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Nine Fights Now Confirmed For UFC 101

The card for the UFC 101 at Philadelphia’s Wachovia Center on August 8th is almost complete with the UFC announcing several more bouts late yesterday. The event is headlined by a lightweight title fight between champion B.J. Penn and challenger Kenny Florian, as well as UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva facing former light heavyweight champion Forrest Griffin in a light heavyweight bout.

Also confirmed were Ricardo Almeida facing Kendall Grove, and The Ultimate Fighter Season 7 winner Amir Sadollah finally making his UFC debut against Johny Hendricks. Below is the current card:

Lightweight Championship
* BJ Penn (c) vs. Kenny Florian

* Forrest Griffin vs. Anderson Silva

* Ricardo Almeida vs. Kendall Grove

* Kurt Pellegrino vs. Josh Neer

* Amir Sadollah vs. Johny Hendricks

* Tamdan McCrory vs. John Howard

* Matt Riddle vs. Dan Cramer

* George Sotiropoulos vs. Rob Emerson

* Jesse Lennox vs. Danillo Villefort