Check out UFC Rio card, featuring first-timer

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Erick Silva and friend Anderson are on the card. Photo: personal archive.

Dana White and company will be at Rio de Janeiro’s Copacabana Palace hotel on June 16 to clear up any questions surrounding UFC Rio, like who’s on the card and ticket sales.

Alongside the head honcho, MMA monsters like Anderson Silva, Yushin Okami, Maurício Shogun, Forrest Griffin, Rodrigo Minotauro and Brendan Schaub are confirmed to be at the press conference, as is the GRACIEMAG.com team.

In the meantime, check out the card for the historic event, to take place August 27 at the HSBC Arena. Among the big names confirmed in the lineup is Minotauro and Anderson Silva student Erick Silva, who will be making his promotional debut.

Anderson Silva vs. Yushin Okami
Forrest Griffin vs. Mauricio “Shogun” Rua
Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira vs. Brendan Schaub
Edson Barboza vs. Ross Pearson
Erick Silva vs. Mike Swick
Luiz Cane vs. Stanislav Nedkov
Spencer Fisher vs. Thiago Tavares
David Mitchell vs. Paulo Thiago
Alexandre “Cacareco” Ferreira vs. Rousimar Palhares

 

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