Now that “UFC on Versus 5” is officially in the record books, it’s time to kick the promotional efforts into overdrive for the Octagon’s next show. “UFC 134: Silva vs. Okami” takes place August 27th inside the HSBC Arena in Rio de Janeiro.
The company’s eagerly-anticipated return to Brazil features a middleweight title scrap between champion Anderson Silva and Yushin Okami.
Former light heavyweight champs Mauricio “Shogun” Rua and Forrest Griffin rematch in the night’s co-featured contest, while a heavyweight affair between Brendan Schaub and Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira will take third-to-last billing in the lineup.
Please click the media player below to watch the show’s trailer:
Here are the athletes expected to perform in Brazil:
Erick Silva vs. Luis Ramos*
Yves Jabouin vs. Ian Loveland
Felipe Arantes vs. Yuri Alcantara
Dan Miller vs. Rousimar Palhares
Raphael Assuncao vs. Johnny Eduardo
(Spike TV 8PM ET/5PM PT)
Paulo Thiago vs. David Mitchell
Spencer Fisher vs. Thiago Tavares
(Pay-Per-View 9PM ET/6PM PT)
Stanislav Nedkov vs. Luiz Cane
Ross Pearson vs. Edson Barboza
Brendan Schaub vs. Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira
Mauricio “Shogun” Rua vs. Forrest Griffin
Yushin Okami vs. Anderson Silva (UFC Middleweight Champion)
* – Yet to be confirmed by UFC