Not long after the booming fistfight of Wanderlei Silva and Rich Franklin, UFC 148: Silva vs. Sonnen will be staged by the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC). The fight will take place on July 7, 2012 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena, Las Vegas, Nevada.
The bout was originally scheduled for UFC 147 but due to a scheduling conflict, it was moved to UFC 148. Chael Sonnen, who is currently holds the number two rank middleweight in the MMA website Sherdog, challenged the number one pound-per-pound fighter and current middleweight champion,Anderson Silva.
In UFC 148, Silva and Sonnen will face for the second time. They first fought each other in UFC 117 in 2010. Silva seemed to lose during the first four rounds of the previous fight until he used a “triangle choke/armbar” on the 5th round, making Sonnen submit to his powerful foe.
This time, Sonnen is determined to finally snatch the title and outrank his opponent. But the powerfulSilva will give everything he’s got to retain his belt.
UFC 148 : Silva vs. Sonnen will be aired live via satellite on July 8, 2012 (Sunday) at 10:30 a.m. only on Balls.
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