For some time now, it has been known that Antônio Rodrigo "Big Nog" Nogueira would be fighting on his native soil of
Brendan Schaub is on a current hot streak, winning his last four fights in a row. "The Hybrid" has notable wins against Mirko Cro Cop and Gabriel Gonzaga, but is looking to get to the next echelon of
"Big Nog" is coming off of a tough knockout loss to current HW Champ Cain Velasquez, and has lost 2 of his last 3 fights. Nogueira was, at one time, the PRIDE Heavyweight Champion. He also briefly held the
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The main event, Silva vs. Okami, is a rematch of a fight that saw Yushin Okami win via disqualification (by way of an illegal upkick by Silva). "The Spider" will look to avenge the only loss he has suffered in over five years.