UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva, at UFC 126 on Feb. 5, will continue to try and make his case to be considered the pound-for-pound best fighter int he world. He face Vitor Belfort, one of the most explosive fighters in the sport, in the UFC 126 main event in Las Vegas.
Forrest Griffin and Rich Franklin, both former UFC champions, are slotted in the evening’s co-main event, each trying to find his way into title contention in the UFC light heavyweight division.
Not the veterans that Griffin and Franklin are, rising contenders Jon Jones and Ryan Bader will square off in another light heavyweight bout at UFC 126. Like Griffin and Franklin, Jones and Bader are fighting for the next rung on the ladder leading up to the UFC light heavyweight championship.
Learn more about all six competitors in this UFC 126 extended video preview…