With Chael Sonnen sidelined after testing positive for steroids, the winner of UFC 122’s main event between middleweight contenders Vitor Belfort and Yushin Okami will earn the next shot at 185-pound champ Anderson Silva early next year.
UFC 122, which takes place on November 13 in Oberhausen, Germany, was made official on Monday along with Belfort-Okami, which headlines the tape-delayed Spike broadcast.
The latest UFC 122 fight card includes:
- Vitor Belfort vs. Yushin Okami
- Krzysztof Soszynski vs. Goran Reljic
- Jorge Rivera vs. Alessio Sakara
- Amir Sadollah vs. Peter Sobotta
- Vladimir Matyushenko vs. Jason Brilz
- Dennis Siver vs. Andre Winner
- Kris McCray vs. Carlos Eduardo Rocha
- Kyle Noke vs. Rob Kimmons
- Seth Petruzelli vs. Karlos Vemola
- Duane Ludwig vs. Nick Osipczak
- Darren Elkins vs. Edson Barboza
- Pascal Krauss and Kenny Robertson
Pictured: Yushin Okami