UFC 139: Shogun vs. Henderson confirmed
Three PRIDE legends in the top fights...
Don't expect too much groundfighting on November 19th when "The Axe Murderer," Wanderlei Silva welcomes former Strikeforce champion and renowned Sanshou fighter Cung Le to the Octagon in UFC 139 action.
Silva replaces his countryman, Vitor Belfort (who was forced out of the bout due to injury) in what promises to be a slugfest to remember.
In the UFC 139 main event at the HP Pavilion in San Jose, California, a light heavyweight dream fight finally becomes a reality when former UFC champion Mauricio "Shogun" Rua takes on the returning Strikeforce and former PRIDE champion Dan Henderson.
Current UFC 139 card
Light Heavyweight bout: Dan Henderson vs. Maurício Rua. Looks light Hendo's Strikeforce light heavyweight title is now vacated. The future isn't bright for Strikeforce as a brand...
Bantamweight bout: Brian Bowles vs. Urijah Faber
Middleweight bout: Former Strikeforce middleweight champion Cung Le vs. Wanderlei Silva
Lightweight bout: Gleison Tibau vs. Rafael Dos Anjos
Light Heavyweight bout: Jason Brilz vs. Ryan Bader
Middleweight bout: Chris Weidman vs. Tom Lawlor
Light Heavyweight bout: Kyle Kingsbury vs. Stephan Bonnar
Welterweight bout: Martin Kampmann vs. Rick Story