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Wanderlei confirms Akiyama fight for Sydney, Australia

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Wanderlei Silva has confirmed his next opponent. In a video blog entitled ‘Wanderlei Silva vs. Yoshihiro Akiyama’, the legendary Brazilian confirms the fight for Sydney, Australia on February 21st.

“Finally I have the date for my next fight. I am going to fight on 21st of February in Sydney Australia. I am so happy because this is the first event there and my boss has chosen to put me there, it is a great honour for me because it is the main event,” he says in the video.

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Post #1   10/16/09 12:48:30PM   

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So UFC is going down under it shud be awesome with an great fight to cap it off.Its a long way off yet to be getting into talking about this fight but al go Wanderlei by 2st rd tko.

Post #2   10/16/09 3:09:38PM   

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rumor is that this will be the main event
i gotta go with wandy aikyama is a small middleweight
hope fully this will be on spike tv

Post #3   10/16/09 7:32:59PM   

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If Akiyama fights like he did against Belcher he's going to get demolished IMO. Hopefully he's over his octagon jitters.

Post #4   10/16/09 7:42:31PM   

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Wandy via demolition

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Gotta go with Wand in this one. Should be a war.

Post #6   10/16/09 9:27:45PM   

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this is a GREAT fight for the Australia card, im so happy

but ive been thinking it could be a 18+ event like in Germany, if it is I will miss out by less than a month !!!

I will be the world's angriest man if that happens. well i guess i wont quite be a man yet lol ......

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Post #7   10/16/09 10:14:52PM   

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Silva's the favorite, but counting out Akiyama is foolish. He's not a can or give-me fight at all; he has own set of powerful hands.

Should be fireworks and a knockout. Can't wait.

Post #8   10/17/09 12:46:41AM   

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Wand 1st round KO! I think this is the start to a good run in the MW div for him.

Post #9   10/17/09 3:30:58PM