UFC 147: Silva vs. Sonnen II Headed to Engenhao Stadium on June 23 (MMAWeekly.com)


UFC 147 is officially headed to Brazil with one of the biggest rematches in the promotion’s history leading the card. In a release on Monday, the UFC announced that it will be staging UFC 147 at Rio’s Engenhao stadium with Anderson Silva facing Chael Sonnen in the main event on June 23 . The fight and card have been rumored for months, but this officially seals the deal with the date and stadium being confirmed. The Engenhao stadium plays home to the Botafogo football club in Brazil, and should view original article >>
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