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Quinton Jackson vs. Wanderlei Silva Likely For UFC 93

Quinton JacksonA long-rumored rematch between former UFC light heavyweight champion Quinton “Rampage” Jackson and former PRIDE light heavyweight champion Wanderlei Silva is likely to take place at UFC 93 UFC 94 on January 31st in Las Vegas, according to Yahoo! Sports’ Kevin Iole.

“A very good source told me on Tuesday he expects Jackson and Silva to fight Jan. 31 (Super Bowl weekend) in Las Vegas in UFC 93,” wrote Iole. “It’s a very fluid situation, but it’s almost certain it won’t happen in November and it’s very unlikely for December.”

The matchup was expected to be featured as the co-main event alongside Randy Couture vs. Brock Lesnar at UFC 91 in November.

UFC 93 in headlined by a champion vs. champion clash as UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre takes on UFC lightweight champion BJ Penn in a blockbuster welterweight rematch.

For more on UFC 94: St-Pierre vs. Penn 2 check out the MMA rumors section.

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