With exactly 11 days remaining until the curtain is drawn on “UFC 134: Silva vs. Okami,” it’s time to kick up the pre-fight promotional hoopla for the Octagon’s long-awaited return to Brazil. On Monday we teased you with a brief promo video, while today we’ve located a nine minute and 42 second extended preview of the August 27th extravaganza.
Middleweight king Anderson Silva defends his crown against Yushin Okami in the pay-per-view’s featured attraction. During Tuesday’s media conference call, UFC president Dana White claimed Okami was the best fighter to ever come out of Japan.
Of course everyone already knows “The Spider” is the baddest 185-pounder in bare feet.
The HSBC Arena in Rio de Janeiro will host the fiesta.
Please click the media player below to watch the extended hype video:
Here are the athletes scheduled to appear in the show:
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