UFC 134: Rio will take place take place on August 27, 2011 at the HSBC Arena in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The event will be the second that the UFC has hosted in Brazil, but the first since 1998. UFC Legend Royce Gracie has said he is returning to the Octagon, but UFC President Dana White has said there are no plans for Gracie to return. However, Gracie told Brazilian news site Esporte.UOL.com that negotiations for his return were ongoing. With or without Gracie, the card looks to be stacked with Brazilian fighters.
- Middleweight Championship bout: Anderson Silva vs . Yushin Okami
- Light Heavyweight bout: Mauricio Rua vs. Forrest Griffin
- Lightweight bout: Thiago Tavares vs. Spencer Fisher
- Light Heavyweight bout: Luiz Cane vs. Stanislav Nedkov
- Lightweight bout: Edson Barboza vs. Ross Pearson
- Middleweight bout: Maiquel Falcão vs . Tom Lawlor
- Welterweight bout: Paulo Thiago vs. David Mitchell
Ticket information will be available shortly.
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