A day after the UFC added two middleweight fights to their UFC 90 card, the UFC has added welterweight bout to help fill out the night. The UFC just added two former The Ultimate Fighter contestants. Pete Sell will be taking on Josh Berkman in a 170-pound showdown. The event is scheduled to take place on October 25th at the Allstate Arena in Rosemont, Illinois.
The UFC announced on Monday that newly signed Matt Horwich will be taking on Brazilian Jiu Jitsu specialist Ricardo Almeida. Also, the UFC has confirmed on Monday that 185-pounder Thales Leites will be taking on Goron Reljic.
The event will be headlined by middleweight champion, Anderson Silva, defending his title against Patrick Cote. In addition, the co-main event will feature a pivotal welterweight showdown between Diego Sanchez and Thiago Alves, with the winner possibly getting a title shot.
Here are the other fighters Rumored to be participating at UFC 90:
Thales Leites vs. Goron ReljicHermes Franca vs. Gleison Tibau
Spencer Fisher vs. Melvin Guillard
Pete Sell vs. Josh Berkman
Ricardo Almeida vs. Matt Horwich
Junior “Cigano” dos Santos vs. Fabricio Werdum
Tyson Griffin vs. Sean Sherk
Diego Sanchez vs. Thiago Alves
Patrick Cote vs. Anderson Silva (UFC Middleweight Champion)