Belo Horizonte, Brazil
Since their epic first meeting in 2009, Wanderlei Silva has sought redemption against former UFC middleweight champion Rich Franklin, eager to even the score. On June 23rd, in Silva’s home country of Brazil, the two legendary powerhouses will meet again in a UFC 147 main event guaranteed to produce the most explosive fistic fireworks seen in years. Brazilian grappling legend Fabricio Werdum looks to follow up his Fight of the Night win over Roy Nelson when he squares off against heavyweight Mike Russow, who is unbeaten in four UFC bouts. Also, the first winners of The Ultimate Fighter Brazil will be crowned.