UFC 148 Fight Card: Silva vs. Sonnen 2

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

The UFC 148 fight card will be headlined by Anderson Silva, who will defend his middleweight title against Chael Sonnen for the second time on Saturday, July 7 at the MGM Grand Arena in Las Vegas, Nev.

Silva last faced Sonnen on Aug. 7, 2010 at UFC 117. The Brazilian fighter, who has made nine consecutive title defenses, defeated Sonnen with a triangle armbar at the 3:10 mark in the fifth round. In the co-main event, UFC Hall of Famer Tito Ortiz will face Forrest Griffin for the third time.

The current fight card is below.

Main Card (pay-per-view at 10 p.m. ET)
Anderson Silva vs. Chael Sonnen
Forrest Griffin vs. Tito Ortiz
Cung Le vs. Patrick Cote
Dong Hyun Kim vs. Demian Maia
Chad Mendes vs. Cody McKenzie
Ivan Menjivar vs. Mike Easton

Preliminary Card (FX at 8 p.m. ET)

Gleison Tibau vs. Khabib Nurmagomedov
Melvin Guillard vs. Fabricio Camoes
Constantinos Philippou vs. Riki Fukuda
John Alessio vs. Shane Roller

Preliminary Card (Facebook at 7:25 p.m. ET)
Rafaello Oliveira vs. Yoislandy Izquierdo

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