Houson Alexander, the current UFC knock out king will certainly want to keep his win streak alive with a quick defeat of Thiago Silva. Undefeated Silva will have his first real test in the UFC against Alexander. The winner of this bout would likely be given a title shot against UFC light heavyweight champion Quinton Rampage Jackson early next spring.
Other fights confirmed for UFC 78 Validation are:
Rashad Evans vs. Michael Bisping
Dave Terrel Vs. Ed Herman
Hector Lombard vs. Karo Parisyan
Frank Edgar Vs. Spencer Fisher
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