Wanderlei Silva is injured and does not fight at UFC-116

The Brazilian Wanderlei Silva is out of UFC-116, an event that takes place on July 3, in Las Vegas, in the United States. Scheduled to face Japanese Yoshihiro Akiyama, Wand suffered a broken rib during training and is out of the show.



Contact the editorial team SUPER FIGHTS, Tea Silva, Wanderlei's wife, explained the fighter's injury.



“He will have to have surgery, he will probably return to his normal life in six months,” said Tea, predicting the recovery time. “We will be releasing a video statement on the matter,” she said.



The UFC organization has not commented on Japanese Yoshihiro Akiyama's new opponent


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