Belcher vs. Okami II & The Return of Chris Leben at UFC 155 in Las Vegas, Nevada

Not only has a middleweight rematch between top contender, Alan Belcher and former title contender, Yushin Okami been announced for UFC 155 but UFC middleweight, Chris Leben will return from his suspension on December 29th in Las Vegas, Nevada when he faces Karlos Vemola on the preliminary card of the evening.

Belcher is riding a four-fight winning streak which includes victories over former title contender, Patrick Cote and dangerous submission wizard, Rousimar Palhares. Okami snapped a two-fight losing streak, both TKOs at the hands of Anderson Silva and Tim Boetsch, when he picked up a TKO victory over Buddy Roberts at UFC 150.

Chris Leben lost via TKO to Mark Munoz at UFC 138 in November 2011. Following the fight, he was suspended after testing positive for oxycodone and oxymorphone. It was the second time Leben has been suspended, the first came after a positive test for steroids following a fight with Michael Bisping in 2009. Vemola is 2-3 inside the octagon and was last seen against Francis Carmont, losing via second round submission.

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