Dana White confirms Anderson Silva vs. Yushin Okami for Main Event in Brazil

UFC President, Dana White has tonight confirmed that the main event for the UFC in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on August 28th, 2011, will indeed be the UFC middleweight title bout between Anderson Silva and the last man to beat him, Yushin Okami. The head of the UFC revealed the news to USA Today.

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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