Countdown to UFC 147: Wanderlei Silva vs. Rich FranklinPosted on June 23, 2012, 04:18 AM by Anton Gurevich
Tonight, Wanderlei Silva and Rich Franklin will meet for the second time in their careers, headlining UFC 147 fight card in Belo Horizonte, Brazil. First fight between the two legends took place back at UFC 99 in Cologne, Germany, with Rich Franklin winning via Unanimous Decision after three rounds of toe-to-toe action.
Also on the card, Fabricio Werdum takes on Mike Russow in the co-main event of the night. Both fighters will be looking to cement their place in the mix for a shot at the title. Werdum is coming to this fight fresh off a convincing performance against Roy Nelson, while Mike Russow is 4-0 in his UFC campaign.
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Full UFC 147 card:
Main Card (Pay-per-view):
Rich Franklin (190) vs. Wanderlei Silva (188) *190lbs Catchweight bout
Cezar "Mutante" Ferreira (184) vs. Sergio "Serginho" Moraes (185) *TUF Brazil Middleweight Finale
Rony "Jason" Mariano Bezerra (146) vs. Godofredo "Pepey" de Oliveira (145) *TUF Brazil Featherweight Finale
Mike Russow (248) vs. Fabricio Werdum (246)
Yuri Alcantara (146) vs. Hacran Dias (146)
Preliminary Card (FX):
Rodrigo Damm (146) vs. Anistavio "Gasparzinho" Medeiros (146)
Francisco "Massaranduba" Drinaldo (183) vs. Delson "Pe de Chumbo" Heleno (185)
John "Macapa" Teixeira (150) vs. Hugo "Wolverine" Viana (145)
Leonardo "Macarrao" Mafra Teixeira (182) vs. Thiago de Oliveira Perpetuo (184)
Preliminary Card (Facebook):
Marcos Vinicius "Vina" Borges Pancini (146) vs. Wagner "Galeto" Campos (145)
Felipe Arantes (146) vs. Milton Vieira (146)