Anderson Silva will defend his Ultimate Fighting Championship middleweight title against hard-hitting Canadian Patrick Cote in the main event of UFC 90 at the Allstate Arena in Chicago on Oct. 25.
The news comes from the Chicago Sun Times who cited UFC president Dana White.
Anderson Silva is coming off a first round knockout win in the light heavyweight division over James Irvin on July 19 at UFC Fight Night 14. The bout with Cote will mark his return to the middleweight division and will be his fifth title defense.
Cote is coming off a win over Ricardo Almeida at UFC 86.
Ultimate Fighter season one winner Diego Sanchez is expected to take on American Top Team trained Thiago Alves in the co-main event.