On Thursday, June 21, the UFC will hold a pre-fight press conference for its upcoming UFC 147 event which takes place from the Estadio Jornalista Felipe Drumond (“Mineirinho”) on June 23 in Belo Horizonte, Brazil.

The press conference will feature two legends of the sport, Wanderlei Silva and Rich Franklin. The pair meet in the main event in a rematch of their UFC 99 battle, which Franklin claimed via decision. Silva was expected to face his fellow coach on The Ultimate Fighter Brazil, Vitor Belfort, but a broken hand forced Franklin into the headlining slot.

In addition to the main event, the card will also feature the featherweight and middleweight finals of the first international version of the reality show. Rony “Jason” Mariano Bezerra will face Godofredo “Pepey” de Oliveira in the 145-pound final, while Belfort’s protege Cezar “Mutante” Ferreira battles grappling ace Sergio “Serginho” Moraes in the 185-pound final.

Saturday’s main card will air live on pay-per-view starting at 10 p.m. ET. The preliminary card will be split between an 8 p.m. ET broadcast on FX and a Facebook stream that begins at 7 p.m. ET.

The press conference will begin at 12:00 p.m. (Noon) ET. A full stream of the action will appear below.

The UFC 147 card:

Main Card

Rich Frankin vs. Wanderlei Silva
Cezar “Mutante” Ferreira vs. Sergio “Serginho” Moraes (TUF: Brazil middleweight final)
Rony “Jason” Mariano Bezerra vs. Godofredo “Pepey” de Oliveira (TUF: Brazil featherweight final)
Mike Russow vs. Fabricio Werdum
Yuri Alcantara vs. Hacran Dias
Preliminary Card

Rodrigo Damm vs. Anistavio “Gasparzinho” Medeiros
Francisco “Massaranduba” Drinaldo vs. Delson “Pe de Chumbo” Heleno
John “Macapa” Teixeira vs. Hugo “Wolverine” Viana
Leonardo “Macarrao” Mafra Teixeira vs. Thiago de Oliveira Perpetuo
Marcos Vinicius “Vina” Borges Pancini vs. Wagner “Galeto” Campos
Felipe Arantes vs. Milton Vieira

Photo: UFC 147 Event Poster (UFC)

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