Dan Miller vs. Rousimar Palhares Added to UFC 134, 11 Fights Confirmed for Brazil

Written by Tom Ngo
July 6th, 2011

UFC Middleweight Dan Miller

On Wednesday evening, the world’s largest MMA promotion announced middleweight Dan Miller will face Rousimar Palhares at “UFC 134: Silva vs. Okami.”

Miller holds a 13-5 professional record, with eight of his wins coming by way of submission.

Speaking of crying uncle, Palhares owns a 12-3 record and has ended nine of his victims by way of tapout.

Palhares was originally slated to face Alexandre Ferreira in the August 27th fiesta, but “Cacareco” was forced to withdraw with an undisclosed injury.

The show takes place inside the HSBC Arena in Rio de Janeiro. A middleweight title scrap between champion Anderson Silva and Yushin Okami will headline the Octagon’s long-awaited return to Brazil.

Here are the athletes expected to appear in the event:

Preliminary Bouts:

Dan Miller vs. Rousimar Palhares

Antonio Carvalho vs. Yuri Alcantara

Paulo Thiago vs. David Mitchell

(Spike TV 8PM ET/5PM PT)

Mike Swick vs. Erick Silva

Spencer Fisher vs. Thiago Tavares

Main Bouts:

(Pay-Per-View 9PM ET/6PM PT)

Stanislav Nedkov vs. Luiz Cane

Brendan Schaub vs. Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira

Ross Pearson vs. Edson Barboza

Mauricio “Shogun” Rua vs. Forrest Griffin

Yushin Okami vs. Anderson Silva (UFC Middleweight Champion)

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