Anderson Silva vs. Yushin Okami to main event UFC in Brazil on August 28th

Anderson Silva will get a chance to avenge the last loss he suffered as a professional MMA fighter when he puts his UFC middleweight title on the line will when the Las Vegas based promotion visits Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on August 28th according to Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira who revealed the champ will face Yushin Okami in the main event of the evening.

Silva is the number one pound for pound fighter on the planet clearing out almost the entire 185 pound weight division, stopping the likes of Rich Franklin, Forrest Griffin, Chris Leben, Chael Sonnen and Vitor Belfort as of late.

Okami rebounded from a set back against Chael Sonnen in 2009 by racking up three impressive and unusually entertaining wins, including decisions against Mark Munoz and Nate Marquardt.

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