UFC 112: Anderson Silva vs Vitor Belfort In Abu Dhabi

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Updated: January 13, 2010

According to UFC President Dana White, Anderson “The Spider” Silva is expected to take on Vitor Belfort at UFC 112 on April 10, in Abu Dhabi.

The first ever event in Abu Dhabi is stacking up to be a ringer. It has light heavyweight champion BJ Penn defending his title against talented Frankie Edgar, Silva vs Belfort for the middleweight title and MMA veterans Matt Hughes and Renzo Gracie are expected to go at it in the welterweight division.

While White stated that a new indoor venue would be built for the UFC, Abu Dhabi Combat Club BJJ instructor Carlos Santos has heard that this event will be held outdoors.

“I told them both they should come early because it will be an outdoor event, not indoors like they are used to, and that many factors and conditions will be different for them,” [MMAJunkie]

For the latest on UFC 112, check out our UFC Rumors section.

9 Comments

  1. tom

    January 13, 2010 at 2:54 am

    outdoor event thats gay

  2. cuntman

    January 13, 2010 at 3:52 am

    outdoors shit the temperature in the UAE will be in the 40's by april they will go down with heat exhaustion before round two

    bad idea with 2 title fights on the card

  3. Oswald Gobblecock

    January 13, 2010 at 8:42 am

    Yeah, this fight should be held in a better spot than outdoors. It's too interesting.

  4. Al

    January 13, 2010 at 8:45 am

    I didnt kno BJ is gaining 50 lbs!!

  5. jay

    January 13, 2010 at 11:21 am

    40's you mean 40's celsius right?

  6. sy

    January 13, 2010 at 11:50 am

    al what do u mean bj is gaining 50lbs, this event wont be held outside, it will be inside or it wont happen but what a card if they put it on

  7. Al

    January 13, 2010 at 12:42 pm

    sarcasm

    read description again

  8. Mike

    January 13, 2010 at 4:17 pm

    Regardless of location this is stacking up as a great UFC event. Hope it doesn't get hit by the current injury bug.

  9. sy

    January 14, 2010 at 7:30 am

    lol i see

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