Thursday, June 19, 2008

UFC follows Faber with another big fight for July

UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva has been tapped to take on James Irvin in a light-heavyweight bout on a special UFC card on July 19 that will air free on Spike TV.
This special was quickly put together to counter the star-studded "Affliction: Banned" card, which features a main event between the two best heavyweights in the world not under UFC contract, Fedor Emelianenko and Tim Sylvia.

CURRENT CARD (not officially announced):

205 lbs. | Anderson Silva vs. James Irvin
155 lbs. | Frankie Edgar vs. Hermes Franca
205 lbs. | Reese Andy vs. Brandon Vera
170 lbs. | Anthony Johnson vs. Kevin Burns
265 lbs. | Jake O'Brien vs. Cain Velasquez
205 lbs. | James Giboo vs. Brad Blackburn

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