Quinton “Rampage” Jackson vs. Thiago Silva at UFC 130 in Las Vegas, Nevada

In what could be a potential light heavyweight number one contender’s match, former champion, Quinton “Rampage” Jackson and Brazilian heavy hitter, Thiago Silva will face off at UFC 130 in Las Vegas, Nevada on May 28th, 2011.

Jackson got back to winning ways and back into title contention with a win over another former light heavyweight champion, Lyoto Machida. Prior to that he dropped a unanimous decision to long time bitter rival Rashad Evans.

Silva also rebounded from a decision loss to Rashad Evans when he recently bitch slapped his way to a victory over over Brandon Vera on New Year’s Day. This fight has major title implications surroudning it as one of two of these fighters could meet the winner of Shogun vs. Evans at the end of 2011.

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