“UFC 126: Silva vs. Belfort” Extended Video Preview

Written by Tom Ngo
January 13th, 2011

UFC Middleweight Champ Anderson Silva

The countdown to “UFC 126: Silva vs. Belfort” is officially underway. To help build the hysteria for  the February 5th extravaganza, the Octagon’s video department has released a nine minute 42-second video preview.

UFC 126 features a middleweight title scrap between champion Anderson Silva and Vitor Belfort. The Brazilians will do battle inside the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, Nevada.

“The Spider” is a 2.5-to-1 favorite to retain his crown.

A light heavyweight bout between Rich Franklin and Forrest Griffin will co-headline the pay-per-view broadcast. Up-and-comers Jon Jones and Ryan Bader will play third fiddle in the star-studded extravaganza.

Please click the media player below to watch the extended hype video:

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