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Anderson Silva returns, takes on Derek Brunson at UFC 208 in Brooklyn

Anderson Silva returns, takes on Derek Brunson at UFC 208 in Brooklyn


UFC President Dana White today announced via Twitter that the former longtime UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva will return to face Derek Brunson at UFC 208 in Brooklyn, New York on February 11.

Dana White on Twitter

Anderson “The Spider” Silva vs Derek Brunson #UFC208 in Brooklyn.

Silva (33-8, 1 NC) was last seen in the Octagon at UFC 200, coming in on just two days notice to face light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier in a non-title fight.

Brunson (16-4) is currently one of the top fighters in the middleweight division.

UFC 208 at Barclays Center is headlined by the inaugural women’s featherweight title fight between former bantamweight champ Holly Holm and Germaine de Randamie.

Anderson Silva returns, takes on Derek Brunson at UFC 208 in Brooklyn

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