UFC Rio: Luiz Cane Latest Brazilian Added to Card

Sal DeRose@@TheSalDeRoseCorrespondent 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