The official UFC 147: Silva vs. Franklin II pre-fight press conference took place Tuesday, June 21, live from Belo Horizonte, Brazil. Former PRIDE champion Wanderlei Silva and former UFC middleweight champion Rich Franklin were in attendance to field questions from the Brazilian media regarding their upcoming catchweight rematch, which is slated to headline UFC 147 on June 23, 2012 at the Estádio Jornalista Felipe Drumond in Belo Horizonte, Brazil.
Also present for the press conference were middleweights Cezar Ferreira and Sergio Moraes, featherweights Godofredo Pepey and Rony Mariano Bezerra, and heavyweights Fabricio Werdum and Mike Russow. Video of the UFC 147 pre-fight press conference can be seen below.
Pay-Per-View Main Card:
Rich Frankin vs. Wanderlei Silva
Cezar Ferreira vs. Sergio Moraes
Rony Mariano Bezerra vs. Godofredo de Oliveira
Mike Russow vs. Fabricio Werdum
Yuri Alcantara vs. Hacran Dias
FX/Facebook Preliminary Card
Rodrigo Damm vs. Anistavio Medeiros
Francisco Drinaldo vs. Delson Heleno
John Teixeira vs. Hugo Viana
Leonardo Mafra Teixeira vs. Thiago de Oliveira Perpetuo
Marcos Vinicius Borges Pancini vs. Wagner Campos
Felipe Arantes vs. Milton Vieira