Despite No Title, Lightweight Thomson Keeps Focus For Edwards Showdown
Despite No Title, Lightweight Thomson Keeps Focus for Edwards Showdown
By Loretta Hunt
There was talk of a belt. And then there wasn’t. Although they might be hesitant to admit it, it’s been a tough year for the UFC lightweights, maybe more so for Josh Thomson and Yves Edwards who meet this Saturday at UFC 49 for a non-title bout. Amidst a swirl of rumors and hypotheticals, Thomson and Edwards became the frontrunners for the vacant lightweight title when they both tallied consecutive wins in the promotion. In the end, though, the rumors were simply that– just rumors.
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WANDERLEI SILVA TO ATTEND UFC
LOS ANGELES, California – PRIDE 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 is currently scheduled to fight Quinton "Rampage" Jackson on October 31st, 2004 at PRIDE FC: HIGH OCTANE.