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UFC 102 News: Jardine vs. Silva Joins Eight Other Bouts, Poster Revealed

The UFC 102 card is already almost set. The event, which marks the UFC’s debut in Portland, OR, will take place on August 29th and is headlined by MMA legends Randy Couture and Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira facing off in the main event.

The UFC also officially announced a bout between light heavyweights Keith Jardine and Thiago Silva in the co-main event. Silva was originally scheduled to face Forrest Griffin at UFC 101, however the UFC decided to have Griffin face Anderson Silva at that event.

Here is the updated card:


– Randy Couture vs. Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira
– Keith Jardine vs. Thiago Silva
– Chris Leben vs. Jake Rosholt
– Demian Maia vs. Nate Marquardt
– Matt Hamill vs. Brandon Vera


– Wilson Gouveia vs. James Irvin
– Junior Dos Santos vs. Justin McCully
– Nick Catone vs. Mark Munoz
– Evan Dunham vs. Matt Veach

The poster for the event has also been released, which you can view below: