Chael-Wanderlei Moves to Brazil in May

Sonnen-Silva moves to Brazil on May 31
The highly-anticipated showdown between The Ultimate Fighter Brazil 3 coaches Chael Sonnen and Wanderlei Silva has a new date and home, as UFC President Dana White announced Thursday that the light heavyweight bout will now headline a show in Brazil on May 31.

Sonnen-Silva was originally scheduled to take place in Las Vegas as the co-main event of UFC 173, which is headlined by the middleweight title fight between Chris Weidman and Vitor Belfort.

The city and venue for Sonnen-Silva will be announced shortly.


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