On Saturday, July 7, the UFC will hold UFC 148 which takes place from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas.

The event features UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva battling current No. 1 contender Chael Sonnen for second time. Silva famously submitted Sonnen in final minutes of their UFC 117 bout, in which Sonnen dominated the first four rounds.

In addition to the main event, the card will also feature a rubber match between former light heavyweight champions Forrest Griffin and Tito Ortiz. Ortiz is expected to retire following the bout. He will be inducted into the UFC Hall of Fame as part of the week’s activities.

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 7:30 p.m. ET.

The anticipation of the Silva-Sonnen rematch has been fueled by the pair’s trash talk leading into fight week. The promotion has chronicled the fighters’ pre-fight journeys in the latest edition of UFC Primetime. The entire episode can be streamed below.

The UFC 148 card:

Main Card
Anderson Silva vs. Chael Sonnen (for middleweight title)
Forrest Griffin vs. Tito Ortiz
Patrick Cote vs. Cung Le
Dong Hyun Kim vs. Demian Maia
Chad Mendes vs. Cody McKenzie
Mike Easton vs. Ivan Menjivar
Preliminary Card
Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. Gleison Tibau
Fabricio Camoes vs. Melvin Guillard
Riki Fukuda vs. Constantinos Philippou
John Alessio vs. Shane Roller
Yoislandy Izquierdo vs. Rafaello Oliveira

Photo: Anderson Silva (L) submits Chael Sonnen (Esther Lin/AOL)

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