It appears that a light hevayweight bout between Keith Jardine and Brandon Vera is in the works for UFC 89. Brandon Vera is coming off a win in his debut in the light heavyweight divison against Reese Andy. Keith Jardine is coming off of a quick knockout loss to Wanderlei Silva at UFC 84. Vera, the former heavyweight standout struggled with energy after cutting weight for his July 19th bout. This fight should catapolt the winner into contention for the title. UFC 89 is shaping up to be a fantastic card. It is slated to be headlined by middleweights Chris Leben vs. Michael Bisping. Also on the card is a bout between cotnenders Lyoto Machida and Thiago Silva as well as a bout between Rameau Thierry Sokoudjou and Luis Cane. Additionaly, it is believed that Anderson Silva could defend his title on this card.
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