anderson-silva-ufc-162 A five-round matchup between Anderson Silva and Nick Diaz will take place Jan. 31 in Las Vegas.
UFC President Dana White today revealed the bout will serve as a headlining contest for what is expected to serve as UFC 183. A specific venue for the card has yet to be announced
“The fight that the fans have been waiting for, the fight that the fans have been screaming for … we have made Anderson Silva vs. Nick Diaz, Jan. 31 in Las Vegas,” White said today on ESPN’s “SportsCenter.” “It will be the main event, and it will be five rounds.”
UFC President Dana White informed MMAjunkie the contest will take place at 185 pounds.
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