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UFC Fight Night 122: Anderson Silva faces Kelvin Gastelum

UFC Shanghai will host the return of former middleweight champion Anderson Silva (34-8-0, 1NC) to the octagon as he faces former TUF winner Kelvin Gastelum (13-3-0, 1NC) Nov. 25.

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Gastelum, who was seconds from defeating Chris Weidman in the first round at UFC on FOX 25 in Long Island, will be giving up height and reach once again to “The Spider.” The two were originally supposed to meet at UFC 212, but Gastelum tested positive for marijuana metabolites resulting in a 90-day suspension.

Silva, 42, hasn’t fought since decisioning Derek Brunson at UFC 208 back in February.


UFC Shanghai is scheduled for Nov. 25 at the Mercedes Benz Arena.

Other bouts are expected to be announced.


Kenai is a former Postmedia Network online news and sports editor. He is the Editor-in-Chief for MMA Crossfire.

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