On Thursday, Oct. 11, the UFC will hold a pre-fight press conference for its upcoming UFC 153 event which takes place from the HSBC Arena in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on Oct. 13.

The press conference will feature UFC President Dana White as well as middleweight champion Anderson Silva, who will compete at light heavyweight for the third time in his career in the event’s headlining bout with The Ultimate Fighter veteran Stephan Bonnar.

In addition to the light heavyweight main event, the main card also features former heavyweight champion Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira facing Dave Herman and a pair of rising Brazilian light heavyweights, Fabio Maldonado and Glover Teixeira, will battle for their place in the 205-pound ladder.

The event will feature a total of 12 bouts. 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 FX broadcast and a YouTube stream beginning at 7 p.m. ET.

The press conference will begin at 12 p.m. ET. A full stream of the action will appear below.

The UFC 153 card:

Main Card
Anderson Silva vs. Stephan Bonnar
Dave Herman vs. Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira
Fabio Maldonado vs. Glover Teixeira
Jon Fitch vs. Erick Silva
Phil Davis vs. Wagner Prado
Demian Maia vs. Rick Story
Preliminary Card
Rony “Jason” Mariano Bezerra vs. Sam Sicilia
Gleison Tibau vs. Francisco Trinaldo
Diego Brandao vs. Joey Gambino
Renee Forte vs. Sergio Moraes
Chris Camozzi vs. Luiz Cane
Reza Madadi vs. Cristiano Marcello

Photo: Anderson Silva (James Law/Heavy MMA)

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