UFC 134: Anderson Silva vs. Yushin Okami Now Official

Earlier today, UFC officially confirmed the long-rumored “UFC Rio” as “UFC 134: Silva vs. Okami,” with the event taking place August 27th from the HSBC Arena in Rio de Janeiro. The main event of the evening is a championship bout between Anderson Silva, UFC Middleweight Champion, and Yushin Okami. The fight is a rematch of from a 2006 Rumble on the Rock show at which Okami defeated Silva via disqualification due to an illegal upkick. Since that loss, Silva has won 14 consecutive fights, including a record eight consecutive UFC title defenses.

“UFC 134: Silva vs. Okami” Lineup
UFC Middleweight Championship
Anderson Silva (c) vs. Yushin Okami
Forrest Griffin vs. Mauricio “Shogun” Rua
Edson Barboza vs. Ross Pearson
Luiz Cane vs. Stanislav Nedkov
Maiquel Falcao vs. Tom Lawlor
Spencer Fisher vs. Thiago Tavares

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