Silva (28-4), who will be aiming for his ninth consecutive middleweight title defense, is facing the last opponent to have defeated him. Back in January 2006, Silva suffered a loss by disqualification for knocking out Okami with an illegal upkick. Okami (26-5) will enter his first UFC title bout coming off a victory over Nate Marquardt.
UFC: Rio marks the first time the promotion has held an event in Brazil since 1998. Check out the current lineup below.
Anderson Silva vs. Yushin Okami
Forrest Griffin vs. Mauricio "Shogun" Rua
Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira vs. Brendan Schaub
Edson Barboza vs. Ross Pearson
Luiz Cane vs. Stanislav Nedkov
Spike TV Bouts
Spencer Fisher vs. Thiago Tavares
Rousimar Palhares vs. Dan Miller
Paulo Thiago vs. David Mitchell
Raphael Assuncao vs. Johnny Eduardo
Felipe Arantes vs. Yuri Alcantara
Yves Jabouin vs. Ian Loveland
Erick Silva vs. Luis Ramos