From Dream Stage Entertainment
August 19, 2004

LOS ANGELES, California ?EPRIDE FC Middleweight Champion and 2003 Grand Prix Champion Wanderlei Silva will be in Las Vegas attending this weekend's Ultimate Fighting Championship event at the MGM Grand. The event, UFC 49: Unfinished Business, is scheduled for Saturday, August 21st, and will feature a main event of Vitor "The Phenom" Belfort versus Randy "The Natural" Couture for the UFC light heavyweight championship title.

Silva's last bout was against Yuki Kondo at PRIDE FC: FINAL CONFLICT 2004 on August 15th (results unreported for this press release). The champion is currently scheduled to defend his title against Quinton "Rampage" Jackson on October 31st, 2004 at PRIDE FC: HIGH OCTANE.

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