Anderson Silva vs Derek Brunson
UFC President, Dana White announced on Twitter today that long time middleweight champion, Anderson Silva will face Derek Brunson on UFC 208 on February 11th in Brooklyn, New York.
There is no word yet if Silva will face Brunson as the main event, or if Holly Holm vs Germaine de Randamie for the women’s featherweight title will remain the main event.
Silva enters the fight having lost 4 out of his last 5 fights, with his win over Nick Diaz being overturned to a no contest due to a USADA violation. Brunson enters the fight off a lose to Robert Whittaker.