Thiago Silva vs. Tim Boetsch at UFC 117 in Oakland, California

A light heavyweight bout between Thiago Silva and Tim Boetsch is in the works for UFC 117 Oakland, California on August 17th, 2010. confirmed sources close to the fight say both men have verbally agreed to meet.

Silva has had he’s ups and downs in the UFC defeating top talent in Keith Jardine, Tomasz Drwal and Houston Alexander but also losing to top talent in Lyoto Machida and Rashad Evans.

Boetsch has put together three wins, including a sixty-five second knockout of Reese Shaner in April, after being cut from the UFC following a unanimous decision loss to Jason Brilz in March last year.

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