The date and location for the eagerly-anticipated rematch between UFC middleweight king Anderson Silva (Pictured) and Chael Sonnen may have changed, but the chances of Uncle Chael dethroning “The Spider” still remains a long shot.
Silva enters the sequel as a 3-to-1 odds-on favorite to retain his title against his bitter rival. Sonnen, despite dominating the Brazilian for most...
The UFC's Anderson Silva has a book out in Brazil titled Fighters Only. For the Record Sports recounts how Silva almost killed his trainer once:
Silva recounts an incident when [Trainer Rafael]...
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Chute Boxe head coach Rafael Cordeiro told him that he no longer wanted the BJJ classes, taught by Silva, to continue.At a time of financial difficulty the situation erupted, with Silva suffering a slap to the face. So Anderson grabbed a shotgun and posted up out the camp ready to fire before someone shouted (because they're Brazilians), "Tolo!!!"
The Ultimate Fighting Championship initially issued an email stating Tuesday’s press conference in Brazil was to start at 10AM ET/7AM PT. Fast forward 60 minutes and UFC president Dana White, middleweight king Anderson Silva (Pictured) and Chael Sonnen were nowhere near the podium.
“Sorry about the delay, pushing it back an hour here,” White stated. “Chael and I had to...
UFC A big card gets even bigger as the middleweight championship rematch between Anderson Silva and Chael Sonnen moves to Las Vegas' UFC 148 event on July 7th...
The ink had barely dried after signing his UFC contract, yet that didn’t stop former Bellator middleweight champ Hector Lombard (Pictured) from calling out his first opponent. The 34-year-old doesn’t have time to waste fighting bottom-feeders and has his sights set on the division’s top dog.
“I’ve wanted to fight in the UFC all my career,” Lombard expressed. “I want...
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