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Tonight at the UFC 134 main event, middleweight champion Anderson Silva defends his title against Yushin Okami.
UFC 134 is held in the HSBC Arena in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, and Silva is the favorite odds to emerge victorious against their own fans.
36-year-old Silva is one of the most dominant champions in the history of MMA and is undefeated in his last 14 fights.
You have to go back to January 2006 for the last time Silva lost a fight – and that was against Okami.
Silva was disqualified for giving illegal upkick Okami one that kept him out, and this is a struggle that has been performing for some time.
Okami has been considered one of the middleweight contenders for several years, but a rematch with Silva has never happened before now for several reasons.

This could be a tough match for Silva. As dominating as it has in recent years, was against Chael Sonnen that can lead to positions vunerable, and since Sonnen – who had Silva on his back most of their fight at UFC 117 for twelve months – Okami trains, which will undoubtedly have worked in a similar game plan.
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Mauricio Shogun Rua vs. Forrest Griffin Fight Video UFC 134

Former light heavyweight champion of UFC, Mauricio Rua (19-5) will step into the octagon Saturday night in front of a packed Brazil HSBC Arena in Rio de Janeiro to fight Forrest Griffin (18-6 ) in a rematch of their UFC 76 event back in 2007. Griffin beat Rua by Rear Naked Choke with only fifteen seconds left in the fight after surviving a first cut of the former Pride champion in the previous meeting. Four years have passed, and the two will meet again in a confrontation that may have implications for the title image.

This is not a fight that has the same aura of their first meeting though. Griffin was still a mid-level fighter trying to force their way into the upper crust of the division when they met. He was not too technical on the feet or on the floor, and had no proof that his granite chin. Intangibles All that mattered was the size of its immense weight class and his courageous determination to succeed.
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Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira vs. Brendan Schaub UFC 134 Fight Video

Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira will make his highly anticipated return to his native Brazil, and come against rising contender Brendan Schaub.
The two heavyweights have agreed to face UFC 134 in Rio de Janeiro, the UFC confirmed Monday.
When you return Nogueira, who will mark his first fight in more than 18 months. The last time you performed in the UFC 110 in February 2010, losing by knockout Cain Velasquez. He has been out since after undergoing surgery on the knee and hip.
01/06/32 Nogueira is a no contest in general. His most recent victory came in the UFC 102 when he defeated Randy Couture by unanimous decision.

Schaub, meanwhile, has won four straight fights after knocking out Mirko Cro Cop at UFC 128 in March. He has won three of their last four by TKO, going to 1.8 in general.
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Ross Pearson vs. Edson Barboza UFC 134 Rio Fight Video

At UFC 134: Rio on Saturday, winning the Ultimate Fighter Ross Pearson (12-4, 4-1 UFC) will face undefeated Edson Barboza (8-0, 2-0 UFC). This contest is the lightweight bout in the second part of the PPV card. U.S. TODAY / National Consensus scoring MMA MMA currently do not have the man in the 25, although both have to be seen nearby.

These are two evenly matched opponents, and a fight well together. But it is very difficult for men. The lightweight division in UFC is so full that neither man was able to separate from the herd. The winner will move a little, while the loser sees himself even more lost in the shuffle. Barboza undefeated Given the history and name recognition TUF Pearson seems Barboza has more to gain here and an impressive victory that guarantees a bigger fight next time.
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Luiz Cane Vs. Stanislav Nedkov UFC 134 Fight Video

UFC: Rio continued to take shape today with the addition of a clash of light heavyweight Luiz Cane and undefeated newcomer Stanislav Nedkov.
UFC officials confirmed Sunday match-play.
Luiz cane, (11-3) look to continue building momentum after scoring an impressive first-round victory over Eliot Marshall by TKO at UFC 128. The victory snapped a two to lose, before the Brazilian was undefeated in three consecutive appearances in the Octagon, including wins over Steve Cantwell, Rameau Thierry Sokoudjou, and Jason Lambert.
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