Anderson Silva vs. Chael Sonnen Headlines UFC 148 in Las VegasIt was announced at todays UFC 148 press conference. that the UFC Middleweight title clash between Anderson "The Spider" Silva and old foe Chael Sonnen, which was originally set to headline UFC 147 in Rio, will now take headline UFC 148, which takes place July 7th, at the MGM Grand Garden Arena, in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Extenuating circumstances forced the change in main event, but it remains unclear exactly when UFC 147 will take place, where it will take place, and what other changes may be made to the card.
UFC 147 currently has Wanderlei Silva vs. Vitor Belfort and Fabricio Werdum vs. Mike Russow booked on the main card, although it is unclear whether Silva vs. Belfort will now serve as the main event.
Published by Lee Rabey - Tue, 24 Apr 2012 17:11