Anderson Silva (Esther Lin/MMAFighting.com)Report: Anderson Silva to Fight Daniel Cormier at UFC 200 José Youngs July 7, 2016 News, Spotlight, UFC According to a report Brazilian media outlet Combate, former middleweight champion Anderson Silva has agreed to face reigning light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier at UFC 200 on Saturday. This comes just one day removed from chocking revelation that Cormier’s original opponent, Jon Jones, had been pulled from the card after being flagged for a potential anti-doping violation. Silva (34-7) was last seen dropping a unanimous decision to Michael Bisping at UFC Fight Night 84 in February. This setback, marked the Brazilian’s first appearance inside the Octagon since his decision win over Nick Diaz at UFC 183 in January 2015. Silva currently holds several UFC records including the longest win streak in UFC history (16), which included a UFC title reign that lasted a company record six years, eight months and 22 days. To date, all but two of Silva’s wins have come by way TKO, KO or submission. Cormier (16-1), the 2008 U.S. Olympic wrestling captain, was last seen defending his 205-pound title with a hard fought decision over Alexander Gustafsson at UFC 191 in October. This fight is expected to be a non-title fight. UFC 200 will take place at Las Vegas’s new T-Mobile Arena on July 9. The event will be the culmination of the UFC’s 2016 International Fight Week. A heavyweight fight between former champion Brock Lesnar and Mark Hunt will serve as the main event.