UFC Rio: Luiz Cane Latest Brazilian Added to Card

Sal DeRoseCorrespondent IApril 17, 2011

Yet another addition to the UFC 134 card in Rio de Janeiro has been made.

According to UFC.com, Brazilian light heavyweight Luiz Cane (11-3) will be fighting on home soil against undefeated prospect Stanislav Nedkov (11-0).

Cane joins a growing card that now includes former UFC light heavyweight champions in Forrest Griffin and Mauricio "Shogun" Rua, and current middleweight champion and pound-for-pound king Anderson Silva.

Also made official for UFC in Rio is a bout between lightweights Spencer Fisher (24-7) and another Brazilian, Thiago Tavares (15-4-1).

The confirmed card for UFC 134 in Rio:

Middleweight Championship Bout—Anderson Silva (c, 28-4) vs. Yushin Okami (26-5)

Light Heavyweight Bout—Forrest Griffin (18-6) vs. Mauricio "Shogun" Rua (19-5)

Light Heavyweight Bout—Luiz Cane (11-3) vs. Stanislav Nedkov (11-0)

Lightweight Bout—Thiago Tavares (15-4-1) vs. Spencer Fisher (24-7)

Rumored Fights for UFC 134:

 Lightweight Bout—Takanori Gomi (32-7) vs. Edson Barboza (8-0)

Royce Gracie (14-2-3) vs. TBA