Thursday, December 8, 2022

Rampage Jackson Vs. Thiago Silva Planned For UFC 130

UFC 130 continues to take shape with the addition of a light heavyweight contest between Quinton “Rampage” Jackson and Thiago Silva. first reported the bout earlier in the week and has since confirmed the possibility of the bout with a member of Thiago Silva's camp.

Both fighters are coming off wins. Jackson defeated Lyoto Machida via a close split decision in his last bout and Silva just made a mess of Brandon Vera's face at UFC 125 last week.

The bout joins a return match for the UFC Lightweight title between Frankie Edgar and Gray Maynard and a heavyweight contest between Frank Mir and Roy Nelson as headliner bouts on the card.