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UFC 125: Thiago Silva vs. Brandon Vera Now A Main Event
UFC 125 has made a change to its main card. The new light heavyweight fight will feature America's Brandon Vera against Brazil's Thiago Silva.
Silva is 14-2 in mixed martial artst fights with a 5-2 record in the UFC. Vera is 11-5 in MMA fights with a 7-5 UFC record.
The Silva-Vera fight will now be part of the pay-per-view segment of the event.
The change was made because the Jose Aldo-Josh Grispi was changed due to Aldo's injury. Grispi will now fight Dustin Poirier in a preliminary card event.
The remaining main card events will be:
Lightweight Championship: American champion Frankie Edgar against American Gray Maynard
Middleweight event: American Chris Leben against American Brian Stann
Welterweight event: American Nate Diaz against South Korean Dong Hyun Kim
Lightweight event: Aerican Clay Guida against Japanese fighter Takanori Gom
UFC 125 takes place on New Years at MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas.
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