Thursday, April 26, 2012

UFC 148: Silva Vs. Sonnen II - Rio Press Conference Highlights

The UFC officially announced that Anderson Silva vs. Chael Sonnen II, has been moved back and will now headlining the UFC 148 pay-per-view event on July 7th in Las Vegas, Nv. The hotly anticipated rematch was expected to be the main event of UFC 147 with the event set to take place from a outdoor soccer stadium. But due to unforeseen venue complications the UFC opted to move the fight to the MGM grand in Las Vegas.
UFC 147 will still take place in Brazil on June 23rd with cities such as Belo Horizonte, Brasília and Manaus said to be in the running. But it will now feature the grudge match between TUF: Brazil coaches Wanderlei Silva and Vitor Belfort as well as a featherweight title fight between Jose Aldo and Erik Koch in the main event.

More pics after the jump.

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