The “Countdown to UFC 153” continues with looks at two burgeoning Brazilian prospects in light heavyweight Glover Teixeira and welterweight Erick Silva. The two fighters will be facing formidable opponents in Fabio Maldonado and Jon Fitch, respectively. Be sure to tune in this Saturday to see how it all turns out when the cage door closes.
The fight card is set for this Saturday’s fight card at the HSBC Arena in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Headlining the card will be UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva moving up to light heavyweight to take on long-time UFC veteran Stephan Bonnar. The card will also feature MMA legend Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira taking on Dave Herman.