UFC 116: Wanderlei Silva vs. Yoshihiro Akiyama on July 3rd

Fighter’s Only has announced that Wanderlei Silva (33-10-1) will face Former DREAM and K-1 fighter, Yoshihiro Akiyama (13-1)at UFC 116 on July 3 in Las Vegas.

Wanderlei last battled Michael Bisping at February’s UFC 110 event in Australia, winning a unanimous decision, bringing his UFC record to 2-3.

“Sexyama” made his Octagon debut edging out Alan Belcher via split decision last July and now will try to defeat the man who has finished more then 70% of his wins by (T)KO.

UFC 116 is expected to held at The MGM Grand Garden Arena, in Las Vegas, Nevada and is expected to be headlined by the return of Brock Lesnar.

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