Anderson Silva and Chael Sonnen in BrazilAs expected, UFC president Dana White at a press conference in Brazil on Tuesday announced that the promotion was moving the Anderson Silva vs. Chael Sonnen rematch to the UFC 148 fight card on July 7 in Las Vegas, due to a scheduling conflict with a United Nations summit in Rio de Janeiro.

The promotion intends to keep UFC 147 in Brazil, but the card will be revamped with the likely addition of UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo.

In case you missed it, chuck out the full video replay of the press conference below. Scrub to the 5:05 mark of the video for the start of the press conference…

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